Myanmar

In rare backtrack, junta says it will investigate senior monk’s shooting death

The military first blamed Sayadaw Bhaddanta Munindabhivamsa’s death on anti-junta rebels.

Cambodia

Shooting that left young couple dead angers Cambodians on social media

Police say a prominent businessman killed 2 and wounded 2 others following a long-running neighbor dispute.

Vietnam

Vietnam asks Philippines to respect its interests and consult on sea boundary

Manila is seeking to extend its continental shelf in the South China Sea.

North Korea

Putin warns South Korea sending weapons to Ukraine would be ‘big mistake’

Seoul said it would consider arming Ukraine in response to Russia and North Korea signing a mutual defense pact.

China

Xi Jinping visits Mao’s caves

The Chinese leader uses symbolism of wartime revolutionary base to signal grip on the military.

China

China threatens death penalty for supporters of Taiwan independence

The directive extends Beijing's attempts at 'long-arm' law enforcement to the island.

China

Xi Jinping visits Mao’s caves

The Chinese leader uses symbolism of wartime revolutionary base to signal grip on the military.

Myanmar girl helps family in mat-making business