Myanmar

Junta troops arrest residents of Magway region’s Tilin township

Around 120 troops raided Pon Nar village, interrogating locals and burning some houses.

Vietnam

Vietnamese prisoners of conscience continue to serve sentences far from families

Making family visits more difficult is seen as an extra punishment for prisoners.

Cambodia

Eight Chinese remain missing from boat accident last week near Cambodia

Rescued passengers told AFP that they were promised jobs but had no idea the journey would take as long as it did.

Uyghur

Uyghur convict in Indonesia deported amid fears he was sent to China

Ahmet Bozoglan had been convicted on terrorism charges and was released July 1, a senior police official said.

Myanmar

‘I’ll be able to carry on the struggle for Myanmar’ from Canada

Myanmar beauty queen Han Lay was granted asylum in Canada after a week after her detention in Bangkok.

China

United States pushes for joint declaration from Pacific summit

A joint statement with Pacific island nations would be a U.S. win after the rejection of a pact with China.

Myanmar

‘I’ll be able to carry on the struggle for Myanmar’ from Canada

Myanmar beauty queen Han Lay was granted asylum in Canada after a week after her detention in Bangkok.

At least one dead, 19 missing after boat carrying Chinese passengers sinks near Sihanoukville