Illegally harvested timber is shown ready for transport to Vietnam from a national park in Cambodia's Ratanakiri province, March 2018.

Cambodian Groups Urge EU Pressure on Vietnam Over Illegal Timber Trade

Logging continues in spite of promised government efforts to end the cross-border trade.

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Veteran Rights Activist Stands Trial For 'Extortion' in China's Henan

Xing Wangli is accused of 'extorting' money from law enforcers, but his lawyer says he made a request for help out of genuine financial hardship.

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Debarring of Candidate, Visa Row Point to 'Death' of Hong Kong's Freedoms

The disqualification of would-be Labour Party candidate Lau Siu-lai by an election official is unfair, politicians and commentators say.

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, Military Chief Meet Ethnic Armed Groups in Latest Peace Talks Bid

The ethnic organizations want a federal Myanmar with autonomy, while the army demands a no-secession pledge.

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Cambodian Official Threatens Beatings, ‘Accidents’ For Migrant Workers Opposing Hun Sen

The threat by the Labor Ministry spokesperson targets Cambodians working in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, and other countries.

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Prominent Uyghur Publisher Arrested, Under Investigation

Staff at publishing house once headed by Abdurahman Abey says he was “implicated in separatism and religious extremism.”

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UN Envoy to Myanmar Meets With Ethnic Representatives in Rakhine’s Maungdaw

They ask her to urge the UN to help prevent another attack in the region by Muslim ‘terrorists.’

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Chinese Tourism Benefits Few in Laos, Sources Say

Chinese hotels, restaurants, and tour groups get almost all of the money that tourists bring in.

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Malaysian Leader Mahathir Confirms Decision to Free Uyghurs

China, which had asked for their extradition, said that it "resolutely" opposed Malaysia's decision.

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Woman Jailed in Shanghai Over 'Insult' to Chinese National Anthem

Independent content-creator Yang Kaili had live-streamed a performance of the national anthem that police judged to be 'disrespectful.

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