Category Archives: Asia

Image of Asia: Opening Myanmar's new stock exchange

In this photo by Gemunu Amarasinghe, First Myanmar Investment executive chairman Serge Pun joyfully hugs a pillar on the bell at the Yangon Stock Exchange in Myanmar after his company…

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US Navy captain sentenced to 46 months for accepting bribes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego has sentenced a Navy captain who oversaw operations in the U.S. Pacific Fleet to 46 months in prison for providing…

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Iraqi in decapitated head Facebook post guilty of war crime

Helsinki (AFP) – An Iraqi migrant to Finland has been found guilty of committing a war crime after he posted images of himself on Facebook with the head of an…

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Street art greats on show in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (AFP) – From Keith Haring & Basquiat to Banksy & Invader, Sotheby's new exhibition of street art legends in Hong Kong, launched Friday, taps into a growing appetite…

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Fossil find sheds light on how evolution produced T. rex

NEW YORK (AP) — How did evolution produce a monstrous killer like T. rex? A fossil find in Central Asia is giving scientists a glimpse of the process. T. rex…

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