Members of the press take photos as executive editor-in-chief Lam Man Chung proofreads the final edition of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper, June 23, 2021.

Hong Kong's Apple Daily to Print Last Edition on Thursday

The paper says it is being forced to close to protect employees following the arrest of a high-profile columnist under the national security law.

Cambodian Political Prisoners’ Wives Fear for Husbands’ Health


Prison food lacks nutrition, and authorities should allow prisoners' families to visit, one rights group says.

Vietnam to Use 500,000 Donated Chinese Vaccines in Northern Provinces


Domestic vaccine’s approval delayed on lack of scientific data.

Ruling Party Candidate for Cambodia’s Top Election Post Tied to Corruption


As a member of Cambodia's ruling CPP party, Prach Chan is unlikely to be impartial and fair in his oversight of elections, some observers say.

Asian Countries Welcome G7's Answer to China's One Belt, One Road Program


The US-led Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative is scant in details, though, and some countries' leaders say they now want more information.

Hong Kong Begins Trial of First National Security Law Defendant


Motorcyclist Tong Ying-kit stands accused of 'terrorism' and 'inciting secession' after he flew a banned slogan while riding down a street on July 1, 2020.

Wanted Chinese Kingpin Owns Casino With Cambodian Senator's Son-in-Law


Financially savvy fugitive Xu Aimin owes both his commercial success and liberty to high-level political connections in Phnom Penh.

China Mounts Massive Security Operation in Beijing Ahead of Centenary


Citizen surveillance teams, armed police and soldiers are highly visible on the city's streets ahead of the July 1 event.

Interview: ‘You Will Hear About More Action From Us’


A Mandalay militia leader describes a clash with the junta in Myanmar’s second-largest city.

At Least Three Dead as Myanmar’s Junta Battles Militia in Streets of Mandalay


Combatants traded fire that included grenades and RPGs in the country’s second-largest city.

Nations, Lawmakers Urge UN Investigation Into Abuses in China’s Xinjiang


Canada and 43 other countries want access to Xinjiang for the UN human rights chief.

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