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Exiled Thai leader is father of the bride ahead of election

Mar 23, 2019

Thailand's exiled former prime minister has hosted a wedding reception in Hong Kong for his youngest daughter as he waits to see if voters in his homeland are still fans of his politics

Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

Mar 20, 2019

Methamphetamine hidden in tea wrappers and biscuit cans seized in Philippines' second-largest drug haul this year, a sign of how the problem has persisted despite crackdown and an indication of international trafficking ties

North China landslide knocks over homes, killing 7

Mar 16, 2019

Officials say a landslide in northern China has knocked down several buildings, killing seven people and leaving 13 others missing

China's auto sales contraction worsens in February

Mar 14, 2019

China's auto sales in January and February contract 17.5 percent over a year ago as contraction in industry's biggest market worsens

Correction: Ethiopia Plane Crash Story

Mar 11, 2019

Correction: Ethiopia Plane Crash Story

Japanese woman honored by Guinness as oldest person at 116

Mar 9, 2019

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello is being honored as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records

KFC dedicates China restaurant to memory of Communist hero

Mar 6, 2019

Fast food chain KFC is memorializing a popular Chinese Communist hero with restaurant decor extolling his deeds in a rare matching of an iconic American brand with Communist propaganda

Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

Mar 6, 2019

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with innovatively blending East and West, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Kim returns home after failed nuclear diplomacy with Trump

Mar 5, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has returned home following a failed nuclear summit with President Donald Trump in Vietnam

China touts engineering feats of new international airport

Mar 1, 2019

Construction of a new airport in China's capital that promises to be one of the largest in the world is speeding toward completion