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North Korea made $120 million a year from Kaesong joint factory park, report says

8 hours 21 min ago
North Korea raked in more than $120 million a year from a symbolic cross-border industrial zone that Pyongyang and Seoul are pushing to re-open as ...

Vietnam jails American for 12 years for attempting to overthrow state

8 hours 21 min ago
A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a U.S. citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of “attempting to overthrow the state” ...

Memes, cartoons and caustic Cantonese: the language of Hong Kong’s protests

9 hours 13 min ago
Viral artwork pummeling city leaders, clever word plays and Cantonese cursing that would make a sailor blush — Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous ...

Child soldiers drawn into West Papua separatist conflict in Indonesia

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 23:43
The long-simmering armed conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, The Associated Press has found, ...

As protesters threaten to resume demonstrations, Hong Kong government offices reopen

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 23:05
Hong Kong reopened its downtown government offices Monday as protesters threatened to resume demonstrations to demand the release of people arrested in recent rallies and ...

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 22:07
Rescuers on Monday were continuing to search the rubble of a building that collapsed while under construction in a Cambodia beach town, killing at least ...

Pompeo says U.S.-North Korea relationship ‘in a better place’ after letters

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 19:41
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday confirmed that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, voicing ...

Indian soldiers recover bodies of seven missing mountaineers believed killed in avalanche

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 12:19
Indian paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed killed on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan ...

Thai soccer team members rescued from cave mark anniversary with sports event

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 05:20
Some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach have marked the anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped in a flooded ...

ASEAN leaders call for restraint at sea and in U.S.-China trade war

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 00:39
Southeast Asian leaders pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed south China Sea Sunday after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the ...

Deadly collapse of Chinese-owned building in Cambodia raises questions over hasty development

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 22:28
Rescue workers on Sunday picked through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a Cambodian beach town in a desperate search for survivors, after ...

North Korea’s Kim receives letter from Trump, says he will ‘seriously contemplate’ its ‘interesting content’

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 17:13
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received an “excellent” letter from U.S. President Donald Trump, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Sunday, just ...

Hong Kong police vow to pursue protest leaders involved in siege of headquarters

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 22:49
Hong Kong police on Saturday vowed to pursue the ringleaders of a 15-hour blockade of their headquarters that involved thousands of anti-government demonstrators as a ...

In surprise move, Sri Lanka extends emergency following Easter suicide attacks

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 22:12
A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka’s president on Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter ...

Indonesia to vet public servants to identify Islamists

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 21:05
Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hard-line Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed ...

Pakistani Pashtun activists say arrests of their leaders herald a state crackdown

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 21:05
After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful ...

Duterte accepts Beijing’s proposal to jointly investigate allegation that Chinese vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after sinking their boat

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 21:04
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China’s proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat ...

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 18:32
Protesters in Hong Kong ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious ...

Chinese crackdown on foreign names for places and businesses draws social media backlash

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 01:36
The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain — to the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go.Provinces ...

Sex tapes apparently showing Mahathir aide with another man cloud PM’s succession plan

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 00:36
Leaked sex videos purporting to show a potential successor to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with another man have deepened rifts within the ruling coalition ...

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