Cambodia

Cambodian authorities say opposition activist can’t participate in campaign

Rong Chhun’s 2021 conviction means he can’t go to political events ahead of Sunday’s Senate election.

Laos

Green creek scares off Lao villagers

Pollution from upstream chicken farm is the second waterway to face contamination in as many months.

Vietnam

Vietnam indicts former police chief for bribery

Do Huu Ca had a leading role in a 2012 forceful eviction that the government later deemed illegal.

North Korea

North Koreans gather cigarette butts to sell after large public events

The filters can be recycled into new cigarettes or made into clothing.

China

‘Stop harassing’ Chinese students, Beijing tells US

American officials say any deportations of Chinese students are not for political reasons.

South China Sea

Chinese coast guard causes ‘panic’ with Taiwan cruise ship boarding

The inspection of a sightseeing vessel near Kinmen island comes amid increased Chinese patrols in the area.

China

‘Stop harassing’ Chinese students, Beijing tells US

American officials say any deportations of Chinese students are not for political reasons.

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