Chinese rights lawyer Tang Jitian is shown in a file photo.

Chinese Rights Lawyer Calls For End to Travel Ban, Daughter in ICU

Tang Jitian's daughter is in intensive care in a Japanese hospital following complications from tuberculosis.

COVID Numbers Climb in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, With Some in Laos Fearing Vaccination

2021-05-13

Many in Laos are reluctant to take the vaccine, fearing harm to their health, after a 70-year-old woman dies on May 10 two days after taking the shot.

North Korea Orders Border City to Keep the Lights on at Night to Hide Economic Difficulties

2021-05-13

Sinuiju only gets four hours of power per day, but residents must show China that electricity is not a problem.

Humanitarian Groups in Myanmar Forced to Go Underground Amid Military Crackdown on Charity

2021-05-13

Workers say they are afraid but will continue to help the country’s needy.

Youths Bear Brunt of Junta Attacks on Myanmar Resistance Strongholds

2021-05-13

Killings and arrests follow fighting in Mandalay and Sagaing divisions and Chin state.

Beijing Ramps up Fake Social Media Operation Peddling Pro-China Propaganda Overseas

2021-05-13

The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been using fake accounts on Twitter and Facebook to give the appearance of widespread support for its policies.

Hong Kong Civil Servants Resign in Record Numbers Amid Crackdown

2021-05-13

Nearly 2,000 leave government jobs as the city forces anyone in public life to sign an oath of allegiance limiting what they can say in public.

China’s Information Warfare and Media Influence Sow Division in Thailand

2021-05-13

Conspiracy theories and Communist Party media are seeping into the Southeast Asian nation of 69 million people.

UN Must Take Action on China’s Abuses in Xinjiang, Diplomats and Rights Groups Say

2021-05-12

The UN has failed to take effective action in the case of Xinjiang and 'must live up to its core values,' says Dolkun Isa, president of the Germany-based World Uyghur Congress.

Hungry North Korean Construction Workers in Pyongyang Rob and Murder Citizens to Buy Food

2021-05-12

Residents living near construction sites in the North Korean capital must travel in large groups for safety.

Myanmar Banking System ‘Near Collapse’ as Customers Make Fewer Deposits, More Withdrawals

2021-05-12

Banks now set limits on amounts that can be withdrawn, as the Central Bank makes fewer disbursements and ATMs run short of cash.

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