700 Malaysian workers stranded, held for ransom in Lao SEZ

Malaysian rights groups and family members call on Lao government to help free trapped workers.

Philippines, US Marines kick off large-scale drills

Japan, South Korea are expected to join humanitarian efforts linked to the Kamandag 6 military exercise.

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker in exile vows to keep speaking out for city

Ted Hui is handed a three-and-a-half year jail term by the High Court in absentia after fleeing a crackdown.

Protesters take aim at Beijing's human rights record on China's National Day

Hong Kongers, Tibetans and Uyghurs burned PRC flags at demonstrations in several U.S. and U.K. cities

Myanmar activists say junta will use SIM card registration to target opposition

A new requirement will allow authorities to identify the users of specific cellphones.

More than 70 people from Ayeyarwady arrested after village administrator killed

Tar Tay was shot five times by an unknown assailant as he returned from a meeting.


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