Myanmar

Malaysian PM: Sad to see no serious Security Council action on Myanmar

Veto power “makes it impossible for conflicts to be resolved,” Ismail Sabri Yaakob tells U.N. General Assembly.

Cambodia

PM Hun Sen's United Nations appearance draws Cambodian diaspora protest

Members of the Cambodian diaspora rallied near the U.N. headquarters during the General Assembly.

North Korea

Deaths continue a month after North Korea declared ‘victory’ over COVID

Cases are unofficially confirmed using self-test kits, but patients are starving during long quarantines at home.

Cambodia

Boat sinks near Cambodia, killing at least 1 Chinese passenger

Of the 41 passengers on board, 19 remain missing. A rights group said they may be trafficking victims.

Myanmar

Nearly half of 3 million who fled Myanmar due to conflict did so since coup

The number of internally displaced persons more than doubled in the past 19 months.

NE Asia Region

'Changing the environment through hard work': Taiwanese tree-planter in Mongolia

As 70 percent of Mongolia turns to desert, Cheng Li-yi is a woman on a mission to make more forests.

Myanmar

Nearly half of 3 million who fled Myanmar due to conflict did so since coup

The number of internally displaced persons more than doubled in the past 19 months.

At least one dead, 19 missing after boat carrying Chinese passengers sinks near Sihanoukville