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Guangzhou stumbles again in Asian Champions League

Feb 21, 2018

Chinese powerhouse Guangzhou Evergrande was held to a 0-0 tie by Cerezo Osaka on Wednesday and is still without a win after two games in Group G of the 2018 Asian Champions League

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Thai protesters win agreement for new reviews of coal plants

Feb 20, 2018

Thailand's energy minister has told protesters that the health and environmental impacts of two planned coal-fired power plants in the south will be reassessed impartially, an announcement the group termed a victory

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HSBC annual profit rises as Asian growth drives earnings

Feb 20, 2018

HSBC annual profit grows on strong earnings from Asia, in payoff from restructuring

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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

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Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

Feb 19, 2018

Police say they have arrested four Indonesian men and a boy who killed a critically endangered orangutan by shooting it at least 130 times with an air gun

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US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

Feb 18, 2018

U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military presence on newly built islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters

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Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive

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Thai junta charges 50 anti-government activists

Feb 16, 2018

Thailand's military government has filed criminal charges against 50 activists over a recent protest in which they demanded the army give up power and restore civilian rule through elections

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AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and beyond welcome Lunar New Year

Feb 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and around the world have been celebrating the Lunar New Year Friday

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Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

Feb 16, 2018

Body of Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait is flown home to her grieving family, as attention focuses on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling abroad

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