Category Archives: Entertainment

Dog Rescued Swimming 220 KM Off Thailand

A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.A…

China, Pakistan Move Against ‘Illegal Matchmaking’

ISLAMABAD Pakistani media are reporting that Chinese human traffickers are operating illegal matchmaking centers in Pakistan, where they allegedly trap women from economically burdened families in fake marriages before transporting…

US Transport Chief Defends FAA for Not Immediately Grounding Boeing 737 MAX

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Wednesday defended the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to not immediately ground the Boeing 737 MAX fleet after a deadly crash in March of an…

Hundreds Rally in Support of Sanctions Against Chinese Officials Over Rights Violations in Xinjiang

Hundreds gathered in Washington over the weekend urging the Trump administration to sanction those responsible for human rights violations in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), amid increasing calls…

Relocation of ‘Russian’ Bank Alarms Western Security Officials

BUDAPEST Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban made his name as a young anti-Communist dissident delivering a fiery anti-Russian speech at the 1989 reburial of Imre Nagy, leader of the Hungarian…

China Expected to Keep Its Exact Claim to Disputed Sea a Secret

TAIPEI China is withholding details on the boundaries of its vast claims to a resource-rich sea contested by five other governments because it distrusts international law and wants to ensure…

Thailand Braces for Lame Duck Government Once Election Tally Released

WASHINGTON Thailand is waving goodbye to its longest period of military rule in nearly 50 years with a sweaty hand.The elections March 24, the first since the 2014 military coup,…

Thailand’ Electoral Commission: Pro-Army Party Wins Popular Vote

Thailand’s Election Commission said Thursday, the pro-army Palang Pracharat Party won the popular vote in Sunday’s (March 24) general election with 8.4 million ballots.Krit Urwongse, deputy-secretary general of the Election…