China

Xi Jinping visits Mao’s caves

The Chinese leader uses symbolism of wartime revolutionary base to signal grip on the military.

Myanmar

Senior Myanmar monk shot dead by junta soldiers, colleague says

Junta-controlled media blames death on rebel fighters.

China

China sees a sharp drop in marriages

Marriage rates fall in the first quarter following a brief rebound at the end of COVID-19 restrictions.

Myanmar

Myanmar’s displaced people tell their stories on World Refugee Day

More than 3 million people from Myanmar have been uprooted by conflict.

China

China's political refugees remain at risk long after leaving country

On World Refugee Day, asylum-seekers share their stories about being persecuted – and fear of being sent back.

North Korea

Putin warns South Korea sending weapons to Ukraine would be ‘big mistake’

Seoul said it would consider arming Ukraine in response to Russia and North Korea signing a mutual defense pact.

China

China's political refugees remain at risk long after leaving country

On World Refugee Day, asylum-seekers share their stories about being persecuted – and fear of being sent back.

Activists march as ghosts in Phnom Penh to protect scenic island