JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Monday rejected appeals by two Australian drug traffickers who challenged President Joko Widodo’s decision to refuse them clemency and spare their lives. The complaints by Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were tried separately with the same three-judge panel at the Jakarta High Administrative Court, which agreed with […]
With martial law, Thai gov’t nearly powerless
By Todd Pitman Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – The question to Thailand’s army chief was a basic one. After he declared martial law this week, would he be consulting the government? His response encapsulated the increasingly surreal nature of this Southeast Asian country’s political crisis.
Growing debate in South Korea over traditional medicine
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Nam-soo has stuck needles into generals, actors, tycoons, and at least one president for more than six decades as South Korea’s acupuncturist to the stars.