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China, US announce more trade talks next week

Feb 15, 2019

China, US announce more talks on technology dispute next week after American envoy says negotiations 'made headway'

Indonesia land-burning fines unpaid years after fires

Feb 15, 2019

Indonesian plantation companies fined for burning huge areas of land since 2009 have failed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties meant to hold them accountable for actions that took a devastating environmental and human toll

The Latest: China's Xinhua: US trade talks for next week

Feb 15, 2019

China's Xinhua says US-China trade talks to resume next week in Washington

China, US open trade talks as Beijing says exports rebound

Feb 14, 2019

China, US haggle over technology dispute as deadline for tariffs hike looms

China, US start trade talks ahead of March tariff deadline

Feb 14, 2019

U.S. and Chinese negotiators have begun trade talks Trump says will help decide whether he postpones a planned tariff on $200 billion of imports from China

Gay Muslim comic gone from Instagram after Indonesia warning

Feb 14, 2019

An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared from the site following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation

US, China envoys hold talks before Trump tariff decision

Feb 13, 2019

US and Chinese trade envoys meet this week for their last negotiations before President Donald Trump decides whether to go ahead with a March 2 tariff hike on $200 billion of imports from China

China: No evidence Huawei a national security threat

Feb 13, 2019

China says neither the U.S. nor its allies have come up with any conclusive evidence that Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei is a threat to their national security and

Wildlife group: Malaysia seizes record 30-ton pangolin haul

Feb 12, 2019

A wildlife monitoring group says Malaysian authorities have seized a record 30 tons of pangolin and pangolin products in eastern Sabah state, the biggest such bust in the country

Indonesia's jobs for generals plan alarms rights groups

Feb 8, 2019

Indonesian government is planning to post some of the military's dozens of jobless generals into high-ranking civilian roles, alarming rights group who see it as a threat to the country's young democracy

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Indonesia land-burning fines unpaid years after fires

Indonesian plantation companies fined for burning huge areas of land since 2009 have failed to pay...

Feb 15, 2019

Wildlife group: Malaysia seizes record 30-ton pangolin haul

A wildlife monitoring group says Malaysian authorities have seized a record 30 tons of pangolin and...

Feb 12, 2019

In year of the pig, Hong Kong has had enough of wild ones

Hong Kong ushers in the year of the pig while studying how to reduce potentially dangerous...

Feb 5, 2019

Hong Kong makes record seizure of pangolin scales, ivory

Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of...

Feb 2, 2019

Bangkok flies drones as PM warns of costs in pollution fight

Drones are spraying water to try to reduce air pollution around Bangkok while the governor invited...

Feb 1, 2019

Bangkok schools closed over air pollution concerns

More than 400 schools in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have been shut due to increasing concern over...

Jan 30, 2019