Myanmar

Pro-junta ‘drone test’ injures 13 children in Myanmar

Six are critically injured after being struck by shrapnel in a monastery compound, locals said.

North Korea

N Korea erases term ‘unification’ from Pyongyang metro station name

In January, Pyongyang called for revising its constitution to define South Korea as the North’s ‘primary foe.’

China

China calls for mindset change to grow, end ‘lying flat’ bureaucracy

Hunan province directive seen as countering Deng Xiaoping’s reform theory despite a sputtering economy.

Vietnam

Wives of jailed Vietnamese activists claim constant harassment

They say police and local authorities are targeting them because of their husbands’ ‘crimes.’

Myanmar

Junta arrests 600 civilians after their arrival at 2 Rakhine airports

Residents say they were detained on suspicion of attempting to join ethnic rebels.

Cambodia

Hun Sen’s youngest son named Cambodian deputy prime minister

Hun Many is one of 11 deputy prime ministers in the government of his older brother, Prime Minister Hun Manet.

Myanmar

Junta arrests 600 civilians after their arrival at 2 Rakhine airports

Residents say they were detained on suspicion of attempting to join ethnic rebels.

“I’m worried about my safety”; female taxi driver in Yangon