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Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Oct 19, 2018

Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Oct 19, 2018

An outspoken former detainee in China's internment camps for Muslims says his application for a visa to visit the United States was rejected despite an invitation to speak at Congress about his ordeal

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War

Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

Oct 17, 2018

Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life

China says interning Muslims brings them into 'modern' world

Oct 17, 2018

China characterized its mass internment of Muslims as bringing into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily led astray, a depiction seen as having troubling colonial overtones

US lawmakers call on Trump to help detained Chinese Muslims

Oct 10, 2018

U.S. lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to condemn "gross violations" of human rights against Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang region

Hong Kong to ban e-cigarettes, other new smoking products

Oct 10, 2018

Hong Kong plans to ban e-cigarettes and other new smoking products

Philippine president: Tests showed 'I'm not yet cancerous'

Oct 9, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says medical tests show he doesn't have cancer, but adds that he won't release a detailed report on his health

Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray

Oct 7, 2018

Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes have flocked to sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, seeking answers as the death toll breached 1,700 and officials feared more than 5,000 others could be missing

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Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an...

Oct 19, 2018

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

An outspoken former detainee in China's internment camps for Muslims says his application for a...

Oct 19, 2018

Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial...

Oct 17, 2018

Financial Times says Hong Kong denied editor's visa renewal

The Financial Times says Hong Kong has denied a visa renewal for its Asia editor

Oct 5, 2018

Thailand keeping 'The Beach' of movie fame closed for rehab

Thailand extending closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The...

Oct 4, 2018

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel...

Sep 22, 2018