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Malaysian aviation body protests AirAsia's claim of pressure

May 15, 2018

Malaysian aviation regulator protests claims by AirAsia's chief that it ordered the budget airline to cancel extra low-fare flights ahead of election

Editor ousted for criticizing Thailand's military government

May 15, 2018

Editor sidelined for coverage critical of Thailand's military government

Philippine Congress urged to reject chief justice's ouster

May 15, 2018

Legal groups have called on Philippine legislators to defend their constitutional power to impeach officials which they said was usurped by Supreme Court justices who ousted the chief judge last week

Retailer Gap says 'sorry' for T-shirt's incorrect China map

May 15, 2018

US clothing retailer Gap apologizes for selling T-shirts with incorrect map of China

China sends trade envoy to US, welcomes Trump ZTE comments

May 14, 2018

China is sending a special envoy to the U.S. for talks on trade issues amid a simmering dispute

Malaysia's attorney general to go on leave pending probe

May 14, 2018

New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the attorney general has been told to go on leave pending an investigation of his role in allegedly covering up a massive corruption scandal involving ousted leader Najib Razak

AirAsia shares drop after CEO says sorry for backing ex-PM

May 14, 2018

Shares of regional budget airline AirAsia fell Monday after its chief Tony Fernandes apologized for supporting defeated Prime Minister Najib Razak in last week's historic vote.

Malaysia's new leader indicates anti-fake news law to stay

May 13, 2018

New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has indicated that his government will keep a controversial law banning fake news that's been slammed by critics as a tool to curb dissent

China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

May 13, 2018

China's first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has begun sea trials in a sign of the growing sophistication of its domestic arms industry

Iran diplomat visits China for talks on nuclear deal crisis

May 13, 2018

Iran's foreign minister is visiting China for talks following President Donald Trump's decision to scrap U.S. participation in the agreement over Iran's nuclear program

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