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2-day memorial ends for Chinese victims of Thai boat tragedy

Aug 23, 2018

A two-day memorial observance in Thailand for a group of 47 Chinese visitors who died when their tour boat sank in bad weather has concluded with a candlelight ceremony

Officials dismiss Indonesian principal behind jihad parade

Aug 23, 2018

Education officials have dismissed the principal of an Indonesian kindergarten after a video of veiled children carrying replica weapons in a street parade sparked an outcry in the world's most populous Muslim nation

Police probe sexual misconduct claims against Chinese monk

Aug 23, 2018

Chinese police have opened an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against a well-known Buddhist monk accused of harassing nuns

Thailand holds ceremony in honor of 47 Chinese boat victims

Aug 22, 2018

Thailand holds religious ceremony in honor of 47 Chinese tourists who died last month when their boat sank in rough weather off the resort island of Phuket

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Aug 20, 2018

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a earlier temblor that killed hundreds

The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

Aug 20, 2018

A strong earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed at least two people

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides

Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

Aug 15, 2018

One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct

Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

Aug 11, 2018

A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Aug 7, 2018

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless villagers wait for aid

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