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Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

Mar 29, 2018

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

Lincoln to Thai king: Thanks but no thanks for the elephants

Mar 24, 2018

Elephants are Thailand's national animal, so it's only natural that King Mongkut in 1861 offered to send a pair to the United States as a gift of friendship that has now endured 200 years.

Myanmar's president, a close friend of Suu Kyi, retires

Mar 21, 2018

Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, is retiring, a move that puts a military representative at least temporarily in a position of executive power

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, announces that he is retiring

Mar 21, 2018

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, announces that he is retiring

Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence

Mar 13, 2018

Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense

Smoking orangutan riles anger against zoo in Indonesia

Mar 8, 2018

A video of an orangutan smoking has again brought criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles

Singapore company cancels blue diamond initial coin offering

Mar 7, 2018

Singapore-based company calls off $2 million initial coin offering backed by blue diamond

2 Singapore Airbnb hosts plead guilty to illegal rentals

Feb 27, 2018

Two men have pleaded guilty to using platforms including Airbnb to rent out condominium units for less than six months in Singapore, where short-term rentals are illegal

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