Imported white horses burnish Kim’s image and tie him to Korea’s mythical past

But propaganda tool is expensive, and apparently not banned under UN sanctions on luxury goods

Tibetan political prisoner and monk dies in Chinese custody

Geshe Phende Gyaltsen served as mediator in conflicts and was active in renovating a monastery

Feminist and LGBT activist held for 3 months for sticking up posters of ‘Bridge Man’

Guo Yi was detained in Beijing as she tried to put a poster of Peng Lifa in a Beijing toilet, a rights group says

Analysts don’t expect progress on South China Sea code despite Indonesia’s push

China’s increasing activities in waters of ASEAN claimant states don’t inspire trust, they say.

Myanmar’s opposition party refuses to re-register under new junta law

Legal step appears aimed at keeping the National League of Democracy from running in elections

In Hong Kong court, subversion trial linked to democratic primary kicks off

People standing in line for the public gallery say they were paid to be there as police patrol the area with dogs


“When we face injustice, we cannot be silent”