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Thai junta scandals and political angst provide material for new wave of spray-can satirists

1 hour 4 min ago
Thailand’s junta chief caricatured as a “lucky cat” with a paw raised to rake in money, or his face crossed out by a thick, red ...

Hong Kong pro-independence party formally outlawed in first such move since ’97 handover

1 hour 9 min ago
Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China — the first outlawing of a political organization since Britain handed its ...

Mike Pompeo: No end to sanctions until North Korea’s ‘denuclearization’

4 hours 8 min ago
Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo said Sunday that economic sanctions on North Korea won’t be reduced until it completes “denuclearization” after leader Kim Jong Un ...

Aussie filmmaker freed from Cambodia prison for spying arrives in Sydney

5 hours 20 min ago
An Australian filmmaker arrived in Sydney on Sunday after a pardon by Cambodia’s king released him from a six-year jail sentence for espionage that he ...

Australian filmmaker returns home after receiving royal pardon in Cambodia

16 hours 45 min ago
An Australian filmmaker freed from jail after receiving a royal pardon in Cambodia returned home Sunday as his family spoke of being “overwhelmed with happiness” ...

Needle found in Australian strawberries sold in New Zealand

20 hours 55 min ago
The Australian strawberry scare has spread to New Zealand with a supermarket chain announcing Sunday that needles were found in a box of the fruit ...

A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge

20 hours 59 min ago
The spectacle and surprise on display at the three inter-Korean summits this year have been, at times, intense. The fourth one could be surreal — ...

From the front lines of war to a South Korean holiday gift: Spam Spam Spam

21 hours 49 min ago
From the front lines of war to a staple of institutional catering, Spam is rarely seen as a gourmet ingredient — but the canned pink ...

Chinese Navy ship makes maiden visit to Venezuela after Beijing visit by Nicolas Maduro

22 hours 17 min ago
A Chinese naval ship has traveled to Venezuela for the first time, following a visit by President Nicolas Maduro to Beijing this month, where he ...

Currency woes, fake news feature as campaigning kicks off for April’s Indonesian presidential election

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 23:25
Campaigning for Indonesia’s presidential election in April kicked off Sunday, pitting incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead ...

China cancels military talks with U.S. in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipment

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 23:22
China summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing and postponed joint military talks in protest against a U.S. decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and ...

All aboard: Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with China

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 23:10
Hong Kong’s controversial bullet train got off to a smooth start Sunday, as hundreds of passengers whistled north across the border at speeds of up ...

Despite detente, U.S. says won’t hesitate to impose sanctions over fuel to North Korea

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:57
The U.S. State Department said on Saturday that Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel to North Korea, ...

China comes out ahead in Vatican deal, analysts say

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:09
A landmark deal agreed upon between China and the Vatican is a win for Beijing, giving official recognition to bishops appointed by the government despite ...

North Korea’s Kim flashes K-pop ‘finger hearts’ gesture in bid to soften image, photos show

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 21:17
What a difference a year makes.In scene that would have been unthinkable just nine months ago, photos released Sunday showed North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Vatican and China make breakthrough deal on bishop appointments

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 20:55
The Vatican and China said Saturday they had signed a “provisional agreement” over the appointment of bishops, a breakthrough on an issue that stymied diplomatic ...

Kim Jong Un planning to visit Seoul in December: report

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 23:37
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to make his landmark visit to Seoul in December, the head of a South Korean conglomerate said ...

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 23:05
Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but also raises concerns about Beijing’s ...

China shuts thousands of websites in clean-up campaign, state media says

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 23:05
China has shut down more than 4,000 websites and online accounts in a three-month campaign against “harmful” online information, the official Xinhua News Agency said ...

Trump holds on to diplomatic ‘success’ with North Korea

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 21:29
More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” the US leader now boasts ...

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