Miss Grand Thailand Reaches Top 20
YANGON — Thailand’s representative to the Miss Grand International pageant was among 20 contestants in the contest’s final round Thursday night. Miss Grand Thailand Nam-oi...
US Official Urges ASEAN to Stand up to China in Sea Row
KUALA LUMPUR (AP) — A senior U.S. official on Thursday urged Southeast Asian nations meeting this weekend in Bangkok to put up a stiffer resistance to China's militarization of the disputed South China Sea.
Cambodia Charges Japanese Man in Sex Trafficking Case
PHNOM PENH — A Japanese man and two Cambodians were charged Tuesday with allegedly tricking Cambodian women into working in the sex trade in Japan.
In an Instant, Vietnam Execution Photo Framed a View of War
NEW YORK — It was a fraction of a second that jolted Americans' view of the Vietnam War.
Grab Buys Uber’s Southeast Asia Ridesharing Business
Fast growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business Grab is acquiring Uber's Southeast Asian business operations
7-Meter Python Swallows Indonesian Woman
JAKARTA — A 7-meter-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.
Woman Recounts Problems on Lion Air Jet’s Previous Flight
JAKARTA — An Indonesian TV presenter who was on the penultimate flight of the Lion Air plane that crashed Monday says passengers were angry...
Nearly 80% of China-Laos Railway Project Completed
NANNING (Xinhua) — Nearly 80 percent of the construction of the China-Laos railway has been completed, said Lao Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone on Saturday.
Myanmar Accused at UN Court of Genocide Against Rohingya
THE HAGUE (AP) — Myanmar was accused Monday of genocide at the U.N.'s highest court for its campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, as lawyers asked the International Court of Justice to urgently order measures "to stop Myanmar's genocidal conduct immediately."
Remnants of Ancient Underground City Discovered Beneath Angkor Wat
LONDON — An Australian archaeologist says he and colleagues have found evidence of previously undiscovered medieval urban and agricultural networks surrounding the ancient city of Angkor Wat.