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Australia to bring home bodies of 25 who died in Vietnam War

By Mon, May 25, 2015 1:15PM UTC

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has announced it will bring home the remains of up to 25 Australian soldiers killed about 50 years ago during the Vietnam War.

UN chief calls for peaceful solution to sea disputes

By Sat, May 23, 2015 3:12PM UTC

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, where China’s assertiveness has alarmed its smaller neighbors.

Pressure mounts on ASEAN nations to deal with Rohingya migrant crisis

By Mon, May 18, 2015 3:00PM UTC

Southeast Asian nations faced increasing pressure to deal with the growing migrant crisis Monday, as the countries involved continued to blame their neighbors for the issue.

Conservation: Pangolins could be gone before the world even knows they exist

By Fri, May 08, 2015 11:38AM UTC

There are eight species of pangolin — four in Asia and four in Africa. All Asian pangolin species are either critically endangered or endangered, while their African counterparts are classified as vulnerable. While trade in all eight species is outlawed by international treaty, public consciousness is not in the fight against trafficking, which is quickly leading to the pangolin’s demise.

Obama’s Nike visit puts focus on outsourcing, labor standards

By Fri, May 08, 2015 10:36AM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to the state of Oregon to pitch trade at Nike, a trade-dependent company that also outsources most of its manufacturing.