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Thailand pledges justice for Chinese victims of boat tragedy

Jul 8, 2018

Thailand's government pledged Sunday to ensure justice for Chinese victims of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, killing 42 people and leaving another 14 missing

Heartbreaking scenes described in Thai boat sinking; 41 dead

Jul 7, 2018

A search mission resumes for some 23 missing tourists on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket

The Latest: Death toll climbs to 41 in Thailand boat sinking

Jul 7, 2018

The death toll in the sinking of a boat in a storm off the Thai tourist island of Phuket has climbed to 41, with 15 people missing

38 dead, nearly 50 reported missing as heavy rain hits Japan

Jul 7, 2018

Torrents of rainfall and flooding are battering a widespread area in southwestern Japan, with public broadcaster NHK saying 38 people are dead and 47 missing

Death of ex-SEAL cave diver touches Thais riveted by rescue

Jul 7, 2018

A former member of the Thai navy's elite SEAL unit who volunteered to help his old comrades in their risky mission to evacuate 12 boys and their soccer coach from a partly flooded cave has become the first casualty of the massive rescue effort

33 dead in boat accident off Thai resort island, all Chinese

Jul 6, 2018

Thai authorities have suspended the search for tourists from a boat that sank during a storm off the resort island of Phuket, as the death toll rose to 33, all of them Chinese

Buddhist meditation may calm team trapped in Thai cave

Jul 6, 2018

Team identity, youth and meditation may help young Thai soccer players and coach to cope with mental stress of their ordeal

Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains

Jul 5, 2018

With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing to pump out water from inside a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimal risk

Chairman of China's HNA Group dies in accident in France

Jul 5, 2018

China's HNA Group says co-chairman Wang Jian has died in France

Hong Kong court upholds ruling in favor of same-sex couple

Jul 4, 2018

Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal has ruled the same-sex partner of a British expatriate is entitled to equal treatment under immigration law