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A Thai court says it will decide whether to dissolve a political party that broke tradition by...
The latest film from famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has been dropped from the Berlin...
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee, a contender for the 100-meter butterfly gold medal at next...
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AP Interview: Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy

Feb 15, 2019

AP Interview: Award-winning head of Philippine news site accuses Duterte government of acting like a dictatorship and of using the law as a weapon to muzzle dissent

Thai party that nominated princess faces court decision

Feb 14, 2019

A Thai court says it will decide whether to dissolve a political party that broke tradition by nominating a member of the royal family as its candidate for prime minister in next month's general election

Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest

Feb 14, 2019

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has posted bail and walked free after being arrested in a libel case

Philippine journalist, Duterte critic arrested in libel case

Feb 14, 2019

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has been arrested in a libel case

Gay Muslim comic gone from Instagram after Indonesia warning

Feb 14, 2019

An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared from the site following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation

Zhang Yimou's 'One Second' dropped from Berlin film festival

Feb 13, 2019

The latest film from famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has been dropped from the Berlin International Film Festival for "technical reasons"

Uighurs to China: Post a video of my missing relatives, too

Feb 12, 2019

Overseas members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group are calling on China to post videos of relatives who have disappeared into internment camps

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

Feb 12, 2019

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee, a contender for the 100-meter butterfly gold medal at next year's Olympics in Tokyo, has been diagnosed with leukemia

Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB graft trial

Feb 11, 2019

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is hardly lying low ahead of his corruption trial on charges related to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Feb 8, 2019

Thai politics took two astonishing turns when the king's sister sought to make a historic bid to become prime minister, only to have her brother later shut down her effort because it the constitution, which bars the monarchy from politics

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Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB...

Feb 11, 2019

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is hardly lying low ahead of his corruption trial on...

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, sales of...

Feb 1, 2019

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, entertainment segment

Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch...

Feb 1, 2019

Nintendo chief says company to count on business outside the game sector as sales of its Switch...

Singer in Thai girl band apologizes for swastika...

Jan 28, 2019

A popular Thai music act has apologized after a member wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of...

New Okinawa chief embodies complexity of Japan's...

Oct 2, 2018

Denny Tamaki is the first half-American elected leader of Okinawa, and he is promising to reduce...