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Myanmar parliament approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

Feb 24, 2018

Myanmar's parliament has approved a budget of about $15 million for a fence and related projects along the same stretch of border Rohingya Muslims have crossed while fleeing a military crackdown

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Feb 23, 2018

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages in vast operation human rights groups say is destroying evidence of crimes

China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

Feb 23, 2018

Chinese authorities say they are prosecuting an insurance tycoon who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law

Malaysian rapper's dog video sparks claim of insulting Islam

Feb 23, 2018

Malaysian police say an ethnic Chinese rapper has been detained over complaints that his latest music video featuring dancers wearing dog masks and performing "obscene" moves insulted Islam and could hurt racial harmony

Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

Feb 21, 2018

Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-threatening haze across the region

Caricature of Thai scholar raises money for dissidents

Feb 19, 2018

A cartoonist who lampoons Thailand's military government has done a caricature of a historian critical of the nation's monarchy and sold it in an online auction to raise money for legal aid for political dissidents

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and beyond welcome Lunar New Year

Feb 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and around the world have been celebrating the Lunar New Year Friday

Millions in China journey home for Lunar New Year

Feb 14, 2018

Millions in China are boarding trains, planes and automobiles in the travel rush ahead of Friday's Lunar New Year

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

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China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

Chinese authorities say they are prosecuting an insurance tycoon who had discussed possibly...

Feb 23, 2018

Millions in China journey home for Lunar New Year

Millions in China are boarding trains, planes and automobiles in the travel rush ahead of Friday's...

Feb 14, 2018

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to...

Feb 13, 2018

Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in polluted haze

A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, blurring views of the gilded temples...

Feb 8, 2018

Groups call for shutdown of brutal Indonesia animal markets

Campaigners are calling for the closure of Indonesian animal markets touted as tourist attractions...

Jan 25, 2018

China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan 'country'

China rebukes Zara, Delta and Medtronic for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a new...

Jan 12, 2018