North Korea

Ford vans seen in Kim Jong Un’s entourage

Photos from North Korea’s news agency are more evidence of the evasion of UN sanctions.

Vietnam

Vietnamese police detain journalist Nguyen Vu Binh, family say

Detention comes as Vietnamese government vies for re-election on UN Human Rights Council.

Cambodia

Brother of jailed Cambodian American lawyer says she’s in good health

Mardi Seng, a newly elected senator from the Khmer Will Party, said she’s recovered from her December hunger strike.

Uyghur

Turkish media reveal identities of alleged spies for China

Suspects are accused of spying on prominent Uyghurs and Uyghur organizations in Turkey.

Myanmar

In Malaysia, refugees living in limbo struggle to pay medical bills

Refugees pay much higher foreigners’ rates at public hospitals and clinics, which most cannot afford.

North Korea

Traveling to North Korea? No wifi, limited hot water and bring your own TP

A Russian travel agency issues guidelines to tourists going to the reclusive country.

Myanmar

In Malaysia, refugees living in limbo struggle to pay medical bills

Refugees pay much higher foreigners’ rates at public hospitals and clinics, which most cannot afford.

Swiftlet breeding a lucrative business in Myanmar