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Refugee camp landslide in Thailand leaves 1 dead, 7 missing

Sep 17, 2018

A disaster response official says a landslide at a refugee camp in northern Thailand has left one person dead and seven missing.

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

Sep 17, 2018

A Philippine mayor says it's highly unlikely any of the 40 to 50 people who are feared buried in a mudslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut can be found alive

The Latest: Life normalizing in south China after typhoon

Sep 17, 2018

Life is gradually returning to normal along the hard-hit southern Chinese coast, where high-rises swayed, coastal hotels flooded and windows were blown out as a result of Typhoon Mangkhut

New Thai party leaders report to police over online charge

Sep 17, 2018

Leaders of a new Thai political party that strongly opposes military rule have turned themselves in to hear charges over a Facebook video broadcast that police allege violated the law

China complains to Sweden over tourists' treatment

Sep 17, 2018

China is urging Sweden to respond to its complaints about the treatment of a Chinese family that was removed by police from a hotel in Stockholm

Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

Sep 17, 2018

Former Chinese finance minister says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by restricting exports of goods needed by American companies

Philippine mayor says it's highly unlikely any of the 40 to 50 people feared buried in a mudslide can be found alive

Sep 17, 2018

Philippine mayor says it's highly unlikely any of the 40 to 50 people feared buried in a mudslide can be found alive

S. Korea's Moon wants 'heart-to-heart' summit talks with Kim

Sep 17, 2018

South Korea's Moon wants to have 'heart-to-heart' talks with North Korea's Kim during summit

7 die of suspected drug overdoses at Vietnam music festival

Sep 17, 2018

Seven people have died of suspected drug overdoses during a music festival in Vietnam, 5 others sickened

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

Sep 17, 2018

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff