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In Hong Kong, political banners reveal gulf with mainland

Hong Kong (AP) — The banners and posters were quietly hung in universities across Hong Kong, often appearing overnight, with bold white lettering calling...

China’s Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as protests planned

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the 20th anniversary of Beijing taking control of the...

One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the...

Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for corruption

HONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for corruption over a luxury apartment...

Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates retain veto in key vote

Hong Kong (AP) — A group of young Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pulled off a stunning election victory, gaining a foothold in the southern Chinese...

Voting gets underway in Hong Kong’s crucial election

Hong Kong (AP) — Hong Kongers headed to the polls Sunday for the specially administered Chinese city's most crucial election since the handover from...

ACT exams canceled in South Korea, Hong Kong over breach

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Operators of the ACT college entrance exam have canceled the tests for students in South Korea and Hong Kong...

150,000 tons of Thai rice sold to Hong Kong

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Commerce has announced success in selling as high as 150,000 tons of rice during a trip in which it...

Thai Leather Week Mid–Year Sale scheduled for June 21-30

BANGKOK, 7 June 2013 The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), in cooperation with the Thai Leathergoods Association, is hosting the Thai Leather...

Thailand Grabs the Best Five AsiaSpa Awards 2012

Hong Kong, November 30, 2012: Thailand won the Asian Spa Capital of the Year award at the 8th annual AsiaSpa Awards for 2012,...

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Bangkok (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand as competition between online retailers heats up in the...

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

Pattaya — A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential...

BMA considers reviving Giant Swing religious ritual after 86 years

Bangkok - The Governor of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed that his office is considering reviving an old Brahmin ceremony at the...

Government prepared to declare safety zones in southern border region

Bangkok - The government is preparing to declare safety zones in Thailand’s southern border region. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha said he is hoping the...

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Havana (AP) — Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that...

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