People walk past the The headquarters building of Tencent, parent company of WeChat, in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, May 26, 2021.

China's WeChat Suspends New User Registrations Amid Tech Crackdown

The government has privately owned tech giants in its sights for nationalization, analysts say.

Olympic Body 'Remains Neutral' Concerning US Commission’s Call to Postpone 2022 Beijing Games

2021-07-27

The reply from the International Olympic Committee comes as lawmakers hold a hearing on US corporate sponsorship of the Winter Games.

More Than 80 Ethnic Chin Killed by Myanmar’s Military Since February Coup: Watchdog Group

2021-07-27

Among the dead are a teenage rape victim and two infants, the Institute of Chin Affairs said.

Myanmar Junta on Path of ‘Total Self-Destruction’ After Annulment of 2020 Election: Observers

2021-07-27

The move to justify its takeover will destroy any remaining support the military enjoyed, they say.

Heavy Rain Causes Deadly Landslide at Bangladesh Rohingya Camp

2021-07-27

Deaths have become a regular occurrence during monsoons in the hilly Cox’s Bazar camps, which house about 1 million refugees from neighboring Myanmar.

UNESCO Adds Thai Park to World Heritage List, Amid Karen Rights Concerns

2021-07-27

Human rights experts cite allegations that indigenous people are being subjected to rights violations and killings.

Police Stop Mourners Laying Wreaths Near Flood-Hit Zhengzhou Metro Tunnel

2021-07-27

State media have been told to focus on heart-warming rescue efforts by the People's Liberation Army.

Chinese Activist Under Surveillance Proposes to Jailed Hong Kong Barrister

2021-07-27

Ye Du warns that anyone who hurts his girlfriend Chow Hang-tung is his enemy for life.

Hong Kong Motorcyclist Found Guilty of Terrorism, Incitment to Secession Under Security Law

2021-07-27

Tong Ying-kit is convicted by a handpicked panel of three judges and no jury, and could mean more 'terrorism' charges in future under sweeping definitions.

Floods Add to Misery as Myanmar Struggles to Control Third Wave of COVID-19

2021-07-26

Heavy rains over the weekend left townships in three regions underwater.

Myanmar’s Junta Annuls 2020 Election Results, Citing Voter Fraud

2021-07-26

Political parties condemn the move as the military’s “lame excuse” to justify its takeover.

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