Protestors light their torches during a peaceful rally in central Hong Kong's business district, Oct. 14, 2019.

US House of Representatives Unanimously Pass Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act

The bill, if passed by the Senate, would allow the US to sanction officials seen as violating rights in the city.

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Vietnam Leader Urges Restraint Over South China Sea Dispute With China

Some Vietnamese believe that Hanoi's one-party Communist government has failed to take a strong enough stance on the issue.

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Two Large Mekong River Dams in Laos to Start Operations by End of Year

Xayaburi dam will go online before the end of October, while Don Sahong enters final testing phase.

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Rights Activist Stands Trial Alongside Family Members in China's Guangdong

Li Biyun and her brother and sister face charges of 'theft' and 'obstructing officials in the course of their duties.'

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Cambodia’s Defense Ministry Stands Behind Order of Armed Forces to ‘Suppress’ Opposition Return

The ministry says the order is warranted because it concerns protecting the country from a ‘coup.’

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Hong Kong Journalists Decry Police Violence Amid Questions Over Girl's Drowning

Journalists and students alike are demanding a fuller investigation into reports and suspicions of police violence.

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Uyghur Former Internment Camp Detainee Concerned For Brother Who Posted Video Disputing Her Account

Zumuret Dawut says she believes her brother Abdulhelil Dawut was forced to record his statement.

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Cambodia’s Defense Minister Orders Armed Forces to ‘Suppress’ Return of Opposition Leaders

Tea Banh’s comments come a day after the deputy prime minister said their return will cause war.

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Vietnam Pulls Film Showing China’s Claims to South China Sea

'Abominable,' produced jointly by Chinese and US animation studios, includes a scene showing China's 9-Dash Line demarcation of disputed waters.

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