Chow Hang-tung, a member of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, speaks to reporters at the June 4th Museum in Hong Kong in a Sept. 5, 2021 photo.

China Accuses US of 'Undermining Stability' as Vigil Organizers Consider Disbanding

The ruling Chinese Communist Party underscores its claim that Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests were fomented by foreign powers.

North Korean Leader’s Sister Seen as Erratic and Arrogant at Home, Officials Say

2021-09-24

“It seems that she doesn’t know when to hold her tongue, and she also lacks humility,” said a Ryanggang province official.

UN Says Military Has Brought Myanmar to Brink of ‘Collapse’ in Damning Report on Rights Violations

2021-09-23

Human Rights czar Michelle Bachelet urges the international community to act before it is too late.

Rights Activists Call For Release of Uyghur Scholar on Seventh Anniversary of His Jailing

2021-09-23

Ilham Tohti is serving a life sentence for ‘separatism’ for his work to end discrimination against Uyghurs.

US Judge: Facebook Must Release Content Linked to Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar

2021-09-23

Facebook was slow to respond to concerns about how its platform played a role in Myanmar’s persecution of its Rohingya minority, a US judge says.

Lao Workers on China-Backed Railway Project Go Unpaid for Almost Two Months

2021-09-23

Twenty at one work site are paid after they cut off power to the project, but more than a hundred are still waiting for their pay.

Vietnamese Dissident Receives Death Threats Over Criticism of China’s COVID Vaccines

2021-09-23

Mac Van Trang told officials in Ho Chi Minh City not to accept Sinopharm doses donated by a local conglomerate.

Vietnam Protests China Y-20 Aircraft Mission in Spratlys

2021-09-23

China should respect international law as well as the “common understanding shared by Vietnamese and Chinese leaders of remaining issues at sea," Hanoi said.

Hong Kong Court Denies Bail to Fourth Student Activist on 'Subversion' Charge

2021-09-23

The city's largest pro-democracy party debates dissolution in the face of new election rules designed to exclude genuine political opposition.

Tibetans Fear ‘Chinese-Style’ Homes in Qinghai Earthquake Reconstruction

2021-09-23

Newly built structures won't reflect traditional Tibetan architectural styles, some earthquake survivors say.

Hong Kong 'Double Tenth' Celebrations Canceled After Security Chief Warning

2021-09-23

Events marking the Oct. 10, 1911 revolution that ushered in the Republic of China under the Kuomintang could breach the national security law, a top official says.

Myanmar’s “Disheartened” Youth Line up for Passports Amid Post-Coup Political Crisis

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