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Police Arrest Suspected Kingpin of Wildlife Trafficking

BANGKOK — Police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade.

Methamphetamine Output Booming in Southeast Asia: UN

BANGKOK — Production of methamphetamine is skyrocketing in Southeast Asia, with prices dropping and usage expanding, the U.N.'s anti-drug agency said Monday.

Redshirt Activist Kritsuda Reveals Details of Torture

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Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an opening speech during the Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition in 2017 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Photo: Aung Shine Oo / Associated Press

Myanmar’s Ruling Party Wins 7 of 13 by-Election Seats

YANGON — Myanmar's ruling party led by Aung San Suu Kyi won just over half the seats in by-elections to fill 13 of the...

Philippines’ Duterte Offers China 3rd Telecom Carrier Slot

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to China an opportunity to operate a new, third telecommunications carrier in the country, his spokesman said Monday.

Thailand Claims Progress in Combating Human Trafficking

BANGKOK — Thailand's military government says it made progress in fighting human trafficking in 2016, aiming for a favorable review from the U.S. State Department in its annual report on modern-day slavery.
Residents walk on Nusa Dua Beach in 2015 in Bali, Indonesia. Photo: Thomas Depenbusch / Flickr

Fishing Boat Capsizes off Java, All 13 Aboard Missing

JAKARTA — A rescue official says 13 people are missing after a fishing boat capsized off Indonesia's main island of Java. The boat, Bunga Hati...

'Conversation With Thaksin' Book Sued For Lèse Majesté

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, at right, meets Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday in Singapore. Photo: Bernat Armangue / Pool

US Veep Says US Committed to Indo-Pacific Cooperation, Not Control

SINGAPORE — America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said...

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