Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union (HKPTU) members protest a push by chief executive Carrie Lam to end the Liberal Studies curriculum, Nov. 27, 2020.

China Looks Set to Prosecute Hong Kong 12 For 'Illegal Border Crossings'

Police in Shenzhen say they have finished their investigation, paving the way for a trial.

Groups Urge Elections in Myanmar Conflict Zones That Missed Nov. 8 Voting

2020-11-25

Rakhine state is ready to vote after weeks of quiet in ethnic war, say authorities.

UN Expert Calls For Fair Trial Ahead of Hearing For Scores of Cambodian Opposition Members

2020-11-25

Rhona Smith suggests such legal actions constitute a serious violation of due process.

Compensation Delays for Survivors of Laos’ Worst Dam Disaster

2020-11-25

Residents of temporary relocation centers say they have not been paid living allowances for the past five months.

Jailed Vietnamese Activist is Denied Family Visits For Refusing to Wear Prison Garb

2020-11-25

Hoang Duc Binh, now serving a 14-year prison term for his role in environmental protests in 2016, says he was convicted unjustly and is not a criminal.

Mongolians in Japan Protest During Chinese Foreign Minister's Visit

2020-11-25

The protesters are calling on Beijing to reverse its phasing out of Mongolian-medium teaching in the region's schools.

Cambodian Court Drops 'Incitement' Charges Against Two Cambodia Daily Reporters

2020-11-25

Aun Pheap and Zsombor Peter had gone in 2017 to interview residents of a commune who had voted against Cambodia's ruling party five years before.

Carrie Lam Targets Hong Kong's Youth With Changes to Education, Job Scheme

2020-11-25

Lam blames hostile foreign infiltrators for influencing the city's young people in a speech observers believe was written by the Chinese Communist Party.

North Korea Surveys Population for Illiterates, Orders Reading Classes

2020-11-25

Many citizens who were of school age during the 1990s famine never learned to read.

Uyghur Convicted of Terrorism in Indonesia Pleads For Asylum After Comrades Deported to China

2020-11-24

Three of Ahmet Bozoglan’s fellow Uyghur inmates are likely to face persecution after being repatriated.

Reelected Myanmar Leader Faces Calls For Constitutional Change, Peace Drive

2020-11-24

Ethnic political parties want more rights in the hands of the multiethnic country’s states and regions.