A Chinese scientist says he has edited the DNA of twin baby girls. If true, the news is a worrying change from the way scientists usually work with DNA.
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Last Thursday, high school students in Korea took an eight hour test that could change the rest of their lives. The whole country stops to focus on this test.
A news company run by the government of China showed off a new tool earlier this month - a computer-created TV host to read the news on TV.
The government of Sri Lanka is a pretty big mess now. After three weeks of political tricks by its president, people aren't even sure if the country still has a government.
Bill Gates is one of the world's richest men. He and his company, Microsoft, helped make computers cheap and popular. So what's he interested in now? Toilets.
A rap group in Thailand created a surprise hit with a strong video attacking the government. Instead of arresting the rappers, the government put out its own hip-hop song.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Modi of India led the opening of the largest statue in the world. The giant bronze statue honors Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, one of India's early leaders.
On Tuesday, China opened the world's longest sea bridge. The 34-mile (55-kilometer) bridge connects the Chinese mainland to two islands under Chinese control.
You may have never asked yourself, "How many Chinas are there?" or "Which is the real China?" But those questions are very important to a lot of people in Asia.
In Japan, many people look forward to seeing the cherry trees bloom in the spring, So why are some cherry trees blooming now, almost five months early?