BANGKOK (AP) — Four Thai “ladyboys” have been recruited as flight attendants for a start-up charter airline that says it will be Thailand’s first to include transsexuals among its cabin crew.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan confirmed that China’s economy surpassed its own as the world’s second largest in 2010 and said a late-year downturn was its first quarterly contraction in more than a year.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI insisted last week on his exclusive right to ordain bishops as he consecrated a Chinese prelate in an implicit challenge
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani actress, castigated for appearing to cuddle with an Indian actor on a reality show, lashed out at a Muslim cleric who had criticized her
BANGKOK (AP) — Communist Laos opened a modest stock market on Tuesday, Jan. 10, hoping to attract capital to its largest enterprises
XI’AN, China (AP) — The leaf-strewn median on Eternal Peace Road hides a grim secret. Numerous tiny fetuses lie in unmarked graves dug by women
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A high school text book that highlights multi-ethnic Malaysia’s racial harmony has riled the main ethnic Indian party
BEIJING (AP) — Ding Can is obsessed with bargains. Her purse is crammed with more than 30 shopper discount cards and dozens of coupons.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and American officials discussed taking action against a prominent anti-whaling group, with Tokyo insisting that Sea Shepherd’s confrontations
North Korea was no stranger to headlines this year as the country continued to assert its presence with their political maneuvering.