southeast asia

July 11, 2012 - 8:43 PM

US eases sanctions, allowing investment in Myanmar

July 11, 2012 - 9:36 AM

Oil rises to $85 as US crude supplies drop

SINGAPORE (AP) — Oil rose above $84 a barrel Wednesday after a report showed U.S. crude supplies fell for a second week, suggesting demand may be improving.

July 11, 2012 - 12:37 AM

US man jailed for translating Thai king book freed

BANGKOK (AP) — A lawyer for an American imprisoned in Thailand for translating a banned book about the king says he has been granted a royal pardon, and the U.S.

July 10, 2012 - 5:42 PM

US, Pacific Rim nations end round of trade talks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Negotiators from the United States and eight Pacific Rim countries have concluded a round of talks in San Diego aimed at creating one of the most ambitious trade agr

July 10, 2012 - 1:38 PM

Dolphy, comedian adored by many Filipinos, dies

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' "King of Comedy," the performer fondly called Dolphy by generations of Filipinos, has died.

July 10, 2012 - 12:39 PM

Clinton chides Vietnam on protecting human rights

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S.

July 10, 2012 - 8:34 AM

Oil slips lower below $86 on slowing China trade

SINGAPORE (AP) — Oil dropped below $85 a barrel Tuesday after weak Chinese trade figures suggested the economic slowdown in the world's second-largest crude consumer is deepening.

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