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Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in...

A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, blurring views of the gilded temples...

Feb 8, 2018

US pitches arms sales at Asia's biggest air show

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

Feb 7, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar...

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in...

Feb 4, 2018

Vietnam veterans recall all-female Tet Offensive...

Communist veterans of Vietnam's 1968 Tet Offensive mark its anniversary recalling an 11-member...

Feb 1, 2018

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Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in...

Feb 8, 2018

A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, blurring views of the gilded temples...

Groups call for shutdown of brutal Indonesia...

Jan 25, 2018

Campaigners are calling for the closure of Indonesian animal markets touted as tourist attractions...

Michelin star boosts chef at outdoor Thai kitchen...

Jan 12, 2018

A Thai chef who has spent over 30 years wielding her wok in an unassuming outdoor, coal-fired...

Bali volcano emits wispy plume of steam, flights...

Dec 4, 2017

Gushing ash from a Bali volcano dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines...

Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali's elderly wary of...

Dec 4, 2017

Indonesia's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted, but some survivors of the volcano's...

Stranded in Bali tourists lampooned online for...

Dec 1, 2017

Australian tourists who complained about being stranded on tropical Bali when volcanic ash closed...

Health

Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunization campaign

Indonesia has begun a campaign to immunize 8 million children and teenagers against diphtheria after the disease killed 38 people, mostly children, since January

Dec 11, 2017

The Latest: Chemist found VX on Vietnamese woman's clothing

A chemist has told a Malaysian court he found traces of VX nerve agent and its precursors on the clothing of the Vietnamese suspect in the murder of the half brother of North Korea's leader

Oct 5, 2017

The Latest: VX-tainted samples examined in Malaysia trial

Prosecutors and defense lawyers examined samples where VX nerve agent was found in the death of the half brother of North Korea's leader

Oct 4, 2017

The Latest: Post-mortem found VX caused Kim Jong Nam's death

A post-mortem report submitted as evidence in the trial of two women accused of murdering the half brother of North Korea's leader shows the VX nerve agent used to kill him was found not just on his face and eyes but also in his body and on his clothing

Oct 3, 2017

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases

Vietnam is battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past three weeks stretching its medical system.

Aug 18, 2017

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables

May 19, 2017