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  1. 1. news | 26 Feb 2015

    Overfishing driving slavery on Thailand's seafood boats

    By AP

    » SAMUT SAKHON — Urine pools under a bed where an emaciated Myanmar man lies wearing only a t-shirt and a diaper.

  2. 2. news | 26 Feb 2015

    UN: N. Korea shipper renamed vessels

    By AP

    » UNITED NATIONS — A North Korean shipping company that famously tried to hide fighter jets under a cargo of sugar later sought to evade UN sanctions by renaming most of its vessels, a new report says.

  3. 3. news | 24 Feb 2015

    Hun Sen: Dam won't start until 2018

    By AP

    » PHNOM PENH — Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project which has focused...

  4. 4. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Ex-Maldives president dragged into court

    By AP

    » MALE, MALDIVES – Police on Monday dragged the Maldives' former president into a court, which ordered his detention throughout his trial over a decision to arrest a senior judge three years ago.

  5. 5. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Everest to get safer, cheaper to climb

    By AP

    » KATHMANDU – Nepal is improving weather forecasting systems, stepping up security and promises swift rescues if needed during the upcoming climbing season on Mount Everest in an attempt to recover from the worst mountaine...

  6. 6. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Japan farm minister quits over funds

    By AP

    » TOKYO — Japan's agriculture minister resigned Monday following questions over his handling of political funding contributions, the latest in a series of such resignations.

  7. 7. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Honda chief to quit amid recalls

    By AP

    » TOKYO — In a surprise move, Honda Motor Co said on Monday that CEO Takanobu Ito would step down in late June after six years in the top post, and will be succeeded by 55-year-old managing officer Takahiro Hachigo.

  8. 8. lifestyle | 23 Feb 2015

    ‘Birdman’ wins Best Picture, Best Director

    By AP

    » LOS ANGELES — Birdman captured Hollywood's top honour at the Academy Awards on Sunday, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past won best picture at a ceremony punctuated by pa...

  9. 9. news | 23 Feb 2015

    N Korea bars tourists from race

    By AP

    » TOKYO — North Korean authorities are barring foreigners from this year's Pyongyang marathon, a popular tourist event, amid ongoing Ebola travel restrictions, the head of a travel agency that specialises in the count...

  10. 10. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Nursing home worker kills 3 with brick

    By AP

    » BEIJING — A nursing home worker in central China accused of killing three elderly residents with a brick and injuring 15 other people had argued with his boss over unpaid wages, according to a local government and state ...

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