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Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Feb 8, 2019

Thai politics took two astonishing turns when the king's sister sought to make a historic bid to become prime minister, only to have her brother later shut down her effort because it the constitution, which bars the monarchy from politics

Thai princess finds tumult in politics, like life

Feb 8, 2019

The Thai princess who tried to buck tradition to jump into the political arena has always been a bit of a rebel. She has had a fair share of tumult in her life, and her bid to become prime minister is the latest

Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets, temple visits

Feb 5, 2019

Asia welcomes the lunar Year of the Pig with temple visits, family banquets and world's biggest travel spree

China greets Lunar New Year with celebrations, travel rush

Feb 1, 2019

China is greeting the Lunar New Year with celebrations and a travel rush

Chinese model in derided Dolce & Gabbana ads apologizes

Jan 23, 2019

The Chinese model in advertisements for Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana that were widely derided in the country has apologized for her appearance in the campaign

China grants Ivanka Trump 5 trademarks amid trade talks

Jan 22, 2019

China OK's five new Ivanka Trump trademarks amid trade talks with Washington

China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

Jan 21, 2019

China says it will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Everest from the northern face by 1/3 this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's highest peak

Thai military chief urges loyalty ahead of expected election

Jan 18, 2019

Thailand's military has held its annual Armed Forces Day parade as the country prepares for expected elections more than four years after soldiers overthrew an elected government

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Jan 18, 2019

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

Hong Kong ex-leader Tsang released after serving sentence

Jan 15, 2019

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang has been released after serving time in prison for failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment from a businessman applying for a broadcasting license

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