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Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

Mar 30, 2018

Seven Filipino Roman Catholic devotees, including a woman, have been nailed to crosses in a Good Friday reenactment of Jesus Christ's sufferings that was watched by thousands of spectators but frowned upon by church leaders

Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

Mar 29, 2018

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

Hong Kong's skyline farms harvest more happiness than food

Mar 27, 2018

Skyline farms thrive on space-starved Hong Kong's rooftops, yielding more happiness than food

Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

Lincoln to Thai king: Thanks but no thanks for the elephants

Mar 24, 2018

Elephants are Thailand's national animal, so it's only natural that King Mongkut in 1861 offered to send a pair to the United States as a gift of friendship that has now endured 200 years.

Pipe dream? Hong Kong architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Mar 15, 2018

Drain pipe micro-homes latest idea for alleviating Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing

Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence

Mar 13, 2018

Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense

China to build massive $1.5 billion panda conservation area

Mar 8, 2018

The Bank of China has pledged at least 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) to create a massive giant panda conservation park in southwestern Sichuan province

Smoking orangutan riles anger against zoo in Indonesia

Mar 8, 2018

A video of an orangutan smoking has again brought criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles

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