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Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had...

Dengue Outbreak | Could data help us tell Dengue’s future?

BANGKOK (ANN) — Scientists and officials are looking for new ways to use data to predict the deadly disease. 2019 is one of the worst...
The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests

The Latest | Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to...
Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

BEIJING (AP) — After a transcontinental flight on the “Panda Express,” a furry American darling arrived early Thursday in his new Chinese home. The Washington-born...
Q&A: How a woman's death got tangled in Hong Kong politics

Q&A | How a woman’s death got tangled in Taiwan, Hong Kong politics

TAIPEI (AP) — Around Valentine's Day last year, the decomposing body of a pregnant Hong Kong woman, 21-year-old Poon Hiu-wing, turned up in the...
Hong Kong court convicts teen for carrying laser pointer

Hong Kong court convicts teen for carrying laser pointer

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong lawmaker has voiced concern the conviction of a teenager for carrying a laser pointer could pave the...
A part of Boracay's beach before the rehabilitation of the island. (Source: Tara Yap)

Philippines | Trouble in Paradise

MANILA (The Manila Bulletin/World News Day) — A single mother, Atelma Jacosalem Familara used to feed her family by working as a massage therapist for weary...
View of Nathan Road in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong, China, 01 May 2013. (Peter Jähnel/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

A parking space in Hong Kong just sold for almost US$1million

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) — A car parking spot sold for almost US$1 million, making it the most expensive place to park an automobile...
Malaysia rejects Russian involvement in MH17 downing

Malaysia rejects Russian involvement in MH17 downing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of...
Unhealthy levels of smog choke Thai capital for over a week

Unhealthy levels of smog choke Thai capital for over a week

BANGKOK (AP) — Unhealthy levels of smog have choked Bangkok for more than a week, as the Thai capital's residents fume over the ineffectiveness...

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