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US Warship Collides With Tanker Near Singapore; 10 Missing

SINGAPORE — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, and at least 10 sailors are missing.

Malaysian Sultan Strikes Equestrian Gold at SEA Games 

KUALA LUMPUR — A Malaysian sultan has made more history in the Southeast Asian Games by winning the equestrian endurance race. Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, the first...

Indonesia Angered After Malaysia Shows Its Flag as Poland’s

JAKARTA — Indonesia has accused the Malaysian organizers of the Southeast Asian Games of negligence after the Indonesian flag was printed upside down in a souvenir guidebook.

6 Die in Vietnam While Sawing Off Leftover Mortar Shell

HANOI — Six people including four children in a family have been killed when a Vietnam War-era mortar shell they were sawing for scrap metal exploded.
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Thailand is His Name, Cheering Thailand is His Game

BANGKOK — For years, he’s been an unmistakable burst of red, white and blue in the stands. Tune into the Olympics, SEA Games, Asian Games or any event with Thai competitors and you’ll likely find him dressed in outrageous costumes, spinning his hypnotic parasol and screaming his head off.

Tattoo Regret? Study Quran, Get Free Removal at Indonesian Clinic (Photos)

TANGERANG, Indonesia — Each staccato rat-a-tat-tat of the laser firing an intense beam at the elaborate red, green and black dragon on Taufiq Hidayat's...

Indonesia President: Spread Wealth, Protect Diversity

JAKARTA — Indonesia's president on Wednesday vowed a fairer distribution of the nation's wealth and a renewed commitment to protecting diversity after volatile months in which the country's reputation for tolerance was undermined by religious tensions and attacks on minorities.

Rare Siamese Croc Eggs Hatch at Cambodian Conservation Center

PHNOM PENH — Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern...

Violence Mars Town Hall by Ex-Malaysian Leader Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR — A town hall meeting with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who now heads an opposition coalition, was marred by violence...

Hun Sen Says Border Crisis With Laos Averted

PHNOM PENH — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who threatened Friday to use force over a border crisis with neighboring Laos, announced Saturday that...

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