China

Zhengzhou government orders 5-day COVID-19 lockdown in wake of Foxconn clashes

Workers are still reportedly leaving the iPhone plant following disputes over pay and quarantine conditions.

Laos

Lao authorities seem powerless to stop crime in Golden Triangle economic zone

To enter, police need permission from officials at the Chinese-run Kings Roman Casino

China

Interview: 'There is a human instinct to tell the truth and to find out the truth'

Hong Kong producer Bao Choy says there's been a sea change in the way journalists are viewed in the city.

North Korea

To boost hygiene, North Korea bans outhouses, orders public toilet construction

Residents counter that communal toilets are dirty, and that house repairs are needed much more desperately.

Cambodia

The lawyer ‘who never won a political case’ changes careers

Choung Chou Ngy says he’ll continue to fight injustice as a candidate challenging Prime Minister Hun Sen’s rule.

North Korea

Revelation of Kim Jong Un’s daughter at missile test sparks buzz among North Koreans

Some react positively, but others suspect it was meant to divert resentment over missile tests

Cambodia

The lawyer ‘who never won a political case’ changes careers

Choung Chou Ngy says he’ll continue to fight injustice as a candidate challenging Prime Minister Hun Sen’s rule.

Kachin mourns popular singer killed in junta airstrike