This handout photo released by the Tianjin No. 1 Intermediate Court shows former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei (C) during his trial at the court in Tianjin, June 20, 2019.

Former Interpol Chief Stands Trial For Bribery in China's Tianjin

Meng Hongwei 'confesses' to accepting US $2 million in bribes, which analysts say is an improbably low figure.

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Chinese Worker Killed at Power Plant Brawl in Bangladesh

Fight broke out between Chinese, Bangladeshi workers after a man fell to his death at Chinese-funded power plant.

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Sister of Jailed Myanmar Child Soldier Surrenders to Court After 18 Months in Hiding

Nay Zar Htun faces charges for a court protest aimed at winning her brother’s release.

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Authorities Turn Blind Eye as Conditions Worsen in North Korean Labor Camps

Sources say that in the camps, rights abuses and death are common occurrences.

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Beijing Rights Attorney Liu Xiaoyuan Stripped of License After Online Photo

Liu had posted a photo of himself hawking pesticides in the street to underline his unemployed status since a 2015 crackdown on rights lawyers and activists.

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Villagers Brace For Resettlement Amid Signs Laos Wants to Build Another Mainstream Mekong Dam

Plans for a massive hydropower dam near Luang Prabang that could displace thousands of people appear to be advancing as Laos rushes to realize its ambition to become a power-generating hub for Southeast Asia.

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Hong Kong Students Issue Ultimatum to Carrie Lam Over Extradition Bill

Student unions plan to escalate protests with mass civil disobedience if their demands aren't met by close of business on Thursday.

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Reports Fault Myanmar’s Treatment of Older Ethnic Minorities, UN Handling of Rohingya Crisis

The elderly suffer atrocities at the Myanmar Army’s hands and poor treatment from the humanitarian community.

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Myanmar Military Chief Under Fire Following Donation to Buddhist Ultranationalist Group

The Buddha Dhamma Prahita Foundation was outlawed last year, but observers say shutting it down could foment public unrest.

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