Stakeholders attend the Mekong River Commission’s fifth regional forum on hydropower dam projects in the Lao capital Vientiane, Sept. 20, 2018.

More Southeast Asian Dam Disasters Likely Unless Funders Ensure Higher Standards

Experts say corners are cut as Laos and its neighbors rush to draw investment.

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UN Human Rights Chief to Bangladesh: Halt Rohingya Repatriation

A Bangladesh official says process of sending refugees to Myanmar should begin this week.

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Investigation: Uyghur Poet Detained for Editing Problematic Book

Chinese government takes issue with Golden Shoes, arrests Chimengul Awut

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Flooding on Tibet's Drichu River Submerges Monastery in Chamdo

The Polu monastery must now be rebuilt, local Tibetans say.

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Coalition Calls on UN Expert to Investigate Claims of State-Backed Land Grabs in Cambodia

The groups highlight a dispute in Preah Vihear province connected to a government land concession.

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Bangladeshi Official: 'We Will Not Send Any Rohingya Back by Force'

Rohingya will not be sent back to Myanmar unless the UN confirms they are willing to leave, a foreign ministry official says.

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Tibetan Residents of Gansu Protest Water Diversion Scheme

The plan will send river water from one township to another, with authorities threatening to arrest anyone opposed.

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Authorities Detain Senior Editors of Uyghur Publishing House Over ‘Problematic’ Books

An investigation found the publisher had issued 600 books with ‘improper political content.’

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Runoff From Railway Project Pollutes River in Lao Tourist Destination

Residents of Vang Vieng district want officials to test the water in the Xong River for possible contamination.

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Police Detain Maoist Labor Activists on Campuses Across China: Group

A Maoist student group showing solidarity with workers at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen is the main target for a growing, nationwide crackdown.

CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

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