The head of entertainment giant Disney has had a rare official meeting with China's president, one month before the opening of a multibillion-dollar theme park in the country's financial hub of Shanghai.
Didi Tang, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 4:50am
China's government health care regulator on Thursday ordered hospitals not to outsource medical services or promote false advertising amid a public outcry over the death of a young man who received expensive but ineffective treatments for a rare form of cancer.
A Philippine senator filed a corruption complaint on Thursday alleging that the front-runner in the country's presidential race, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, hired 11,000 non-existent employees whose salaries cost the government 708 million pesos ($15 million) in 2014.
Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 4:00am
In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 2:10am
The Pentagon is lowering its estimate of the number of people it believes have faced retaliation for making claims of sexual assault, arguing that what might sometimes feel like revenge may actually be an attempt to help.
Bill Draper, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 12:00am
Six decades after Kansas City shuttered one of the nation's largest streetcar networks, a modern but much smaller version is set to open in its central business district — a project supporters say already has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of downtown development.