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Dec 02, 2017
Meghan Markle and the perils of finding a prince: Intense public scrutiny on women is rarely charmingIt’s tough enough to be just about any kind of woman in the public eye, but there will be little empathy for Meghan Markle
Nov 26, 2017
Nepal votes for change, political stability in first-ever polls since end of 1996 civil warCitizens across Nepal voted in elections that may herald much-needed change after 20 ruinous years marked by a bloody Maoist insurgency, a devastating earthquake and crippling political instability
Oct 30, 2017
Watch: Century after revolution, some Russians crave return of tsarMikhail Ustinov's ancestors were executed in 1917 for supporting the tsar but a hundred years later the 68-year-old yearns for the return of monarchy to Russia.
May 23, 2017
Thailand has tightened restrictions on illegal content; will target viewersThailand has a technology crime suppression police division, which handles inappropriate content and computer crimes that are insulting to the monarchy.
May 19, 2017
Japan's Emperor Akihito to step down as cabinet approves bill allowing abdicationThe Japanese government approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries.
Dec 01, 2016
Heralding a new chapter in Thailand: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn set to be named new kingCrown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was set to be proclaimed the new King of Thailand, heralding a new chapter in the country's monarchy.
Oct 17, 2016
Thailand internet operators ask users to report "inappropriate content about royal institution"Thailand's main mobile telecoms operators instructed customers on Sunday to report "inappropriate content about the royal institution", as the government steps up scrutiny for material deemed insulting to the monarchy.
Jul 13, 2016
Japan's Emperor Akihito planning to abdicate in favour of eldest son, says state mediaJapan's Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate in favour of his eldest son within a few years, the Japanese media has reported
Apr 21, 2016
World's oldest monarch Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 with beacons and gun salutesLONDON Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 90 on Thursday with beacons and gun salutes heralding the birthday of the world's oldest monarch, who still performs hundreds of engagements a year and shows no signs of losing her appetite for the job. Usually her birthday passes with little ceremony but to mark Thursday's landmark Elizabeth will greet well-wishers near her Windsor Castle home, west of London, and later light a beacon, the first of 1,000 to be lit across the country and worldwide to mark the occasion
Nov 18, 2014
Thailand: Radio show host defames monarchy on air, jailed for five yearsA Thai radio show host has been jailed for five years for royal defamation, his lawyer said on Tuesday, one of the first sentences passed by a military court for breaching the draconian law since a May coup.