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2 Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced to life in prison

A U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia has sentenced two top Khmer Rouge leaders to life in prison. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were found guilty of crimes against humanity in Phnom...

Easy Taxi raises $40m in funding, eyes Asia expansion

The taxi wars are heating up in Asia. Last week, mobile cab-calling app Easy Taxi announced it had raised $40 million in a fourth round of funding, allowing it to...

Will Asian investors trade their gold for bitcoin?

Recent overlaps between gold markets and crypto-currencies are causing a few waves in the digital currency world and as Asian gold imports continue at pace, investors in the region will...

China reports deadly attack in troubled Xinjiang region

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in the latest violence blamed on militants in the northwestern region of Xinjiang....