Pro-democracy lawmakers say they are disgusted by the increased funding and that police 'don't need more weapons.'
Dam developer unable to travel to Laos from China because of coronavirus.
When officials threaten Caixin online news site with 'rumor-mongering' accusations, the site publishes names and dates to back its claims.
A conservation group is prevented from holding the annual event by masked, armed rangers.
The authorities say Gui Minhai has renounced his Swedish citizenship, but supporters say this is likely to have been under duress.
Keeping elites in the capital healthy is the government’s priority, sources say.
Police wore plainclothes to arrest students on campus of Yangon University.
But experts say the measures are short-term fixes that do not address lasting impacts.
Frontline reporting, whether by state-approved journalists or citizen reporters, is being stamped out by the powers that be.
A Chinese consulate-sponsored exhibit showing supposed social advances in Tibet has now been removed from a library in Queens, and will not be circulated to other branches.