A motorbike rider passes electricity pylons alongside a roadway on the outskirts of Chengdu, capital of southwestern China's Sichuan province, in a file photo.

China Faulted For Cutting Power Prices

The government slashes electricity rates to boost economic growth.

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Southeast Asia Defends Against African Swine Fever

After spreading in China, authorities in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos try to contain the disease.

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Myanmar Government Invites Ethnic Armed Groups to Peace Talks

The Myanmar Peace Commission will meet with the eight groups collectively for the first time next week.

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Human Rights Watch Calls For Immediate Release of Six Jailed Vietnamese Activists

NGO accuses Vietnam of using draconian laws to suppress peaceful dissent.

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Cambodian Court Rules Former RFA Reporters’ Cases Will Proceed to Trial

The defendants and their lawyer question the decision, saying the court lacks evidence of wrongdoing.

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Cyber Threats Won’t Affect Poll Results: Indonesian Security Minister

“It’s been happening a lot,” National Election Commission chief says.

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Rakhine Ethnic Army Reports Myanmar Military’s Use of Airstrikes in Offensive

A Rakhine village administrator says “fighter planes were attacking throughout the entire night.”

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Rohingya Militants Urged to Halt Atrocities That ‘Mirror the Myanmar Army’

Fortify Rights’ appeal comes as Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army tells followers to refrain from crimes.

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Chinese Authorities Tighten Restrictions in Qinghai Amid Tibetan Uprising Anniversaries

Buskers are banned from performing in the streets and hotel guests are under strict surveillance.

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Myanmar’s Leader Urges ‘Broad-minded’ Look at Chinese Dam And Other Big Projects

Aung San Suu Kyi did not reveal decision on delayed Myitsone Dam project in Kachin state.

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