Police officers (L and R) visit residents who live in remote areas in Altay, in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, to promote the awareness of the virus, Feb. 19, 2020.

Schools in Xinjiang Reopen Despite Ongoing Threat of Coronavirus Infection

Observers say authorities are pushing a narrative that they’ve stemmed the outbreak, at the risk of lives.

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Three Cambodian Opposition Members Held ‘Unfairly’ at Risk of Poor Health, Lawyer Says

Meanwhile, former RFA reporters lose their appeal to have passports and other identifying documents returned as an investigation continues into charges against them of espionage.

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China Helps Laos With Medical Equipment as Coronavirus Wave Begins

Vietnamese government recommends resumption of rice exports.

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Tibetans Cautious as Virus Restrictions Ease in Some Areas

Schools, restaurants, and markets open in Tibet's capital Lhasa, though the city's major religious sites remain closed for now.

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Fears Grow For Chinese Student Who Told President to Step Down

Reports indicate that Zhang Wenbin is incommunicado since posting the short video clip to Twitter.

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Myanmar Villagers Tell of 150 Homes Burned in Deadly Army Air Attacks

Pyaing Taing residents believe that soldiers intentionally bombed and burned down houses in their community.

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COVID-19 Cases Rise Across Southeast Asia as Governments Step Up Damage Control

Authorities recommend more telework, masks, and quarantine to stop the pandemic from getting worse.

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Threat to Terminate US-Philippine Pact Resonates Around Southeast Asia

Rodrigo Duterte's threat to terminate a military pact with the United States -- if implemented -- could upset the delicate balance in ties between Southeast Asia and U.S. and China

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Taiwan ‘Capable and Willing’ to Cooperate on Coronavirus, Despite WHO Slight

Taipei’s offer comes after a WHO official appeared to dodge questions about Taiwan membership.

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Myanmar’s IDP Camps Put 350,000 in Path of Coronavirus: Rights Group

HRW urges the government to ensure access to ‘information, humanitarian aid, and health services’ and test those showing symptoms.

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