A Hong Kong Immigration officer checks people's id's on the Hong Kong side of the China border crossing before they head over the border to the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, in file photo.

Chinese Smart Card Firm Collecting Hong Kong People's Data at Border Checkpoints

The development has been low-key, but is raising alarm bells among political commentators who fear the further erosion of Hong Kong's status as a separate jurisdiction.

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Droughts in Cambodia Spell Doom for Farmers and Fishermen

Tributaries feeding Tonle Sap lake run dry, leaving villagers with no food or income.

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ICC Delegation in Bangladesh ‘Preparing Way’ for Probe into Atrocities against Rohingya

“So the crime was completed, if I can put it that way, in Bangladesh,” chief delegate says.

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Trump Meets Survivors of Religious Persecution, Jailed Uyghur Professor Ilham Tohti’s Daughter

Top US diplomat says XUAR camps are 'truly the stain of the century.'

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Thousands More Expelled From Sichuan’s Yachen Gar Buddhist Center

The removals continue a wave of expulsions ordered by China to reduce the size and influence of the meditation and study center.

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Prosecutors in China's Sichuan Pin 'Illegal Business" Charge on Early Rain Pastor

Wang Yi, founder of the Early Rain Covenant Church, now stands accused of running an 'illegal business,' while many church members remain under close surveillance.

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Rakhine Internet Shutdown Masks Worsening Abuses: UN Rapporteur

Villages are reported burned by Myanmar troops in areas cut off by information clampdowns, Yanghee Lee says.

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North Korea Tries to Squash Fantasies of Life in Women’s Rights ‘Wasteland’ South Korea

Lectures aimed at discouraging defections target women living close to the border with the South.

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Hong Kong Protesters Who Broke Into City's Legislature Flee to Taiwan

They join a growing number on the democratic island who fear arrest linked to mass protest actions back home.

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