Hong Kong protest organizer Jimmy Shan lies injured in the street after being attacked by unidentified assailants, Oct. 16, 2019.

Hong Kong Lawmakers, Activists Slam Hammer Attack on Peaceful March Organizer

The bloody attack comes after chief executive Carrie Lam cuts short her policy address amid heckling by pro-democracy lawmakers.

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Scoreless Soccer Draw in Pyongyang vs. South Korea Surprises North Korean Residents

Citizens say empty stadium was either strategy or censorship.

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Maoist Dissident Jailed Under Bo Xilai's Tenure in Chongqing Gets Out of Jail

Ma Houzhi was detained in 2009 in the southwestern city of Chongqing as he tried to get Bo's support for a Maoist splinter party.

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Myanmar Arrests 17 Chinese Nationals, Including Five Posing as Police With Fake Guns

Locals suspect they were planning to extort money from fellow Chinese in the Myanmar-China border area.

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Vietnamese Hoa Hao Follower Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

Nguyen Hoang Nam was sentenced in 2018 to four years in prison for trying to join a friend for worship services.

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Coalition of Overseas Lao Organizations Demand Release of Woman Jailed for Criticizing Lao Government on Facebook

Laos’ “Crown Prince” urges overseas Lao to continue the fight for democracy.

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Vietnam Leader Urges Restraint Over South China Sea Dispute With China

Some Vietnamese believe that Hanoi's one-party Communist government has failed to take a strong enough stance on the issue.

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Two Large Mekong River Dams in Laos to Start Operations by End of Year

Xayaburi dam will go online before the end of October, while Don Sahong enters final testing phase.

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US House of Representatives Unanimously Pass Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act

The bill, if passed by the Senate, would allow the US to sanction officials seen as violating rights in the city.

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