Laotians stand beside a small Chinese-run business in Laos' capital Vientiane, October 2016.

Lax Investment Law Enforcement in Laos Brings Flood of Small Chinese Businesses

One official says merchants from China bribe local authorities, bend rules, and evade taxes.

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Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation

William Heidt says Prime Minister Hun Sen must roll back restrictions to improve ties with the US.

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Human Rights Watch Urges Vietnam to End Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

NGO demands authorities drop charges against blogger-activist Huynh Thuc Vy.

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Myanmar Press Council Turns Attention to Exposing Fake News

The Southeast Asian country has been plagued by hate speech on social media that has contributed to communal violence.

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Xinjiang Authorities Demand Suspected ‘Terrorists’ Turn Themselves in to Receive ‘Leniency’

Among the crimes listed are ‘buying maps’ and ‘refusing to watch state television.’

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Taiwan President Defends Director After China Pulls Plug on Awards Footage

China cut live coverage of the Golden Horse Awards after a director said she hoped the democratic island could be independent.

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Reports of China Hacking 'Credible' as New Zealand Professor Reports Car-Tampering

A massive hacking operation spying on Australian firms originates from China's ministry of state security, according to a media investigation.

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Myanmar Wants a ‘Systematic Repatriation’ of Rohingya, Social Welfare Minister Says

Win Myat Aye says it’s important to consider whether the refugees want to return or not.

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Retired North Korean Official Arrested for Criticizing Kim Jong Un

Turned in by friend after chiding Supreme Leader over drinks

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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Denies Reports of Plans For Chinese Naval Base

He calls the reports part of a ‘disinformation campaign’ and says a base would violate the constitution.

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Nine Stand Trial in Hong Kong For ‘Inciting’ 2014 Pro-Democracy Movement

British MPs hit out at ‘public nuisance charges used to intimidate and silence pro-democracy figures.’

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