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Caricature of Thai scholar raises money for dissidents

Feb 19, 2018

A cartoonist who lampoons Thailand's military government has done a caricature of a historian critical of the nation's monarchy and sold it in an online auction to raise money for legal aid for political dissidents

Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in polluted haze

Feb 8, 2018

A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, blurring views of the gilded temples and towering skyscrapers that draw millions of tourists each year

US pitches arms sales at Asia's biggest air show

Feb 7, 2018

U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales sees keen interest in American weaponry in Asia

Boeing announces over $900 million in orders at Singapore

Feb 6, 2018

Boeing has announced more than $900 million in orders at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

Feb 4, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year

AirAsia to crew Aceh flights with men only after hijab rule

Feb 2, 2018

Budget airline AirAsia says its flights to Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will be operated by male cabin crew after Acehnese authorities insisted all female flight attendants wear head coverings

Vietnam veterans recall all-female Tet Offensive squad

Feb 1, 2018

Communist veterans of Vietnam's 1968 Tet Offensive mark its anniversary recalling an 11-member all-female Perfume River Squad

US teacher in trouble in Vietnam over offensive comments

Jan 31, 2018

Vietnamese authorities may fine an American teacher for making offensive comments about one of the country's most revered figures.

Groups call for shutdown of brutal Indonesia animal markets

Jan 25, 2018

Campaigners are calling for the closure of Indonesian animal markets touted as tourist attractions where dogs are bludgeoned by the thousands and sometimes blow-torched while alive

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

Jan 17, 2018

Myanmar police open fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people

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