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Metropolitan Manila police chief says 36 people suffocated in a casino-hotel complex from smoke set off by gunman

Jun 2, 2017

Metropolitan Manila police chief says 36 people suffocated in a casino-hotel complex from smoke set off by gunman

Philippine police chief says one gunman involved in attack on hotel and casino complex and is still at large

Jun 1, 2017

Philippine police chief says one gunman involved in attack on hotel and casino complex and is still at large

Witnesses report gunshots and explosions at a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital.

Jun 1, 2017

Witnesses report gunshots and explosions at a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital.

China's Geely buys stakes in Malaysia's Proton, Lotus

May 24, 2017

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 49.9 percent of Malaysian automaker Proton

Feds and Walmart allege canned tuna prices fixed

May 16, 2017

Criminal and civil cases allege executives at largest canned tuna companies have colluded to collectively raise prices, limit promotions

Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises

Mar 29, 2017

A sprawling "Trump Community" that will rise next to a pristine national park in West Java has alarmed conservationists

Record 32.59 million foreign tourists visit Thailand in 2016

Jan 30, 2017

Thailand tourism officials say the country received a record 32.59 million foreign visitors last year and beat revenue predictions

Owner of Malaysia's Proton shortlists 5 bids for equity sale

Sep 28, 2016

The owner of Malaysian national carmaker Proton says it has shortlisted five potential foreign partners for a tie-up that includes an equity sale aimed at reviving the loss-making company

No longer invite-only, "robo-cars" offered to Singaporeans

Sep 23, 2016

Autonomous vehicle software startup nuTonomy has made rides on its self-driving taxis available to the general public in Singapore, expanding a first-in-the world run that was initially invitation-only

Asian shares slide after US losses due to lower oil prices

Aug 11, 2016

Asian stocks were mostly down Thursday after a sell-off in energy companies due to lower oil prices pulled down US stocks overnight, and with regional volumes affected by the closure of Japan's stock exchange for a holiday