Anti-China protesters shout slogans decrying Chinese aggression in the South China Sea during a rally in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, in a file photo.

South China Sea Standoff Likely Signals China’s ‘Push of Maritime Claims’ Amid Vietnam Backdown

Experts suggest Beijing is making a push for resources Hanoi cancelled exploration for in recent years.

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Philippine Leader Lays Down Challenge to US Over South China Sea

President Duterte says he is prepared to invoke Mutual Defense Treaty and call for American military assistance.

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After Relocating for Dam Construction Project, 1,400 Lao Villagers Face Difficulties

With no nearby arable land, relocated farmers return to their old villages to tend rice fields during planting season.

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Six Early Rain Church Members Flee to Taiwan, Apply For US Asylum

Liao Qiang and five family members have applied to remain in Taiwan while their application based on religious persecution is processed by the U.S.

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Thousands of 'Silver-Haired' Marchers Call For Concessions From Hong Kong Government

Some 9,000 older people take issue with recent police violence against the younger generation, and call on the government to listen to protesters' demands.

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US Designates Myanmar Military Chief, Top Generals For Sanctions Over Rohingya Killings

Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, three others blamed for ethnic cleansing, extrajudicial killings.

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Dalai Lama Representative Dismisses Chinese Pressure on India Over Reincarnation

Chinese officials have warned India that failing to support Beijing’s controversial choice would hurt ties.

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Displaced Villagers in Laos Still Waiting for Railway Compensation

Many who received payments after losing their homes or land say it is not enough.

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Health of Jailed Cambodian Opposition Official in Freefall Since Transfer to Prey Sar Prison: Wife

Chao Veasna’s condition has worsened since he was moved to an overcrowded cell full of smoking inmates.

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