Local people say they suspect those begging are 'professionals' organized in shifts to ply the city for cash, amid calls for a police investigation.
Over 8,000 names are included on the list, which must now be verified by Myanmar authorities in Naypyidaw.
The Cambodian National Rescue Movement asks people not to purchase bottled water from a company run by one of Hun Sen’s daughters.
The Uyghur rights advocate and former web administrator is nearing the start of the eighth year of a life term in prison.
Ji Shulong is taken away by police as her husband is released from detention, as the the country welcomes in the Year of the Dog.
Requisitions of rice, corn, and fruit for holiday gifts for schoolchildren and party executives reduce supply, drive up cost.
The ‘regrettable’ development means government officials are charged with examining the personal and political views of candidates who have no way to challenge their decisions, lawyers say.
The Interior Ministry is taking legal action against Kem Sokha and others for forming the new Cambodia National Rescue Movement.
Rakhine state’s chief minister urges the group to work with the Myanmar government to help resolve the region's problems.
The wife of detained human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng says he has been denied access to a lawyer, and the family has been refused permission to visit him.
Some 60 members of China’s embattled legal profession want an end to the revoking of licenses, and the release of all detained colleagues.
They ask the UN human rights agency and other international organizations to help ensure the safety of Sin Chanpeou Rozeth.