Laos

New prison to house criminals from Laos’ Chinese-run special economic zone

The larger prison, which will replace a three-room facility, is nearing completion.

Vietnam

Vietnam Communist Party head says officials in bribery scandal apologized

Netizens say the country’s leaders need to accept greater responsibility for widespread graft.

Cambodia

Jailed Cambodian American activist is allowed to meet with lawyer

Supporters had feared Theary Seng’s transfer to a remote prison would block her access to legal help.

China

Former journalists for Hong Kong's folded Apple Daily take reporting to social media

One year after the paper closed its doors amid a probe by national security police, former staff are undeterred.

Myanmar

Hundreds forced to flee after troops torch homes in Magway

Troops and local pro-junta militias burned down around 100 houses in Kan Nat village.

Myanmar

Teachers in Myanmar caught in crossfire as conflict rages

At least 40 educators have been killed between February 2020 and May 2022, the junta says.

Myanmar

Hundreds forced to flee after troops torch homes in Magway

Troops and local pro-junta militias burned down around 100 houses in Kan Nat village.

River in Laos turns dark orange due to pollution from upstream iron mines

Cambodian woman suffers miscarriage after police assault her during strike

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