Petitioner Seeks Political Asylum After Two Die in Fire
Beijing evictee Wang Ling arrived in Thailand on Monday to apply for political asylum with the United Nations in Bangkok, citing years of persecution from the authorities in her home country after she
Unseasonable Flooding Kills Dozens in Thailand; More Rain on Way
Flooding occurs in Thailand regularly during the rainy season but January is traditionally sunny and clear, and a high season for the tourist industry, including in southern seaside resorts.
Half of Syrian and Iraqi refugees to be settled in Sydney
An area in southwest Sydney with high crime and unemployment will be settling half of the Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to Australia. Fairfield City Council was home to Vietnamese boat people.
Graham Wakefield from Nottingham drowns while swimming after drinking beer in Thailand
A British tourist has drowned on a Thai holiday island after going for a swim in the sea after drinking a lunchtime beer, according to paramedics.
UAE Leaders receive Jiu-Jitsu International Federation's president, laud athletes
ABU DHABI, 16th January, 2017 (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Cr
Ajman Ruler receives Consul-General of Thailand
AJMAN, 16th January, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, today received Unnop Buranasate, Consul-General of Thailand, who came to pay a co
Japan pledges fresh aid to Vietnam for security, maritime affairs
HANOI: Japan pledged $1.1 billion to Vietnam on Monday as part of a sprawling aid package that targets maritime and security affairs to bolster ties in the face of regional powerh
Japan pledges 6 patrol boats to Vietnam amid South China Sea dispute
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2 L) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc (1st R) clap as Vietnam's Minister of Planning and Investments Nguyen Chi Dung (2nd R) and J
Japan pledges fresh aid to Vietnam for security, maritime
Tokyo: Japan pledged $1.1 billion to Vietnam Monday as part of a sprawling aid package that targets maritime and security affairs to bolster ties in the face of regional powerhouse China. ..
50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. turned his activism against the Vietnam War, and lost allies as a result
The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., center, marches against the Vietnam War with pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock, left, and Father Frederick Reed in New York in 1967....
Cambodia cancels military exercise with US
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia has informed the United States that it is canceling an annual joint military exercise this year, even though planning for the event had already begun, offici
Ken Burns, Trent Reznor teaming up for documentary on Vietnam War
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails performs at the Vive Latino music festival in Mexico City, Mexico, March 27, 2014. (AP / Rebecca Blackwell) ...
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