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American charged over $5 million found in Sydney

01/23/2014 12:11am
An American man has been charged after 5.7 million Australian dollars ($5 million) in cash was found in suitcases in a Sydney apartment. Police allege it is one of the biggest cash hauls of crime proceeds in Australian history.

US judge suspends Chinese partners of auditors

01/23/2014 12:56am
An American judge has ruled the China arms of global accounting firms should be barred from providing audits for U.S.-traded companies in a dispute that might force major corporate names such as oil giant PetroChina and search engine Baidu to withdraw from American stock exchanges.

Hard to see end to Thailand's cycle of instability

01/23/2014 2:57am
Just before the start of an anti-government rally that paralyzed the heart of Bangkok four years ago, Thailand's deputy prime minister issued a stern message to demonstrators then converging on the city en masse.

In China, top US diplomat talks maritime tensions

01/23/2014 3:38am
China needs to work with its neighbors to cool rising tensions over its claims to territory in surrounding seas, a top U.S. diplomat said Thursday, adding the U.S. has a strong interest in seeing such matters handled peacefully.

Thai police: US tourist likely killed by elephants

01/23/2014 3:58am
Park rangers in Thailand have found the body of an American tourist who was apparently trampled to death by elephants in a reserve outside Bangkok, police said Thursday.

Bangkok temperature hits 30-year low

01/23/2014 4:50am
Thailand's capital has seen its coldest temperatures in three decades, as the normally balmy Southeast Asian country is experiencing one of its longest winter cold snaps in years.

US calls on China to free scholar fighting graft

01/23/2014 5:29am
The U.S. government on Thursday called on Chinese authorities to release the founder of a grassroots movement, with the ambassador saying he was deeply concerned his trial was retribution for the scholar's campaign to expose official corruption.

Samsung's 4Q profit dips for 1st time in 2 years

01/23/2014 6:48pm
For the first time in more than two years, Samsung's quarterly net profit declined from the previous quarter, the South Korean electronics powerhouse said Friday, amid deepening concerns about slowing growth in smartphone markets.

Tesla announces China price for cars

01/23/2014 7:45pm
Tesla Motors announced a $121,000 sticker price for its Model S electric sedan in China, and called the relatively low cost for the Chinese market a "big risk" because some buyers might think the car is lower quality.

Hong Kong to destroy huge seized ivory stockpile

01/23/2014 10:59pm
Hong Kong will destroy most of its huge stockpile of confiscated illegal ivory in a process that could take up to two years, officials said.

Nepal court says no need to elect new president

01/23/2014 11:05pm
Nepal's top court has ruled that there is no immediate need to elect a new president, settling a major point of differences among the political parties.