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Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

Feb 18, 2019

Indonesia's presidential candidates debated pressing issues facing the world's third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling farmers, forest fires _ and unicorns

Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

Feb 18, 2019

Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week

Thai party challenging army rule holds first Bangkok rally

Feb 15, 2019

The political party seen as the main challenger to military-dominated government in Thailand has held its first rally in the capital, as campaigning heats up in the first election since a 2014 military coup

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

Official Chinese news agency says US, Chinese trade negotiators will meet next week in Washington

Feb 15, 2019

Official Chinese news agency says US, Chinese trade negotiators will meet next week in Washington

World stocks slip with few leads from US-China talks

Feb 15, 2019

Caution sets into world markets with few leads from US-China talks

Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?

Feb 15, 2019

Olympic volunteers: Is it a case of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, or economic exploitation

Thai party fields transgender candidate for prime minister

Feb 15, 2019

A former CEO and sports promoter wants to be Thailand's first transgender prime minister to bring hope to the marginalized and to open up political space for future LGBT generations