Myanmar peace negotiators hold talks with delegates from ethnic armed organizations that have not signed the government's nationwide cease-fire accord, in Naypyidaw, March 21, 2019.

Myanmar Armed Groups Agree to Keep Talking With Government Over Cease-fire Pact

But ongoing hostilities in Rakhine state underscore the fragile nature of Aung San Suu Kyi’s peace process.

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Villagers in Laos Refuse Dam Developer’s Compensation Offer for Relocation

125 families must be relocated for the Nam Theun 1 dam, but they are demanding more money to vacate their land.

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Ex-Philippine Officials File Complaint over China’s Control of South China Sea

Two former leaders ask the ICC to rule on Beijing’s occupation of the country’s fishing grounds.

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Myanmar Military Shrugs Off U.S. Senators Call For Rohingya Sanctions

Tatmadaw issues stock reply that it will take action if shown “concrete evidence” it was behind the expulsion of 740,000 Rohingya in 2017.

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North Korea Still Dispatching Workers to China Despite UN Sanctions

Current workers must return home by June, but new workers are still being sent.

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Concerns Grow For Taiwan Activist Serving Jail Term in China

Lee Ming-cheh has been subjected to 'mistreatment' and deprived of family visits, letters or books, a rights group says.

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RFA Blogger Who Disappeared in Bangkok is Being Held in Hanoi, Says Daughter

Rights activists had suspected that Truong Duy Nhat was detained by Thai authorities and handed to Vietnamese agents on Jan. 26 after he had fled to Thailand to seek political asylum with a U.N. refugee agency.

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Philippines Arrests 4 Chinese Drug Suspects, Seizes Huge Meth Shipment

Weighing 163 kilos (353 pounds), stash was concealed in Chinese biscuit cans, authorities say.

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Rakhine Villagers Flee to Temples to Escape Searches, Random Shooting by Myanmar Army

Temple staff describes ‘panic’ and warns that some 2,000 refugees are stretching a monastery’s capacity.

CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

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