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Asia Pacific Oct 22, 2019

U.S. wins ownership of seized North Korean cargo ship

The United States was awarded ownership of a North Korean cargo ship that was seized for violating international sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department said. The Wise Honest — the first North Korean vessel to be seized by the U.S. for sanctions violation — was caught ...

Thai king strips his consort of royal titles for disloyalty

Asia Pacific Oct 22, 2019

Thai king strips his consort of royal titles for disloyalty

Thailand's king has stripped his royal consort of her titles and military ranks for disloyalty, accusing her of seeking to undermine the position of his official wife, the country's queen, for her own benefit. The royal command by 67-year-old King Maha Vajiralongkorn, made public Monday, ...

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