Myanmar

Junta troops kill 5, torch hundreds of homes in Kachin state village

The three-day raid followed the capture of a military camp by paramilitaries and ethnic rebels.

North Korea

China’s live ammo drills off South Korea are part of effort to control seas

Seoul views the People’s Liberation Army war games as an intimidation tactic, analysts say.

Vietnam

Relatives of political prisoners in Vietnam push for proper health care for inmates

Their concerns grew after 2 inmates died after struggling to get treatment for health problems.

China

Hong Kong police arrest four over 'seditious' Facebook page, radio hosts denounced

A pro-Beijing newspaper denounces commentators, anchors at Commercial Radio for 'spreading anti-China poison.'

Laos

Leak ‘partially fixed’ at Laos’ Nam Theun 1 Dam

Some downstream residents remain worried the dam may fail.

NE Asia Region

China says it has wrapped up war games around Taiwan, as Taipei hits out at fake news

Fact-checkers find evidence a ship claimed to be in Taiwan’s territorial waters was never there.

Laos

Leak ‘partially fixed’ at Laos’ Nam Theun 1 Dam

Some downstream residents remain worried the dam may fail.

Myanmar militia members shoot film to dramatize fight against junta forces

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