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PH2015-06-07 16:10
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter to ask Vietnam to end land reclamation

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said that during his visit to Vietnam, he’ll urge officials to give up their reclamation projects in the South China Sea, according to the Asian Corresponde...

PH2015-06-07 16:10
Professor pleads not guilty to giving US secrets to China

A physics professor at a Philadelphia university has pleaded not guilty to charges he gave U.S. technology secrets to China, according to the Asian Correspondent. Temple University professor Xi Xia...

PH2015-06-06 16:10
Dozens injured in ferry explosion off Indonesia's

Dozens of tourists were injured when small explosions hit a ferry crossing between the popular Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, officials said Saturday. The explosions were likely to have com...

PH2015-06-06 16:10
Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China next week

China says Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi will visit for five days next week. Suu Kyi is an international democracy icon for her years long defiance of an authoritarian military regime in Burma (My...

PH2015-06-06 16:10
Indonesian academics call on Jokowi to end death penalty for drugs crimes

Indonesian academics call on Jokowi to end death penalty for drugs crimes in an open letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, published in the leading health journal The Lancet, according to the...

PH2015-06-05 16:10
Four soldiers shot dead in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south

Thai police say four soldiers have been killed in an attack on a rural road in the country’s violence-plagued south, according to the Asian Correspondent. Police Col. Lukman Bakoh says the so...

PH2015-06-05 16:10
Blind student confronts the odds to teach English

The life of 32-year-old Zheng Jianwei is beyond the imagination of most visually impaired people in China. Diagnosed as totally blind at birth, he has never had the chance to see light or color, accor...

PH2015-06-05 16:10
Five Indonesians escape death sentence in Saudi Arabia

Five Indonesian migrant workers from Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, sentenced to death in a murder case in Saudi Arabia have been released by the court after receiving forgiveness from the victim'...

PH2015-06-05 16:10
Guardian: Qatar mistreats foreign workers

Foreign maids, cleaners and other domestic workers are being subjected to slave-like labor conditions inQatar, with many complaining they have been deprived of passports, wages, days off, holidays and...

PH2015-06-04 16:10
Buddhists in Burma deny boat people are Rohingya Muslims

Several hundred protesters in Burma’s main city are denying that boat people arriving on Southeast Asian shores are Rohingya Muslims, a religious minority the government and many others in the p...

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