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The daughter of Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Paetongtarn Shinawatra cheers with supporters during a Pheu Thai party general assembly meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

Thaksin’s Daughter Paetongtarn Outlines Pheu Thai’s Vision

BANGKOK (AP) — The daughter of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra promised a new era of social equality on Tuesday, saying if her party is elected to power in next year's election it will bring an end to poverty in the Southeast Asian nation.
A participant runs past signage at the venue of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC summit venue, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Anupam Nath / AP

Asia-Pacific Leaders Condemn War, Renew Calls for Open Trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Leaders from around the Asia-Pacific called for an end to Russia’s war on Ukraine and pledged to steer the region’s economies toward sustainable growth as they wrapped up summit meetings Saturday.

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Harry Styles poses at at the Los Angeles premiere of "My Policeman" film on Nov. 1, 2022. Photo: Chris Pizzello / AP

‘Harry Styles’ Coming to Bangkok Next Year

BANGKOK — British pop star Harry Styles will bring his Love on Tour show to Bangkok next year, promoter Live Nation Tero announced Tuesday.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a memorial for the late former Chinese President Jiang Zemin, who passed away on Nov. 30 at the age of 96, held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Photo: Pang Xinglei / Xinhua via AP

China’s Xi Visiting Saudi Arabia Amid Bid To Boost Economy

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping is attending a pair of regional summits in Saudi Arabia this week amid efforts to kick-start economic growth weighed down by strict anti-COVID-19 measures.
Morocco fans cheer prior of the World Cup group F soccer match between Canada and Morocco at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha , Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Photo: Manu Fernandez / AP

Arabs Unite in Celebration as Morocco Advances in World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — First Qatar was out, exiting the World Cup with the worst record of a host country. Then the Saudi national team's run ended, despite a historic upset against Argentina last week. Finally Tunisia was eliminated, after a dramatic victory against already-qualified France.
FILE - Policemen pin down and detain a protester during a protest on a street in Shanghai, China on Nov. 27, 2022. Photo: AP File

China Security Forces Are Well-prepared for Quashing Dissent

BEIJING (AP) — When it comes to ensuring the security of their regime, China’s Communist Party rulers don't skimp.
FILE - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, and her then lady in waiting, Lady Susan Hussey arriving at St Mary Magdalene Church, on the royal estate at Sandringham in Norfolk, England, Jan. 23, 2011. Photo: Chris Radburn / PA via AP File

Buckingham Palace Household Member Resigns Amid Race Comment

LONDON (AP) — An honorary member of the Buckingham Palace household has resigned after repeatedly asking a Black woman who runs a charity for survivors of domestic abuse what country she “came from,'' despite her insistence she was a British national.
People watch from above at a protest gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Photo: Bertha Wang / AP

Chinese Users Play Cat-and-Mouse With Censors Amid Protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Videos of hundreds protesting in Shanghai started to appear on WeChat Saturday night. Showing chants about removing COVID-19 restrictions and demanding freedom, they would only stay up for only minutes before being censored.

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