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Bangkok Professor Uses Social Media to Save Thailand's Old Train Stations From Demolition

A Bangkok-based university lecturer is raising awareness of the need to save historic railway stations from bulldozers.

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China Bans Online Depictions of 'Abnormal' Sexual Activity, Crimes

Beijing officials recently issued new regulations prohibiting online portrayals of homosexuality, prostitution and drug addiction.

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Muji Hotels to Open First in China, Then Japan

With three new hotels in the making, Japan's minimalist homeware brand Muji appears to be branching out to the hospitality business.

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Religious Groups in Malaysia, Indonesia Call for Starbucks Boycott Over LGBT Support

Muslim organizations in Malaysia and Indonesia have called for a boycott of local Starbucks over the corporation's support for LGBT rights.

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Starbucks Japan to Open in 100-Year-Old Kyoto Townhouse

Starbucks is attempting to merge its coffee culture with Japan's century-old traditions in the chain’s newest Kyoto location.

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Vietnam's Work Environment Is Asia’s Most Gender-Diverse: Report

Gender diversity throughout corporations in Asia is very low, but Vietnam has the continent's largest percentage of women in its boardrooms.

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China Reveals Plan to Grow Potatoes on the Moon

As part of next year’s Chang’e-4 mission, Chinese scientists plan to grow potatoes inside a moon-bound mini-ecosystem.

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'Brain Drain' Is Taking Its Toll on ASEAN Workforce and Economy: Study

Highly skilled members of the ASEAN workforce are pursuing more lucrative opportunities outside of their home countries.

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A Heroes’ Retirement Plan for De-Mining Dogs in Cambodia

An animal rights activist in Phnom Penh plans to open a specialized retirement home for Cambodia’s de-mining dogs.

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Indonesia's Ongoing LGBT Crackdown Rattles Community

Over the past year and a half, attitudes toward homosexuality in Indonesia have escalated from mild intolerance to violence. 

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A Gang of Pickpocket Monkeys Has Taken Over a Bali Temple

A temple on Indonesia’s popular island of Bali is currently plagued by a gang of kleptomaniac primates.

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