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Thai Opposition Leader Convicted, Disqualified From Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR - A Thai court Wednesday convicted opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of holding shares in a media company ...


Was that joke funny or offensive? Who's telling it matters

In September, before the start of its 45th season, "Saturday Night Live" brought on some new cast members. The decision ...


Pope Arrives in Thailand to Encourage Catholic Minority

BANGKOK - Pope Francis arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan, beginning a mission ...


'Pinoy Music Icons' immortalized in commemorative stamps

Have you heard of the names Rene Garcia, Pepe Smith, and Rico J. Puno?During the mid-1970's, Rene Garcia of the ...


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East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

Baking Cities Advance 'Slowly' in Race Against Rising Heat Threat

LONDON - With urban populations surging around the world, cities will struggle to keep residents safe from fast-growing heat risks ...

US Offers Vietnam Coast Guard Ship to Help Patrol South China Sea

The United States will give Vietnam's coast guard a second cutter vessel, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Wednesday ...

Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Myanmar's Defense in Genocide Case at ICJ

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will lead the country's defense against allegations of genocide at the International Court of ...

Business

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Emirates commits to 30 Boeing 787s at Dubai Air Show

DUBAI, UAE - One of the busiest and more travelled airlines in the world has placed an $8.8 billion order ...

U.S. markets decline in line with global slide

NEW YORK, New York - Sellers continued to dominate on Wall Street on Wednesday as prospects for a U.S. trade ...

Chinese rural sector to benefit from ADB and Alibaba tie-up

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba are joining forces to support China's rural vitalization plan.ADB Vice-President ...

Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

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Man who hacked official U.S. websites had grudge against police

AKRON, Ohio - For a few days in 2017, visitors to the websites for the city of Akron, Ohio, and ...


Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...


Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...


Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...


Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...


One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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