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Asian star Karen Mok looks West with jazz album

By Tue, Feb 05, 2013

HONG KONG (AP) — After years of stardom in Asia, Hong Kong actress and singer Karen Mok hopes her first English album and an action film directed by Keanu Reeves...

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India News

Germany’s Merkel on high-profile visit to India

By Tue, May 31, 2011

NEW DELHI (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun talks with India’s prime minister on trade and defense. She is expected to push a multibillion dollar deal to supply...

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Japan News

Japan coast guard penalizes collision video leaker

By Thu, Dec 23, 2010

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s coast guard said Wednesday it will punish two dozen employees over the leak of a sensitive video of collisions between a Chinese fishing boat and Japanese...

Philippines News

Pacquiao Watch: A whole different world (Part I)

By Sun, Jan 23, 2011

(First of three parts) A midnight drive-by along Aparente Street in General Santos City will give a clear clue who is the richest man in this town. When you see...

Thailand News

How many Thai govt agencies responsible for disaster management?

By Sun, Oct 30, 2011

David Lyman in The Nation: Some of the low-lying parts of Bangkok, with the city already built on a flood plain, especially in the eastern suburbs, in the 1960s and...

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Other Countries News

Doubts remain as US envoy ends Burma mission

By Sat, May 21, 2011

YANGON, Burma (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat left Burma still concerned about the government’s human rights policies and its relations with North Korea, despite a recent change of leadership....

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