Asian shares edge higher following advance on Wall Street

Business 05/22/19, 00:53

Shares edged in Asia on Wednesday after a rebound in technology stocks helped power an overnight rally on Wall Street. Investors bought technology shares after the U.S. government opted to temporarily ease off on proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese ...

Newly crowned Thai king hopes for unity, prosperity

World 05/06/19, 07:58

Thailand's newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn told thousands of cheering people gathered outside Bangkok's Grand Palace on Monday that he was grateful for their good wishes and believed they were a sign everyone would work together for the country's prosperity.Vajiralongkorn ...

Update: Thai king is officially crowned Rama X

Asia & Pacific 05/04/19, 00:27

The Latest on the coronation of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn (all times local):12:25 p.m.Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been crowned in a coronation ceremony taking place more than two years after he assumed the throne.In this image made from the ...

Thailand prepares for coronation

Asia & Pacific 05/03/19, 07:50

Thailand is gearing up for three days of elaborate ceremonies, beginning Saturday, when 66-year old King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be officially crowned. The coronation is estimated to cost at least

Photos: The path to coronation for Thailand’s king

Asia & Pacific 05/03/19, 02:19

Three days of elaborate, centuries-old rituals beginning Saturday will formally endow Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with regal legitimacy. He succeeded to the throne after the death of his revered father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in October 2016. The 66-year-old Vajiralongkorn faces a challenge ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Asia & Pacific 05/02/19, 21:51

Emperor Naruhito succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne after his father Akihito abdicated in a series of rituals and ceremonies in Japan.In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, workers marked May Day with rallies in cities and by demanding ...

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