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Thailand: The life and times of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch King Bhumipol, King Rama 9, King Of Kings, King Queen, Modern World History, Queen Sirikit, In Remembrance Of Me, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Great King

Thailand: The life and times of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch

He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on 5 December 1927, while his father was studying at Harvard.

Potty-mouthed Philippine President Duterte gives E. the middle finger : Potty-mouthed Philippine President Duterte gives E. the middle finger The Philippine president reached into his quiver of curses and found new arrows and a new target. Image Categories, Quiver, The Middle, Arrows, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Presidents, Finger, Target

Potty-mouthed Philippine President Duterte gives E.U. the middle finger

The Philippine president reached into his quiver of curses and found new arrows and a new target.

Philippine President Duterte warns terrorists he can be times’ more brutal than ISIS President Of The Philippines, New President, The Washington Post, Southeast Asia, Drugs, Presidents, Captain Hat, Addiction, Public

Philippine President Duterte warns terrorists he can be ‘10 times’ more brutal than ISIS

The controversial leader claimed that ISIS followers posing as missionaries have started radicalizing Filipinos.

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A Place of Tension Between Nations - The Korean Demilitarized Zone

For most of the world, the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) serves as a reminder of the Korean War, a war that was fought in the Korean Peninsula, which

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (L) listens to her counterpart Panama's Juan Carlos Varela after a bilateral agreement during a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Panama City, Panama June REUTERS/Carlos Jasso - 21st Century Skills, Read Later, Panama City Panama, Us Presidents, Creative Thinking, Southeast Asia, Taiwan

The unbearable sadness of being Taiwan, a liberal island other democracies refuse to talk to

Taiwan is barred from the UN, can't fly its flag during the Olympics, and was even shut out of a recent international air safety briefing.

Philippine President calls Obama "The Son of a Whore." Insult a mother, what an asshole. Rodrigo Duterte, War On Drugs, Yolo, Obama, Philippines, Presidents, News, Closer, Tuesday

After the slur and snub — finally a handshake between Obama and Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte

The U.S. president played down a potential personal rift.

Five-year-old Danica May Garcia was shot in the head in her home by gunmen who were targeting her grandfather. War On Drugs, 5 Year Olds, Old Women, 5 Years, Philippines, Yolo, Asia, Woman, Fashion

Nearly 2,000 have died in Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ in the Philippines. One is a 5-year-old girl.

Five-year-old Danica May Garcia was shot in the head in her home by gunmen who were targeting her grandfather.

A decision by new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to receive a hero's burial is sparking protests and a legal challenge. 85th Birthday, Birthday Celebration, Ferdinand, People Power Revolution, Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine News, Pictures Of The Week, Norte

The corpse of Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos may finally get a hero’s burial

A decision by new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to receive a hero's burial is sparking protests and a legal challenge.

In the city of Davao, stories of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal rule haven’t dimmed his popularity. Asian History, British History, Strange History, History Facts, Historical Women, Historical Photos, Anne Boleyn Tudors, Rodrigo Duterte

Before Duterte was the Philippines’ president, he was ‘the Death Squad mayor’

In the city of Davao, stories of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal rule haven’t dimmed his popularity.

US President Barack Obama and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte had a brief face-to-face summit encounter, days after a very public spat. President Of The Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, War On Drugs, Political Science, Foreign Policy, Awkward Moments, Us Presidents, Presidential Election, Obama

Philippine President Duterte said he’d be sitting next to Obama at dinner. He isn’t.

And he's not next to Ban Ki-moon either.

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What do the next 25 years hold for the ASEAN region?

At the heart of Asia sits the dynamic region of ASEAN, also known as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Originally convened to address geopolitical stability in the area, this regional bloc has evolved a great deal since its inception in 1967.

An economic success story: How Vietnam became Southeast Asia’s top performer Vietnam War, Southeast Asia, Success Story, Tops

An economic success story: How Vietnam became Southeast Asia's top performer

VIETNAM's remarkable economic progress looks set to continue in the coming years, despite a regional slowdown which has affected other states in Southeast Asia. Its increasingly diversified and resilient economy has grown at a healthy rate – of above 6 percent – in each of the last two years, and looks well-placed to maintain its position as Southeast Asia’s top performer in 2017.

See how Thais marked the somber passing of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol. “I feel a deep sense of loss,” one mourner said. “He is the father of the land. Southeast Asia, Thailand, Father, King, Deep, Feelings, Pai, Dads

See how Thais marked the somber passing of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol

“I feel a deep sense of loss,” one mourner said. “He is the father of the land.”

‘King of our hearts’: Thais pay touching respects to Bhumibol Adulyadej. Social media flooded with tributes to the king, showing Thais singing and praying. King Of Kings, My King, King Painting, Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Art, Great King, Southeast Asia, Night Life, My Idol

‘King of our hearts’: Thais pay touching respects to Bhumibol Adulyadej

Social media flooded with tributes to the king, showing Thais singing and praying.

Without King Bhumibol’s unifying presence, Thailand may be headed for even greater instability. Without King Bhumibol’s unifying presence, Thailand may be headed for even greater instability - The Washington Post Bhumibol Adulyadej, Political Leaders, Head Of State, Elizabeth Ii, Southeast Asia, King, History, World, Death

Analysis | Without King Bhumibol’s unifying presence, Thailand may be headed for even greater instability

The monarch's death puts the future of Thailand's democracy into doubt.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte apologized "profoundly and deeply" to the Jewish community on Sunday, and said his references to the Holocaust while discussing his war on drugs were to hit back at critics who had likened him to Adolf Hitler. Signs Of Mental Illness, Rodrigo Duterte, War On Drugs, No Me Importa, Obama, Mental Health, Lashes, Community, Videos

Duterte lashes out at Obama again, telling him 'go to hell' amid criticism of war on drugs

Duterte also told the EU to "choose purgatory, hell is filled up."