Myanmar residents stand near the Chinese-owned Fu Yuen Garment Company Ltd. factory after armed thugs attacked and hospitalized some workers on strike, on the outskirts of Yangon, Oct. 15, 2018.

Myanmar Garment Workers Remain on Strike Over Abuses in Chinese-Owned Factory

They want strike instigators rehired and legal action taken against hired thugs who injured 25 workers in violent attack.

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Cambodia's Hun Sen Aims to Dodge Trade Sanctions in Brussels Talks

The EU has threatened Cambodia with a loss of trade status over rigged election, rights violations.

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China Probes Outspoken Rights Lawyer Defending Ailing Sichuan Activist

The state-run Guangzhou Lawyers' Association announces a disciplinary probe into Liu Zhengqing, who has spoken out about the use of violence by prosecutors against his client.

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Group Hits Out at Deletion of Chinese Propaganda Czar's Comments on Hong Kong

An official warning that Hong Kong's media shouldn't make political attacks on mainland China is suddenly removed by media groups.

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Ethnic Armies, Myanmar Military Make Headway in Preparatory Peace Talks

They agree to the establishment of a single army and to extend dialogue to groups outside a key 2015 ceasefire accord.

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Cambodian Groups Urge EU Pressure on Vietnam Over Illegal Timber Trade

Logging continues in spite of promised government efforts to end the cross-border trade.

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Lao Police Shut Down Concert Raising Funds For Rural School

Police objected to slogan on T-shirts being sold, while officials said the concert had been held without permission.

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Veteran Rights Activist Stands Trial For 'Extortion' in China's Henan

Xing Wangli is accused of 'extorting' money from law enforcers, but his lawyer says he made a request for help out of genuine financial hardship.

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North Korean Government Agencies Opening Parking Lots to Earn Needed Cash

Lack of funds forces security ministry to generate alternative sources of income.

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Debarring of Candidate, Visa Row Point to 'Death' of Hong Kong's Freedoms

The disqualification of would-be Labour Party candidate Lau Siu-lai by an election official is unfair, politicians and commentators say.

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