Thai Opposition Leader Convicted, Disqualified From Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR - A Thai court Wednesday convicted opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of holding shares in a media company while running for office, an election law breach that disqualifies the rising star of the country's pro-democracy movement from Parliament.…

Pope Arrives in Thailand to Encourage Catholic Minority

BANGKOK - Pope Francis arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan, beginning a mission to boost the morale of those countries' tiny minority Catholic communities and speak about issues of concern including human trafficking …

US, China Trade Criticism Over South China Sea

The Chinese defense chief warned the United States on Monday against provoking military tensions by flexing muscles in the contested South China Sea, while his American counterpart urged claimant nations to use their sovereign spaces or risk losing them.

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