Uyghur

Uyghur rights groups file criminal case in Argentina against China

The action could spur an investigation of whether China's policies against Uyghurs in Xinjiang constitute genocide.

North Korea

In a repeat of last year, heavy rains lead to massive floods in North Korea

Homes that had been rebuilt were destroyed again by rising waters, and at least two people were reportedly killed.

Myanmar

Seven killed after Myanmar junta checkpoint stop in Sagaing

The group of young men had been traveling to work at a gold mine in nearby Kachin state.

Myanmar

At least four dead, eight injured in shooting on bridge between Sagaing and Mandalay

PDF members started shooting after the bus was inspected at a military checkpoint.

Vietnam

Vietnam courts reject appeals by two prominent activists

Another two campaigners lost their appeals on Wednesday.

China

China's measures to boost flagging birth rates can't fix gender inequality: analysts

Rising costs and widespread workplace discrimination make having more kids a tough ask for Chinese women.

Vietnam

Vietnam courts reject appeals by two prominent activists

Another two campaigners lost their appeals on Wednesday.

Unfinished buildings, many abandoned by Chinese investors, litter the landscape of Cambodia’s largest port city