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Wildlife group: Exotic pets trade activity rises on Facebook

Sep 10, 2018

A wildlife monitoring group says research it has conducted since 2016 has found a sharp increase in the number of people belonging to Facebook groups in Thailand where endangered animals are bought and sold

12 Thais arrested for sharing Facebook post on rape report

Sep 7, 2018

Police in Thailand have arrested 12 people who shared a Facebook post about a rape allegation by a British tourist who claims that the police refused to accept her complaint when she reported the crime

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile member of a Chinese tech elite who enjoy the glamor of movie stars in their homeland

Chinese police detain owner of hotel where fire killed 19

Aug 26, 2018

Police in northeastern China say they have detained the owner of a resort hotel where a fire killed 19 people and injured 23 others

Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a video of the event to Facebook

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

The Latest: Soldiers pull man alive from collapsed mosque

Aug 7, 2018

Soldiers have a pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque that collapsed in the northern Lombok during Sunday night's powerful earthquake

Thousands left homeless by deadly quake on Indonesian island

Aug 6, 2018

Thousands left homeless by a powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok sheltered in makeshift tents as authorities expect the toll of 98 dead will rise

The Latest: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98

Aug 6, 2018

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the death toll from the Lombok earthquake has risen to 98 from the previously announced 91

Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island; 91 dead

Aug 6, 2018

A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 91 people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities said rescuers still hadn't reached some hard-hit areas and the death toll could climb

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