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Takashi Yanaoka, president of the Musashigaoka Golf Course outside Tokyo, says tee times are booked at about 90 percent here. But it bucks an industry-wide downward trend. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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Japan Has Half Of Asia's Golf Courses, But The Game's Popularity There Is Flagging

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Rail Officials Apologize For Train That Didn't Run On Schedule

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In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

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Flanked by teammates Cody Riley (left) and Jalen Hill, UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball reads his statement during a news conference at UCLA on Wednesday. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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In Myanmar, The Persecution Of the Muslim Minority, The Rohingya, Continues

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President Trump Delivers Speech After Returning From Asia

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LiAngelo Ball, seen during an exhibition game in Los Angeles on Nov. 1, is one of three UCLA players to have been detained by Chinese authorities, along with Jalen Hill and Cody Riley. Ball is a younger brother of NBA rookie Lonzo Ball. Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump waves goodbye as he enters Air Force One after participating in the East Asia Summit on Tuesday in the Philippines capital Manila. Trump finished a five-country trip through Asia visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Alibaba, China's E-Commerce Giant, Made More Than $25 Billion On Singles' Day

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A "comfort woman" statue is placed on a bus seat to mark the 5th International Memorial Day for Comfort Women in Seoul in August. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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'Comfort Woman' Memorial Statues, A Thorn In Japan's Side, Now Sit On Korean Buses

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looks on during the 20th ASEAN China Summit in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Ezra Acayan/AP hide caption

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The Deadly Cost Of Duterte's War On Drugs

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Asian leaders and President Trump pose for a photo during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Manila on Monday. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump does the "ASEAN-way handshake" with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (left) and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on stage during the opening ceremony at the ASEAN Summit on Monday. Trump initially did the handshake incorrectly. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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