Myanmar

Pain at the pump for Myanmar motorists as fuel shortage sends prices soaring

Experts say junta restrictions on imports and exchange rate manipulation are to blame.

Vietnam

Vietnamese refugees held in Thailand say they fear being forced home

Nguyen Thi Thuy and Ho Nhut Hung refused embassy staff's request that they return to Vietnam.

China

'I thought the police would investigate in a timely manner': #MeToo plaintiff

Zhou Xiaoxuan asks the court and police some tough questions as her appeal is rejected due to 'lack of evidence'

China

China's zero-COVID curbs bring Guangdong's manufacturing hub to its knees

Factory after factory lays off staff, suspends production, furloughs employees or shuts down altogether.

Myanmar

Fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin state kills at least 15 villagers

The death toll is probably much higher after a week of fighting between junta forces and pro-democracy militia.

Laos

‘Most of us are worse off’

Survivors of Laos dam break 4 years ago say the government still hasn’t cleared their farmland of debris.

Myanmar

Fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin state kills at least 15 villagers

The death toll is probably much higher after a week of fighting between junta forces and pro-democracy militia.

Traditional weavers struggle with high cotton prices, lack of demand in Myanmar’s Kachin State