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Boris Johnson discusses Rohingya, elections in Thailand

Feb 12, 2018

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Monday with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and other Thai officials on topics including neighboring Myanmar's persecution of ethnic Rohingya Muslims and plans for elections in Thailand to end military rule

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Indonesian woman dies in new maid abuse case in Malaysia

Feb 12, 2018

An Indonesian maid who allegedly suffered injuries on her body and was forced to sleep outside on a porch with a family's dog has died in Malaysia, prompting calls by activists and lawmakers for better laws to safeguard migrant workers

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China rebukes Sweden over case of detained bookseller

Feb 12, 2018

China says a Hong Kong-based Swedish man who sold gossipy books about Chinese leaders is under detention and suspected of leaking state secrets

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Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street gains

Feb 12, 2018

Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street gained following a turbulent week

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UK's top diplomat meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Feb 11, 2018

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has met Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to talk about the Southeast Asian nation's Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority and how almost 700,000 of them can be repatriated after fleeing to Bangladesh to escape violence

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Indonesia bus crash kills 27; police say brakes failed

Feb 11, 2018

A packed tourist bus returning from an outing collided with a motorbike and plunged from a hill on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people

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Esports officially arrives in Japan, home of game giants

Feb 11, 2018

Japan welcomes first esports event this weekend

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Thai protesters urge military rulers to give up power

Feb 10, 2018

About 400 anti-government protesters have rallied in the Thai capital, calling on the country's military rulers to give up power and hold elections they promised soon after staging a coup in 2014

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Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

Feb 10, 2018

The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries extract resources from waters within his country's exclusive economic zone

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Missing bookseller hits out at Sweden in arranged interview

Feb 10, 2018

A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of escalating row between Western governments and Beijing has accused Sweden of using him as a "chess piece" in an appearance arranged by Chinese police

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