About 200 villagers from Stung Treng province affected by a Chinese hydrodam protest on Friday, Feb. 28. Villagers asked the government to halt the project and forced evictions. Photo: RFA Khmer
The Red Cross Society of China has provided its first-ever humanitarian assistance to ethnic Kachin refugees in neighboring Myanmar, sending more than U.S. $816,000 in food and medicine to families displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and ethnic rebels. The organization handed over the aid kits to its Myanmar counterpart at a ceremony in the border town of Kampaiti in Kachin state on Feb. 22, 2014. Photo: RFA Myanmar
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.