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More than 40 percent of young Japanese single adults are virgins and almost three-quarters of men are not in any kind of relationship.
China will launch its second space lab as the country works towards setting up its own space station, among several ambitious goals.
The United States is giving the Philippines two used military aircraft in the face of territorial disputes with China.
Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.
Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.
Heading Down Under where locals are "dry as a dead dingo's donger" and beachgoers don "budgie smugglers"?
An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread.
Police in Bangkok announced a crackdown against Thai drivers playing Pokemon Go.
An orangutan living in an Australian zoo has created a jazz riff.
A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia.
Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project.
The head of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong has said the Chinese government is willing to reach an understanding with the Vatican.
The number of web users in China has risen over 700 million.
An Indian bank on Monday issued the first ever offshore rupee-denominated bond in London.
Since its release in the United States, Australia and New Zealand last week, the free Pokemon Go smartphone game that overlays play on the real world has triggered a craze tinged with obsession.
Chinese university tutor Xie Shu's core subject is Communist ideology, but he has diversified from the dry annals of political doctrine for a more hands-on subject: seduction.
At $100,000 a head, the puppies in western Seoul don't come cheap -- but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.
Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.
India and Pakistan inched closer Friday to joining a regional security and economic bloc led by Russia and China.
China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips without using US technology.
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