AP - ap.online.regional.asia http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.asia News Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:25:08 -0400 Malaysian prime minister to travel to Netherlands Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:23:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/26/AS-Malaysia-Netherlands/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Malaysia-Netherlands c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-79fd KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart. In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:01:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/26/AS-Hong-Kong-at-a-Crossroads/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Hong-Kong-at-a-Crossroads c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7a54 HONG KONG (AP) — As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift. Priest in Guam removed over LA allegations Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:04:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/US-California-Church-Abuse-Guam/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_US-California-Church-Abuse-Guam c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7c21 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday. Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:57:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-4b6 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban's reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting. Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:05:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--Taiwan-Plane.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Taiwan-Plane.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-55a XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home. World stocks fall on US earnings, Russia sanctions Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:17:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/World.Markets/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_World.Markets c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-559 LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets turned lower on Friday after weak earnings from Visa and Amazon and as European countries planned a range of sanctions against some Russian businesses. Indian air force helicopter crash kills 7 on board Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:08:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--India-Helicopter.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--India-Helicopter.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-3cb LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An Indian air force helicopter crashed Friday in northern India, killing all seven people on board, including two pilots, the military said. Losing Indonesia presidential candidate files suit Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:42:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--Indonesia-Election.Challenge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Indonesia-Election.Challenge c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-434 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's losing presidential candidate filed complaints to the Constitutional Court on Friday, alleging that widespread irregularities at the polls damaged his chances of victory in the country that is Southeast Asia's largest economy. Oil price slips below $102 a barrel Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:34:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/Oil.Prices/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_Oil.Prices c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-50b The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East. Kyrgyzstan's ex-preident sentenced to life Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:24:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--Kyrgyzstan-Trial/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Kyrgyzstan-Trial c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-450 BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths. Son of South Korean sunken ferry owner detained Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:45:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--SKorea-Ship.Sinks-Missing.Owner/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--SKorea-Ship.Sinks-Missing.Owner c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-543 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police detained the eldest son of the sunken ferry owner Friday after two months on the run, three days after his billionaire father was confirmed dead. Son of S.Korea sunken ferry owner detained Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:47:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--SKorea-Ferry-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--SKorea-Ferry-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-484 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean news agency says the eldest son of the sunken ferry owner has been detained by police after two months on the run. South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:26:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-48d SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner. McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:20:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS-Hong-Kong-Suspect-Meat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Hong-Kong-Suspect-Meat c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-5d2 HONG KONG (AP) — McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplier in mainland China was accused of selling expired meat. Philippine soldiers clash with militants; 5 dead Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:55:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--Philippines-Abu.Sayyaf/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Philippines-Abu.Sayyaf c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-4b7 MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops attacked a Muslim militant hideout on southern Basilan island, triggering a clash that killed three Abu Sayyaf members believed to have been involved in the 2011 kidnapping of an American woman and her teenage son, a military report said Friday. Two government militiamen were killed and two others were wounded. Toppled crosses in China spur defiance Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:43:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--China-Toppling.Crosses/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--China-Toppling.Crosses c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-538 WUXI VILLAGE, China (AP) — The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month. Towering worry: Small holes cause big jitters Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:27:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--SKorea-Tower.Troubles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--SKorea-Tower.Troubles c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-4b5 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For the developers of the world's sixth tallest building near Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn't have come at a more inopportune time. Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:39:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--Ukraine-Plane-Australia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Ukraine-Plane-Australia c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-4e6 SYDNEY (AP) — Australia is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team, the Australian prime minister said Friday. Sri Lankan asylum seekers to be taken to Australia Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:02:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS--Australia-Asylum.Seekers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Australia-Asylum.Seekers c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-528 SYDNEY (AP) — A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers that has been languishing on board an Australian customs vessel for weeks will temporarily be brought to Australia's mainland and may be sent to India, Australia's government said Friday, following a court challenge and outrage from human rights groups. Malaysia to send officer to face NZ sex charges Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:40:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2014/07/25/AS-New-Zealand-Malaysia-Diplomatic-Immunity-Case/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-New-Zealand-Malaysia-Diplomatic-Immunity-Case c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-5a0 WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Malaysian officials said Friday they still plan to send a military officer back to New Zealand to face sexual assault charges despite not returning him in early July as they had promised.