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Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms reach full bloom in Tokyo

Mar 26, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Japan's famous cherry blossoms have reached full bloom in Tokyo as spring-like weather descends on the nation's capital

Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

Lincoln to Thai king: Thanks but no thanks for the elephants

Mar 24, 2018

Elephants are Thailand's national animal, so it's only natural that King Mongkut in 1861 offered to send a pair to the United States as a gift of friendship that has now endured 200 years.

13 holiday hikers rescued from snowy Tokyo mountain

Mar 22, 2018

Thirteen holiday hikers, including Chinese citizens, have been rescued aftter getting trapped overnight by a late-season snowfall on a Tokyo mountain trail

Pipe dream? Hong Kong architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Mar 15, 2018

Drain pipe micro-homes latest idea for alleviating Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing

Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence

Mar 13, 2018

Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense

China to build massive $1.5 billion panda conservation area

Mar 8, 2018

The Bank of China has pledged at least 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) to create a massive giant panda conservation park in southwestern Sichuan province

Smoking orangutan riles anger against zoo in Indonesia

Mar 8, 2018

A video of an orangutan smoking has again brought criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles

Singapore company cancels blue diamond initial coin offering

Mar 7, 2018

Singapore-based company calls off $2 million initial coin offering backed by blue diamond