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19 May 2013 : South Korea's Chella Choi fired a six-under par 66 Saturday to seize a one-stroke lead over Sweden's surging Anna Nordqvist after the third round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
19 May 2013 : Myanmar President Thein Sein began Saturday the first visit to Washington by a leader of his country in nearly 50 years as the United States throws its support behind his reforms.
16 May 2013 : A coin toss has decided the lucky winner of mayor for a small Philippine town, after rival candidates were tied at the end of the vote count, an election official said Thursday.
16 May 2013 : The Fifa World Cup could be coming to Thailand - although football fans may have to wait two decades to see the planet's best players compete on Thai soil.
16 May 2013 : A US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year had been suffering a relapse after a previous bout of depression, his local psychiatrist said Thursday, as his parents insisted he was murdered.
16 May 2013 : Japanese automaker Honda said Thursday it will return to Formula One in 2015 as an engine supplier to British team McLaren in a bid to revive their championship-winning partnership.
16 May 2013 : A Malaysian court on Thursday sentenced a couple to 24 years in jail for starving their Cambodian maid to death, one of many such abuse cases straining ties between the country and its neighbours.
16 May 2013 : SINGAPORE - The long-anticipated corruption trial of six church leaders accused of embezzling more than 50 million Singapore dollars to fund the pop music career of the wife of their evangelical movement's founder is underway.
16 May 2013 : Six bodies, suspected to be those of Russian crew members, were found aboard a cargo ship that caught fire on Thursday while anchored in a Japanese port, a coastguard and news reports said.
16 May 2013 : Taiwan held a military exercise Thursday in waters near the northern Philippines in response to the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman, after rejecting repeated apologies from Manila.
16 May 2013 : HANOI - A Vietnamese satellite TV provider stopped broadcasting foreign channels including the BBC and CNN on Thursday, citing a law that foreign governments are warning could leave the country without access to international news and entertainment channels.
16 May 2013 : A ceiling collapse at a Cambodian shoe factory killed two workers Thursday, spurring a government vow to inspect all garment plants amid heightened safety fears after last month's disaster in Bangladesh.