Myanmar

Mobile phone service cut amid heavy fighting in Myanmar’s Sagaing

A spokesman for an opposition group said junta forces were trying to disguise their movements.

Tibet

Missing Tibetan writer said to be detained in prison in China’s Qinghai province

Gendun Lhundrub was on his way to attend a religious event when he was arrested in December 2020.

South China Sea

US Navy: 'Unit-level errors and omissions' led to grounding of nuclear-powered sub

Three top commanders of the USS Connecticut were sacked after the accident in the South China Sea.

China

Shandong activist incommunicado as veteran dissident Xu Qin is held without trial

Friends have had no reply from repeated messages Li Yu, while Xu's trial has been suspended by the local court.

North Korea

Pregnant women with COVID suffer in North Korea’s run-down medical system

Sources report some expectant mothers suffered stillbirths after being placed in makeshift care facilities.

China

Hong Kong activist Benny Tai jailed over voting scheme, cardinal pleads not guilty

Tai gets 10 months for trying to influence elections as Cardinal Joseph Zen and co-defendants get bail, travel ban

North Korea

Pregnant women with COVID suffer in North Korea’s run-down medical system

Sources report some expectant mothers suffered stillbirths after being placed in makeshift care facilities.

Monks bless hundreds of endangered baby turtles released into river in Cambodia

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