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Thai junta chief says fugitive ex-PM Yingluck in Dubai

Sep 28, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Prayut Chan-O-Cha's first clear comments on Yingluck's whereabouts comes a month after she ghosted out off Thailand, ducking a court ruling over charges she failed to stop graft and losses in a costly rice subsidy policy

FUGITIVE. In this file photo, Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra receives gifts from supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok on July 21, 2017. Lilian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Aquino in Boston: The dog-handler is now president

Sep 22, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Read the full text of President Aquino s speech before the Filipino community in Boston where he and his family lived in exile

Aquino's Boston homecoming nostalgic, emotional

Sep 22, 2014 - 4:53 PM

President Benigno Aquino III returns to Boston for the first time in 31 years and recalls his time in the city during his family s exile

HOMECOMING. President Benigno Aquino III is warmly welcomed by Filipino Americans in his first return to Boston after 31 years. Malacañang Photo Bureau

The contradiction of coming home

Aug 16, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Is this home? Balikbayans and the OFWs are returning to where there are still figments of the old place but in general it is something completely different

Khodorkovsky vows to fight for Russian political prisoners

Jan 06, 2014 - 9:24 AM

Khodorkovsky once Russia s richest man argues that the struggle for the rights of political prisoners is not a political one

FIGHTING ON. Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky at a press conference in Berlin, Germany, 22 Dec 2013. Kay Nietfeld/EPA

'Students put sunglasses, Bob Marley cap on Rizal'

Jun 19, 2013 - 7:00 AM

The curator of the Rizal Park in Dapitan says June 19 the national hero s birth anniversary should be Rizal Day nor his death anniversary on December 30

NOT THEIR HERO? Children in Dapitan walk mindlessly past Rizal's place of exile. Photo by Gualberto Laput/Rappler.com

Russian oligarch, Kremlin critic dies in UK

Mar 24, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Berezovsky s lawyer said the tycoon had committed suicide after suffering from weeks of depression over his huge debts

RUSSIAN EXILE. Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky arrives at the High Court in central London, on October 31, 2011 to testify during a trial against fellow Russian businessman and Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT