Bach Hong Quyen in an undated photo.

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Bach Hong Quyen has UN refugee status which should protect him from arrest and deportation, but now lives in hiding and says he fears for his family's safety.

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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.

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A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

Government support, diplomacy and electoral politics may have played a role in shocking release of Kim Jong Nam murder defendant.

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Indonesian Environmentalists Seek Meeting with Chinese Bank over Sumatra Dam Project

Conservationists want to discuss their concerns about how project could further imperil an endangered orangutan species.

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Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

Activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The is jailed for “dividing the people from the (Communist) Party.

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Laos’ Deputy Prime Minister Blames PNPC Dam Collapse on Poor Planning

Deputy PM says proper soil analyses would have revealed that the dam had a flawed design.

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EU Delegation Meets Cambodian Ministers to Discuss Trade Status Amid Democratic Rollbacks

But Prime Minister Hun Sen ramps up threats to the opposition, saying Cambodia doesn’t need EU handouts.

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Chinese President's European Trip Sparks Speculation Over Vatican Meeting

But Taiwan observers say a last-minute meeting between the heads of two states with no diplomatic relations is highly unlikely.

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