Thailand’s former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was formally indicted on murder charges over the military crackdown on street protests in 2010 that left scores dead.
Investment-banking revenue in China this year has slumped to its lowest level since 2009, even as overseas takeovers and bond sales by companies there rose to record levels.
The asset-management company’s shares rose on Thursday as investors made a play on China’s growing bad debts, confirming interest in the IPO, which was heavily oversubscribed.
China's leaders say they aim to move the economy away from dependence on big-ticket investment and want consumer demand to become the key growth engine.
More than 150,000 Thais took to the streets with the goal of eradicating the populist Shinawatra clan from politics.
North Korea’s highest-profile leadership purge since Kim Jong Un took power is being widely seen as a power-consolidation move but could trigger instability in the country.
Lawyer Xu Zhiyong is said to have organized unauthorized rallies over a nine-month period. His attorney says Mr. Xu is innocent, but thinks it “highly likely” that his client will stand trial.
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Police investigators are trying to solve thousands of individual mysteries in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan: Who are the corpses in the body bags?