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    Thai hardliners demand ‘Ultraman’ Buddha art be destroyed

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Hardline Buddhists in Thailand called Thursday for the destruction of paintings depicting Buddha as Japanese superhero Ultraman, provoking fevered debate about using sacred...

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    US, ASEAN kick off first joint naval drills

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:30am on September 03, 2019

    The United States and ten Southeast Asian countries kicked off maritime drills on Monday, as part of a joint exercise extending into the flashpoint South...

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    US, ASEAN kick off first joint naval drills

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:29am on September 03, 2019

    The United States and ten Southeast Asian countries kicked off maritime drills on Monday, as part of a joint exercise extending into the flashpoint South...

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    US, SE Asia to hold first ever joint maritime drill

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    The US and 10 Southeast Asian states will hold their first-ever joint maritime exercises in September, aimed at preventing ‘wrongdoing’ as Washington and Beijing jostle...

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    Bombs rattle Bangkok during ASEAN summit

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:01am on August 02, 2019

    Several small bombs exploded across Bangkok on Friday, rattling the Thai capital as it hosted a regional summit attended by US secretary of state Mike...

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    US doesn’t ask ASEAN to take sides: Pompeo

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo insisted Thursday that Washington was not asking Southeast Asian nations to ‘choose’ between his country and rival power China,...

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    New Thai leader keeps junta’s powers of arbitrary detention

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:24am on July 11, 2019

    Thailand’s new civilian government will retain the power to arbitrarily detain critics despite the imminent easing of junta-era security controls, prompting warnings from rights groups...

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    Protectionism slammed as SE Asian leaders rally to trade pact

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:34am on June 24, 2019

    Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer...

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    Mahathir vows to help Rohingyas bound for Malaysia

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 06:31pm on June 21, 2019

    Malaysia’s prime minister on Friday vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to ‘stop the oppression’...

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    ASEAN leaders told to get serious on Rohingya issue

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:16am on June 20, 2019

    Southeast Asian leaders must use an upcoming summit to hold unvarnished talks on Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya, rights groups urged Wednesday, after a report...

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