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Indonesia deports 2 French journalists from Papua province

Mar 19, 2017

Indonesia deported two French journalists for committing visa violations while shooting a documentary film in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua

Indonesian gets 6 years for smuggling migrants to N. Zealand

Mar 16, 2017

An Indonesian court has sentenced a people-smuggling kingpin to six years in jail for organizing a trip for migrants to New Zealand in early 2015

Director Jia Zhangke to host film festival in northern China

Mar 16, 2017

Chinese director Jia Zhangke, known for films exploring China's wrenching social changes, will host his own festival to showcase the work of young directors and movies from developing countries

'Beauty and the Beast' shelved in Malaysia despite approval

Mar 14, 2017

Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie "Beauty and the Beast" in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors say Tuesday it has been approved with a minor cut involving a "gay moment."

China not amused by Dalai Lama's spot on John Oliver's show

Mar 7, 2017

John Oliver won rave reviews for his "Last Week Tonight" interview showing the Dalai Lama in all his candor and wit, though Beijing was not amused

Jackie Chan: Hollywood competition means better China films

Mar 7, 2017

Jackie Chan says letting more Hollywood movies into the Chinese market would put pressure on Chinese domestic filmmakers to boost the quality of their output

Philippines protests 'Madam Secretary' portrayal of leader

Mar 7, 2017

The Philippine government has protested the depiction of a fictional leader of its country who makes a pass at the female U.S. Secretary of State in the CBS drama "Madam Secretary."

Japan's emperor pays respects to Thailand's late king

Mar 5, 2017

Japanese Emperor Akihito has paid his respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, arriving in Bangkok following a weeklong trip to Vietnam aimed at winning support against Chinese expansionism

Emperor expresses sympathy to Vietnamese left by soldiers

Mar 2, 2017

Japan's emperor expressed sympathy to Vietnamese families abandoned by Japanese soldiers after World War II

Japan emperor to meet abandoned Vietnam families of soldiers

Mar 1, 2017

Japan's emperor and empress, on a landmark visit to Vietnam, are expected to express their sympathies when they meet Thursday with Vietnamese women abandoned by their Japanese soldier husbands after World War II

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