- Bangkok relatively quiet as sides mull next moves Updated: Dec-06-13 1:56 am
- Mandela, anti-apartheid icon, mourned world over Updated: Dec-06-13 1:04 am
- Correction: Philippines-Typhoon story Updated: Dec-06-13 1:03 am
- Asia stocks in holding pattern before jobs report Updated: Dec-06-13 12:17 am
- Ex-PM Thaksin a saintly figure in rural Thailand Updated: Dec-05-13 10:11 pm
- AP appoints Brummitt as Southeast Asia news editor Updated: Dec-05-13 8:16 pm
- Longtime AP photographer Fred Waters dies Updated: Dec-05-13 5:52 pm
- Indonesia jails 14 Rohingya for deadly brawl Updated: Dec-05-13 8:52 am
- Freed Jordanian names Filipino extremist kidnapper Updated: Dec-05-13 6:11 am
- Aussie FM expresses 'regrets' in Indonesia spy row Updated: Dec-05-13 5:34 am
- Myanmar's president asks Philippines for more aid Updated: Dec-05-13 4:58 am
- US seeks limited military ties with Myanmar Updated: Dec-04-13 6:18 pm
- Diligent Asian students dominate global exam Updated: Dec-04-13 12:05 pm
- Urgent deal reached for African elephants Updated: Dec-04-13 9:32 am
- Cambodia will resume int'l adoptions in next year Updated: Dec-04-13 6:20 am
- Undergrads return to crumbling Myanmar university Updated: Dec-04-13 5:43 am
- India refuses to budge on subsidies at WTO talks Updated: Dec-04-13 4:53 am
- Australian spies raid home of East Timor lawyer Updated: Dec-04-13 2:01 am
- Key dates in Thailand's political crisis Updated: Dec-04-13 12:05 am
- John Kerry to visit Philippines this month Updated: Dec-03-13 2:48 pm
- Hearings for 2 men in Tulsa shooting case delayed Updated: Dec-03-13 1:15 pm
- Hawaii medical volunteers to head to Philippines Updated: Dec-03-13 9:05 am
- Envoy says China has right to set another air zone Updated: Dec-02-13 10:43 pm
- Long-running societal divide fuels Thai conflict Updated: Dec-02-13 8:01 am
- Myanmar still enlists boy soldiers despite reforms Updated: Dec-02-13 7:32 am
BANGKOK - The truce between Thailand's political rivals held in Bangkok on Friday amid more ceremonies in honor of the king's birthday, while the leader of the protest movement who has vowed to overthrow the government was expected to announce his next move.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
TACLOBAN, Philippines - In a story Nov. 10 about Typhoon Haiyan, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that a tsunami in the south in 1976 killed 5,791 people. The actual number is 4,791 dead, according to a 1978 study by the Special Committee on Tsunami Warning System of the National Committee on Marine Sciences, National Science Development Board.
BANGKOK - Asian stock markets were in a holding pattern Friday as investors awaited a U.S. jobs report that could solidify expectations about when the Federal Reserve will start reducing its expansive stimulus.
KAMBON, Thailand - Here, in a village where electricity is still a novelty, they'll quickly tell you who was responsible for bringing change to this long-neglected corner of Thailand.
BANGKOK - Chris Brummitt, Vietnam chief of bureau for The Associated Press, has been promoted to the new role of Southeast Asia news editor, responsible for text coverage and operations across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
ST. LOUIS - Fred Waters, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered everything from the Korean and Vietnam wars to construction of the Gateway Arch, has died, his daughter said Thursday.
MEDAN, Indonesia - An Indonesian court sentenced 14 Rohingya asylum seekers from Myanmar to nine months in jail for their role in a deadly brawl at a detention center that left eight Buddhist fishermen from their country dead, prosecutors and lawyers said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines - A Jordanian journalist has identified the leader of an al-Qaida-linked terrorist group that held him for a year and a half in the jungles of the southern Philippines after luring him with a promise of an interview.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop tried to mend fences with Indonesia on Thursday, saying her government regrets the hurt caused to its president and people over reports that Australian spies tapped his phone.
MANILA, Philippines - Myanmar's president called Thursday for more investment and development assistance from the Philippines, saying his country needs help to catch up with the rest of Southeast Asia after emerging from nearly two decades of economic sanctions.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration faced strong bipartisan opposition Wednesday to plans for limited U.S. engagement with Myanmar's powerful military due to concerns over human rights and its lingering ties with North Korea.
BEIJING - As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to half a million students around the world, Li breezed through it.
JOHANNESBURG - Key states where the illegal ivory trade flourishes have pledged to take urgent measures to try to halt the illicit trade and secure elephant populations across Africa, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, said Wednesday.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia will resume international adoptions in 2014, more than four years after suspending them over concerns about child exploitation, an official said Wednesday.
YANGON, Myanmar - The campus is overrun by a tangled web of weeds and vines. Many of the books in the open-air library are ancient, their pages yellow. Students will have to share a handful of donated computers and put up with slow-speed Internet, at least at first. And professors are struggling to catch up with developments in their fields.
BALI, Indonesia - Chances of a breakthrough in global trade negotiations dimmed Wednesday as India refused to budge on food subsidies that are an obstacle to an eleventh-hour agreement at a World Trade Organization summit.
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's secret service has raided the Canberra homes of a lawyer and a former spy who intend to allege in an international court in The Hague that Australia bugged the East Timorese Cabinet ahead of sensitive oil and gas revenue-sharing negotiations.
Thailand's political crisis has involved years of political and street battles between supporters and opponents of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Some key dates:
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Philippines this month to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to helping the Southeast Asian nation rebuild after a devastating typhoon.
TULSA, Oklahoma - Preliminary hearings were delayed Tuesday for two men accused of shooting five people at a Hmong New Year's festival in Tulsa.
HONOLULU - A group of Hawaii doctors, nurses and other medical volunteers will be traveling to the Philippines to help typhoon victims.
MANILA, Philippines - China has a sovereign right to establish a maritime air defense zone over another region as it did in the East China Sea, the Chinese envoy to the Philippines said.
BANGKOK - Both the protesters on the streets of Bangkok and the Thai government pleading for them to go home say they're on the side of democracy, but that is not what their increasingly dangerous conflict is about. This is a fight about power, and who ought to have it.
CHAUNG THA, Myanmar - He disappeared when he was 12 years old, a skinny boy named Min Thu from the wrong side of town who thought he'd stumbled onto the golden ticket.