Elected pro-democracy lawmaker Lau Siu-lai stands outside the High Court before facing a judicial review into whether she and three other lawmakers should be disqualified from their Legislative Council seats in Hong Kong, March 1, 2017.

Debarring of Candidate, Visa Row Point to 'Death' of Hong Kong's Freedoms

The disqualification of would-be Labour Party candidate Lau Siu-lai by an election official is unfair, politicians and commentators say.

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North Korean Government Agencies Opening Parking Lots to Earn Needed Cash

Lack of funds forces security ministry to generate alternative sources of income.

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, Military Chief Meet Ethnic Armed Groups in Latest Peace Talks Bid

The ethnic organizations want a federal Myanmar with autonomy, while the army demands a no-secession pledge.

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Cambodian Official Threatens Beatings, ‘Accidents’ For Migrant Workers Opposing Hun Sen

The threat by the Labor Ministry spokesperson targets Cambodians working in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, and other countries.

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UN Envoy to Myanmar Meets With Ethnic Representatives in Rakhine’s Maungdaw

They ask her to urge the UN to help prevent another attack in the region by Muslim ‘terrorists.’

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Chinese Tourism Benefits Few in Laos, Sources Say

Chinese hotels, restaurants, and tour groups get almost all of the money that tourists bring in.

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Malaysian Leader Mahathir Confirms Decision to Free Uyghurs

China, which had asked for their extradition, said that it "resolutely" opposed Malaysia's decision.

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Woman Jailed in Shanghai Over 'Insult' to Chinese National Anthem

Independent content-creator Yang Kaili had live-streamed a performance of the national anthem that police judged to be 'disrespectful.

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Thousands Protest Plan For Artificial Islands in Hong Kong Waters

Protesters say there are scant details about the massive project, and fear the government is merely acting under orders from Beijing.

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Cambodia's Hun Sen Slammed For 'Extravagant' Travel by Chartered Jet

The cost of renting the plane for himself and a large entourage to fly to New York has still not been officially disclosed.

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