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Asia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush
An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on...
Asian shares are mixed in muted trading as investors await US Federal Reserve meeting later in the...
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Thai exec guilty in poaching case, cleared of panther charge

Mar 19, 2019

A construction tycoon has been convicted in Thailand on charges related to a high-profile poaching case but was found not guilty of possessing panther carcass seen in photos that sparked public outcry

Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms

Mar 19, 2019

Asia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush

Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in Indonesia

Mar 19, 2019

An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where threats to the endangered species have increased

Asian shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting

Mar 19, 2019

Asian shares are mixed in muted trading as investors await US Federal Reserve meeting later in the week

Jakarta's 1st subway to ease frustration, sweat and fumes

Mar 19, 2019

Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month

China's Xi to make 3-nation Europe visit starting Thursday

Mar 18, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Italy, France and Monaco beginning Thursday

Japan to make crater on asteroid to get underground samples

Mar 18, 2019

Japan's space agency says its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will follow up last month's touchdown on a distant asteroid with another risky mission _ dropping an explosive to make a crater and collect underground samples

Global shares rise as investors watch US-China trade talks

Mar 18, 2019

Global shares gained as investors awaited signs of progress in negotiations on resolving a trade war between the two biggest economies

China says 13,000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested since 2014

Mar 18, 2019

China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said in a report issued to counter criticism of internment camps and other oppressive security in the traditionally Islamic region

Asian shares advance as investors watch US-China trade talks

Mar 18, 2019

Asian shares mixed as eyes on China-US trade talks

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Thai exec guilty in poaching case, cleared of...

Mar 19, 2019

A construction tycoon has been convicted in Thailand on charges related to a high-profile poaching...

China says 13,000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested...

Mar 18, 2019

China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists in Xinjiang since 2014, the...

Malaysia continues case against Vietnam woman in...

Mar 14, 2019

Prosecutors say Malaysia's attorney general has ordered the murder case to proceed against a...

S. Korean police questioning 2 K-pop stars in sex...

Mar 14, 2019

Police are questioning two K-pop stars over interlocking scandals that have fascinated South Korea...

Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on...

Mar 14, 2019

Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also...