Lao workers run from floodwaters after the reservoir of the Nam Ao River Dam burst its banks in Phaxay district, northeastern Laos’ Xieng Khouang province, Sept. 11, 2017.

Faulty Construction, Heavy Rain Cause Dam to Flood Lao Villages

Officials say legal action must be taken against the project developer Bothong Inter Group.

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Hundreds of Police Occupy Beijing Market Amid Anger Over Closures

The wholesale market is the latest to be closed in a bid to curb the migrant population and 'low-end' businesses.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Rejects Claims She's ‘Soft’ on Myanmar’s Military

But the U.N. and rights groups blame the army for abuses and ethnic cleansing in Rakhine.

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Uyghur Woman Handed 10-Year Prison Term Over Headscarf Claim

The story was told by a 'terrified' friend under questioning by police, the woman's brother says.

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Tibetan Passports Still Held by Chinese Authorities Despite Promises of Return

The move restricts travel by the Tibetan minority group despite official guarantees against discrimination.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Addresses Diplomats on Rakhine State Crisis

The state counselor doesn’t acknowledge the violence that Rohingya Muslims have endured at the hands of the Myanmar military.

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Former Xinjiang Judge Tried on 'Ethnic Hatred' Charges

The trial comes against a backdrop of growing security measures targeting the region's mostly Muslim ethnic minority groups.

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Communist Party Writings to Count in Measure of Academic 'Excellence' in China's Zhejiang

Academics who post "red essays" online backing up the current line of the ruling Chinese Communist Party will receive higher scores in assessments of research excellence.

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Vietnam Jails Prominent Blogger For Five Years

Nguyen Van Oai is sentenced for resisting police officers and leaving his home while on probation.

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Chinese Officials Search Law Firm of Top Human Rights Lawyer

The move appears aimed at silencing Mo Shaoping ahead of an important Communist Party congress, one source says.

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Cambodian Opposition Politicians Barred From Visiting Kem Sokha in Jail

They are told that only family members and lawyers may see the jailed CNRP leader while his case is investigated.

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Bangladesh, Malaysia Tracking Efforts to Recruit Fighters for Rohingya Insurgency

Members of hard-line groups in Muslim countries send militants to 'help' Myanmar's Rohingya, sources say.

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