The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader meets with President Obama and speaks to a policy research group and Washington-area Tibetans.
On the evening of Feb. 18, an embankment on the Mekong River in Kandal province’s Preah Prasop commune collapsed suddenly, taking a home and three people with it. The following day, villagers who gathered to survey the damage said that illegal sand dredging had caused the cave-in. Photos: RFA Khmer Service
Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Dongguan arrest dozens and shut down 12 entertainment venues on Feb. 9 in a massive crackdown on the city’s thriving sex industry. Photos: AFP
Phnom Penh is littered with trash after sanitation workers walk off the job on Feb. 2, demanding better pay and benefits.
On Jan. 27, authorities in Phnom Penh engaged with hundreds of supporters of Mam Sonando’s Beehive Radio as they protested in front of the Ministry of Information over the government’s refusal to allow the station to increase its signal strength and obtain a television broadcast license. At least seven protesters were injured as police fired tear gas into the crowd and advanced with truncheons and riot shields. Photos: RFA/Khmer Service.
The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's disgraced mentor, Jang Song Thaek, has been deleted from all official photos and videos after his purge and execution on Dec. 12, 2013. In its broadcast on Dec. 7, the state-run Chosun Central TV airbrushed out the images of Jang, who had been seen near Kim in a previous broadcast on Oct. 28. Several instances here show Pyongyang's airbrush at work. Photo: Yonhap
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi embarked on a four-day trip to Chin state and neighboring Sagaing division to explain to the people proposed amendments to the country’s previous military junta-written constitution. It included a Jan. 8 stop in the Chin capital Hakha and a Jan. 10 visit to Sagaing’s Kalaymyo town. Photo: RFA/Myanmar Service
Police open fire on striking garment workers at an industrial park in Phnom Penh on Jan. 3, 2014, killing at least four people and injuring dozens. Rights groups called the crackdown the worst state violence against civilians in Cambodia in years. Photos: RFA/Khmer Service.
An elite military unit is deployed to crack down on striking garment factory workers at a factory on the outskirts of Phnom Penh on Jan. 2, 2014. Photos: RFA/Khmer Service.