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Mezzanine Collapse Inside Jakarta Tower Hurts Nearly 80

JAKARTA —  A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring nearly 80 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation.
Villagers take refuge on a rooftop above flood waters from a collapsed dam Tuesday in the Attapeu district of southeastern Laos. Photo: Associated Press

Flooding From Laos Hydroelectric Dam Leaves Hundreds Missing

BANGKOK — Massive flooding from a South Korean-constructed hydroelectric dam in Laos left several people dead and hundreds missing, state media said Tuesday. Rescue...

Indonesia Earthquake Rattles Phuket

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Reuters journalist Thet Oo Maung Maung, known as Wa Lone, is escorted by police upon arrival at court Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, outside Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: Thein Zaw / Associated Press

Reuters Journalists Charged with Violating Myanmar Law

BANGKOK — Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation.
The 10th session of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) plenary seen here in 2011. Photo: Khmer Rouge Tribunal (ECCC) / Flickr

Cambodian Tribunal Session Set for Verdicts on Khmer Rouge

PHNOM PENH — The international tribunal to judge the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million...

Army Supporters, Buddhist Nationalists March in Myanmar City

YANGON — People marched in Myanmar's largest city on Sunday to support the military, which has come under heavy criticism over violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.

Citing Govt Threats, Cambodia Daily Prints Last Ever Issue

PHNOM PENH — When Cambodia's main opposition leader was arrested over the weekend in a surprise police raid, one of the country's last independent media outlets rushed reporters out in the middle of night to cover the story, just as it has done for nearly a quarter century.

N. Korea: Heart Attack; Not Nerve Agent, Killed Kim Jong Nam

KUALA LUMPUR — A North Korean envoy says a heart attack likely killed Kim Jong Nam, not VX nerve agent as a Malaysia autopsy showed.

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