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Prince Harry closes US visit with polo match

Prince Harry. AP

Britain’s Prince Harry is wrapping up a weeklong visit to the United States in the affluent New York City suburb of Greenwich, Connecticut, where he is playing in a polo match at a club with a history of hosting royal visitors.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sihanouk: Cambodia’s last true king

The chariot carrying the portrait of late former King Norodom Sihanouk leads his royal funeral procession Friday  in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. AP

When the flames at the cremation ground are quenched and Cambodia’s former monarch Norodom Sihanouk’s ashes scattered on Phnom Penh’s riverfront, the mighty Mekong River may well carry away the country’s last true king, a towering figure in a procession of more than 100 monarchs stretching back 2,000 years.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New Zealander admits manure plan for Prince Charles

Castislav Sam Bracanov talks to the press after appearing at the Auckland District Court where he entered a not guilty plea for allegedly preparing to commit an assault on Britain Prince Charles and his wife Camila in Auckland on November 13, 2012. The royal couple arrived in New Zealand on the last leg of their tour marking Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee. AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY

A New Zealand man said Tuesday he had intended to throw manure over Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla in central Auckland just minutes after pleading not guilty in court to planning an assault.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Man charged with planning Prince Charles assault

Castislav Sam Bracanov sits on a rubbish bin after appearing at the Auckland District Court where he entered a not guilty plea for allegedly preparing to commit an assault on Britain Prince Charles and his wife Camila in Auckland on November 13, 2012. AFP

Police say they caught a New Zealand man before he had a chance to throw a bucket of horse manure over Prince Charles and his wife Camilla during a royal visit to the Pacific nation.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Prince Charles, Camilla begin tour of New Zealand

Britain's Prince Charles (2nd-R), his wife Camilla (R), New Zealand Prime Minster John Key (2nd-L) and with his wife Bronagh attend the Armistice Day commemoration at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on November 11, 2012.  The royal couple arrived in New Zealand on the last leg of their tour marking Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee.     AFP  / Michael Bradley

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, have visited an Auckland war museum and greeted indigenous Maori at the start of their tour of New Zealand.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cambodia deports Chinese woman in royal photo row

Wang Zia Chao, 43, a Chinese factory supervisor, is escorted by Cambodian police officers after being detained, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia in this photo taken October 22. AP

Cambodia has deported a Chinese woman convicted of desecrating photos of the country’s recently deceased former king in front of enraged factory workers.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

War canoe ride for William and Kate as topless row rages

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, wave on a truck decorated as a canoe as they depart Honiara International Airport, Solomon Islands, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012.  AP /Rick Rycroft

Britain’s Prince William and wife Catherine will take a war canoe ride to a secluded corner of the Solomon Islands Monday as their lawyers lodge a criminal complaint in France over a topless photos row.

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Zamboanga folk find queen ‘ordinary person’

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A SOFT SPOT FOR CHILDREN Queen Sofia of Spain reaches out to children of members of an urban poor group in Zamboanga City who expected to see a queen wearing a crown and got a pleasant surprise when they saw “an ordinary person” whose only difference with the city’s poor was that she was “white.” CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

When told that members of a poor community here would get to see a real queen, 8-year-old Jenny Asurin immediately thought of a woman in a gown and wearing a crown.

Posted: July 8th, 2012 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Malaysia enthrones new king in lavish ceremony

The 14th King of Malaysia, King Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (L), kisses a copy of the Koran while Queen Haminah Hamidun (R) looks on during the coronation at the new National Palace in Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Recalling the pageantry of Malay sultanates centuries ago, Malaysia installed its 14th king in a solemn ceremony, who pledged to protect Islam and maintain peace in the nation. AFP

Malaysia’s new king called for equality for all in the multi-ethnic Asian nation as he was enthroned Wednesday in a lavish ceremony steeped in centuries-old royal traditions.

Posted: April 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Prince Harry completes first major tour for queen

Prince Harry has finished his first overseas tour on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

Posted: March 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Britain’s Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital

Britain’s Prince Philip was in “good spirits” after his wife Queen Elizabeth II and his children visited him in hospital Saturday as he recovered from heart surgery, officials said.

Posted: December 25th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thai princess: King temporarily lost consciousness

The daughter of Thailand’s 83-year-old king has revealed that her father recently had a health problem that caused him to temporarily lose consciousness.

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Debates over Malampaya caused recall bid

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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—Bitter debates among local political personalities over the use of the Malampaya royalty money for Palawan triggered the recall bid against Gov. Abraham Kahlil Mitra. Caesar Ventura, former provincial budget officer and head of the nongovernment organization lobby group Kilusang Love Malampaya (KLM), said they were dismayed by their failure to find common [...]

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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