Uyghur

Uyghur activist receives Roosevelt freedom of worship award

Zumretay Arkin says China needs to be held accountable for rights violations against Uyghurs.

Tibet

Historic Tibetan Buddhist monastery is being moved to make way for dam

Monks have petitioned to have the relocation order reversed, but to no avail.

South China Sea

With new trilateral partnership, Philippines eyes more foreign investment

Manila, Tokyo and Washington forged closer security and strategic ties at a White House summit.

Laos

2 Laotian teens return home after release from Myanmar scam casino

The girls were part of a group that was trafficked to the Chinese-run casino near the Thai border.

China

Hong Kong jails Portuguese national for overseas social media posts

Court hands down 5-year sentence 'incitement to secession' for posts to Facebook, X, Instagram and Telegram.

Tibet

Wildfire destroys prized mushrooms, income source for Tibetans

The resulting matsutake shortage will hurt livelihoods and exports to Japan and South Korea.

China

Hong Kong jails Portuguese national for overseas social media posts

Court hands down 5-year sentence 'incitement to secession' for posts to Facebook, X, Instagram and Telegram.

‘She's in solitary confinement’; Kim Aris, son of Aung San Suu Kyi