Rob McBride

Rob McBride

Asia Pacific

Virtual reality highlight of Tokyo Game Show convention

The latest cutting edge video games were unveiled at the annual Tokyo Game Show convention. A quarter of a million gaming enthusiasts are expected to visit. One of the hottest draws this year is VR, or Virtual Reality.

Virtual reality highlight of Tokyo Game Show convention

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Japan deploys missile interceptor to Hokkaido

Japan has sent an anti-missile system to the northern island of Hokkaido.

Japan deploys missile interceptor to Hokkaido

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North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones

Relatives and supporters of Japanese people, abducted forty years ago by North Korean agents, have gathered in Tokyo.

North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones

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Innovative Japanese projects help seniors with dementia

Japan is celebrating a public holiday in honour of its senior citizens. Respect for the Elderly Day comes as the country breaks its own record for the number of people to reach the age of 100.

Innovative Japanese projects help seniors with dementia

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Guam: Mixed reactions to military buildup over NK missile threats

The threat of North Korea firing missiles hangs over the US territory of Guam in the Western Pacific. And it adds urgency to a plan to increase US forces on the tiny island.

Guam: Mixed reactions to military buildup over NK missile threats

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Living under the threat of missile attack in Guam

North Korea says military drills by the US and South Korea mark a step closer to nuclear war.

Living under the threat of missile attack in Guam

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Chinese painter captures rural life

A Chinese artist has fulfilled his dream by capturing rural life in his paintings.

Chinese painter captures rural life

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China corruption: Political star's fall from grace

China's Communist Party has been left stunned by the downfall of one of its rising stars, just months ahead of a national leadership shake-up.

China corruption: Political star's fall from grace

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China marks army's 90th anniversary in huge military parade

A huge parade in China is marking 90 years since the founding of the People's Liberation Army.

China marks army's 90th anniversary in huge military parade

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China: Survivors still grieving a year after devastating floods

Many of the survivors say they were given no warning when the river was about to break its banks.

China: Survivors still grieving a year after devastating floods

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Afghanistan’s homes transformed into array of colour

The Afghan government has launched an ambitious urban regeneration project aimed at improving people's mental health.

Afghanistan’s homes transformed into array of colour

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Afghanistan bus lanes to reduce congestion

Transport bus lanes are the latest idea put forward in Kabul to ease traffic jams. The war against the Taliban and other groups is a priority for the government. But stressed drivers say something has to be done to help them. Rob McBride reports.

Afghanistan bus lanes to reduce congestion