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Aussie nun who angered Duterte forced to leave Philippines

Nov 3, 2018

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining anti-government protests has called on Filipinos to unite and fight human rights abuses ahead of her forced departure from the country

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Oct 29, 2018

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low cost high flyer

Philippine island once called 'cesspool' reopens to tourists

Oct 26, 2018

Boatloads of tourists sailed Friday to Boracay island, which Philippine officials reopened to visitors after a six-month closure to clean waters the president had called a "cesspool" due to years of overcrowding, partying and neglect

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

Oct 25, 2018

China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of new dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 22, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Oct 19, 2018

Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Oct 19, 2018

An outspoken former detainee in China's internment camps for Muslims says his application for a visa to visit the United States was rejected despite an invitation to speak at Congress about his ordeal

Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

Oct 17, 2018

Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life

Financial Times says Hong Kong denied editor's visa renewal

Oct 5, 2018

The Financial Times says Hong Kong has denied a visa renewal for its Asia editor

Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

Oct 5, 2018

Move of Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market fans unease over new site's safety and worries tourists won't visit