A house burns after being hit by exploding artillery shells in a village in Mrauk-U township, western Myanmar's Rakhine state, March 18, 2019.

Rakhine Villagers Say Myanmar Army Fired Randomly on Ancient Town, Reject Army Firefight Claims

Mrauk-U residents say the Arakan Army was not in the vicinity of shooting that injured seven civilians.

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Report: Cell Phone Use has Revolutionized North Korean Logistics

Mobile network expansion creates synergy effect with private transport services.

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EU Delegation in Cambodia as NGOs Push Government to Preserve Trade Status

Visit comes in wake of new arrest warrants for Cambodian opposition figures.

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Authorities Shut Down Three Chinese-Owned Clinics in Laos

Unsanitary clinics with unqualified doctors lead to patient deaths.

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Democrats in US Congress Call For Probe Into Chinese Influence Around Trump

Democrats, including House speaker Nancy Pelosi, call on the FBI to investigate a Chinese businesswoman pictured at a party with the US president.

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Five Vietnamese Activists Shout Down Judge After Subversion Appeals Rejected

The ruling was predictable in one-party Vietnam, but such an outburst is rare.

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Weekend Fighting in Myanmar’s Rakhine Drives 400 Villagers From Their Homes

The Arakan Army says it has had no skirmishes with the Myanmar Army, which it accuses of staging 'fake battles.'

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UN Special Rapporteur to Visit Laos to Examine Poverty, Rights Issues

Philip Alston asks why so many live in poverty when Laos’ economy is booming

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Rights Groups Warn of New Whitewash as Myanmar Military Vows to Investigate Rohingya Campaign

Myanmar rights experts see a ‘bogus game’ or ‘weak attempt to feign concern for the rule of law.’

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