Myanmar

Australian economic advisor to Myanmar's ousted leader given 3-year sentence

Aung San Suu Kyi given another 3 years, 3 NLD Cabinet members also sentenced.

Myanmar

Model who posted steamy photos gets 6 years for ‘tarnishing Burmese culture’

Nang Mwe San is the first person sentenced under Myanmar’s Electronic Communications Act.

China

Global opinion of China has nosedived under Xi Jinping’s rule, Pew survey shows

COVID ruined China’s image, but its human rights record, military power, and economic policies are also concerns.

Uyghur

Uyghur groups back US call for debate on rights violations in Xinjiang at UN

The organizations hope the move will lead to an investigation into abuse allegations against Uyghurs.

Myanmar

Former BBC journalist sentenced to 3 more years in prison by Myanmar junta court

Htet Htet Khine was convicted on ‘incitement’ and ‘illegal association’ charges for her reporting.

China

Blinken: US, Pacific island states agree to ‘declaration of partnership’

Agreement shows 'we have a shared vision for the future,' US secretary of state says.

Myanmar

Former BBC journalist sentenced to 3 more years in prison by Myanmar junta court

Htet Htet Khine was convicted on ‘incitement’ and ‘illegal association’ charges for her reporting.

At least one dead, 19 missing after boat carrying Chinese passengers sinks near Sihanoukville