Myanmar villagers who fled their communities when government soldiers conducted door-to-door searches for members of an ethnic armed group take shelter in Aung Mingalar Monastery in Mrauk-U township, western Myanmar's Rakhine state, March 20, 2019.

Rakhine Villagers Flee to Temples to Escape Searches, Random Shooting by Myanmar Army

Temple staff describes ‘panic’ and warns that some 2,000 refugees are stretching a monastery’s capacity.

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Philippines Arrests 4 Chinese Drug Suspects, Seizes Huge Meth Shipment

Weighing 163 kilos (353 pounds), stash was concealed in Chinese biscuit cans, authorities say.

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A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

Government support, diplomacy and electoral politics may have played a role in shocking release of Kim Jong Nam murder defendant.

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Indonesian Environmentalists Seek Meeting with Chinese Bank over Sumatra Dam Project

Conservationists want to discuss their concerns about how project could further imperil an endangered orangutan species.

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Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

Activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The is jailed for “dividing the people from the (Communist) Party.

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Laos’ Deputy Prime Minister Blames PNPC Dam Collapse on Poor Planning

Deputy PM says proper soil analyses would have revealed that the dam had a flawed design.

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Confidence in Hong Kong's Future Drops to 25-Year Low: Survey

Confidence and trust is lowest among young people, who commentators say feel cheated of their chance to help build the city's future.

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Report: Cell Phone Use has Revolutionized North Korean Logistics

Mobile network expansion creates synergy effect with private transport services.

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Rakhine Villagers Say Myanmar Army Fired Randomly on Ancient Town, Reject Army Firefight Claims

Mrauk-U residents say the Arakan Army was not in the vicinity of shooting that injured seven civilians.

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