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Report: Myanmar, China failing to stop 'bride' trafficking

Mar 21, 2019

Human rights group says Myanmar, China failing to stop the trafficking of young women from the conflict-ridden Kachin region into forced "marriages" to Chinese men

Vietnam arrests 8 Chinese suspected of drug trafficking

Mar 21, 2019

Vietnamese police have arrested eight Chinese suspected of drug trafficking after seizing 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of methamphetamine worth up to $26 million

European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

Mar 21, 2019

European shares mixed on Brexit jitters after Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

Ex-Philippine officials accuse Xi of crimes against humanity

Mar 21, 2019

Two former Philippine officials have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court accusing Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity over his government's assertive actions in the disputed South China Sea

Explosion at chemical plant in eastern China kills 6

Mar 21, 2019

An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has killed six people and left 30 badly injured

K-pop star Jung Joon-young arrested in sex video scandal

Mar 21, 2019

South Korean police have arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations that he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent

Danish badminton player Persson banned over match-fixing

Mar 21, 2019

Former top-10 player Joachim Persson of Denmark was banned for 18 months by the Badminton World Federation in regard to match-fixing

Taiwan leader to tour Pacific allies, with Hawaii stopover

Mar 21, 2019

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen is visiting her island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific on a tour that will end with a stopover in Hawaii

US trade negotiators to visit China for talks next week

Mar 21, 2019

China's commerce ministry says U.S. officials will visit Beijing next week for the next round of high-level trade talks

Indonesia's transport safety board chair says 3rd pilot was in cockpit of penultimate Lion Air flight before crash.

Mar 21, 2019

Indonesia's transport safety board chair says 3rd pilot was in cockpit of penultimate Lion Air flight before crash.