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Cathay buys HK Express, will operate it as low-cost carrier

Mar 27, 2019

Cathay Pacific Airways acquiring budget regional carrier HK Express, plans to operate it as separate brand

Thailand's new government could be unstable, short-lived

Mar 23, 2019

Thailand's election Sunday is likely to produce a weak unstable government whether a civilian or military-backed party cobbles together a coalition, setting off a new phase of uncertainty in a country that's a U.S. ally in Southeast Asia

Exiled Thai leader is father of the bride ahead of election

Mar 23, 2019

Thailand's exiled former prime minister has hosted a wedding reception in Hong Kong for his youngest daughter as he waits to see if voters in his homeland are still fans of his politics

Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash

Mar 23, 2019

Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after its passengers lost confidence with the model

Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

Mar 20, 2019

Methamphetamine hidden in tea wrappers and biscuit cans seized in Philippines' second-largest drug haul this year, a sign of how the problem has persisted despite crackdown and an indication of international trafficking ties

North China landslide knocks over homes, killing 7

Mar 16, 2019

Officials say a landslide in northern China has knocked down several buildings, killing seven people and leaving 13 others missing

China's auto sales contraction worsens in February

Mar 14, 2019

China's auto sales in January and February contract 17.5 percent over a year ago as contraction in industry's biggest market worsens

Correction: Ethiopia Plane Crash Story

Mar 11, 2019

Correction: Ethiopia Plane Crash Story

Asian shares mixed as China-US trade talks drag on

Mar 11, 2019

Asian shares mixed as China-US trade talks drag on, reports say progress snagged on enforcement issues

Japanese woman honored by Guinness as oldest person at 116

Mar 9, 2019

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello is being honored as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records