Lao government seeks to rein in external debt by cutting new projects

But country needs to crack down on corruption, many Laotians say.

Muay Thai or Kun Khmer? Crisis over name of event at Southeast Asian Games averted

Thailand withdraws protest over name of kickboxing event and will send athletes to Cambodia

Biden extends deportation protections for Hongkongers

A 2021 rule allowing Hong Kong residents to remain in the United States has been extended by two years.

UN condemns Vietnam’s detention of environmental activist

Nguyen Ngoc Anh was arrested in September 2018 and sentenced to 6 years in prison

Army beats 2 men and a boy to death in Sagaing region

Locals say soldiers tortured the ethnic Chin all night and dumped the bodies.

Hong Kong political journal editor arrested in China on 'illegal business' charge

The charge against Chen Zhiming is likely linked to the magazine's criticisms of China, friends say


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