Parents are looking to borrow money for bribes to bail out their children.
Lao residents are meanwhile increasingly abandoning state-controlled news sources to find news they can trust, sources say.
The development has been low-key, but is raising alarm bells among political commentators who fear the further erosion of Hong Kong's status as a separate jurisdiction.
Tributaries feeding Tonle Sap lake run dry, leaving villagers with no food or income.
A leading researcher explains why Beijing’s bid to integrate the Uyghur people is unlikely to succeed.
An unknown number of Hong Kong protesters are already in Taiwan, seeking to avoid arrest and prosecution over their role in the anti-extradition campaign.
“So the crime was completed, if I can put it that way, in Bangladesh,” chief delegate says.
Top US diplomat says XUAR camps are 'truly the stain of the century.'
The removals continue a wave of expulsions ordered by China to reduce the size and influence of the meditation and study center.
Wang Yi, founder of the Early Rain Covenant Church, now stands accused of running an 'illegal business,' while many church members remain under close surveillance.