Myanmar Protesters Defy Curfew; Media Outlets Ordered Shut
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Demonstrators in Myanmar’s biggest city came out Monday night for their first mass protests in defiance of an 8 p.m. curfew,
Malaysia’s King Abdicates in Unexpected and Rare Move
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V has abdicated after just two years on the throne. The palace said in a statement Sunday that...
Myanmar Quake Shakes Up Bangkok
BANGKOK — People in tall buildings in Bangkok took to social media to describe their surprise at feeling tremors from a powerful quake which struck Myanmar at about 5.30pm on Wednesday.
Navy to Push Rohingya Boat People Out of Thai Waters as Response Debated
BANGKOK — As the number of Rohingya fleeing what the UN has described as “textbook” ethnic cleansing reached an estimated 412,000 people Monday, Thailand...
Machines Coming to Take Millions of Thai Jobs: Report
BANGKOK — Millions of Thais are at risk of losing their jobs in the coming years – and it’s not “illegal immigrants” or "outsourcing"...
What Could Have Downed Flight MH370? Hypoxia, Explained
HOUSTON — A doctor volunteering for a dog rescue operation who failed to land his small plane in Central Texas as planned and was later tracked by fighter jets flying over the Gulf of Mexico appeared unresponsive and may have been suffering from a lack of oxygen, officials said Thursday.
Prosecutors: Pilot Filmed Underage Girls in Philippines
PLUMSTED, New Jersey — A New Jersey pilot created child pornography images and videos of two underage girls engaging in sex acts while he was in the Philippines, according to federal prosecutors.
Police Say Body of British Tourist Missing in Cambodia Found
PHNOM PENH (AP) — The body of a British backpacker missing for more than a week in Cambodia was found at sea Thursday about 60 miles (100 kilometers) from the island where she disappeared, officials said.
Kim Jung Un Just Landed in Singapore. Here Are the Photos.
SINGAPORE— Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he left...
ISIS’ Malay-Language Media Unlikely to Win Hearts, Minds in Deep South, Experts Say
BANGKOK — Even if it’s true the Islamic State is distributing newspapers in Thailand’s restive southern provinces, the group is unlikely to gain sway in the region, experts on the Deep South said Wednesday.