The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday added 14 Chinese companies to its Entity List, for direct involvement in human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), saying they have “enabled Beijing’s campaign of repression, mass de…Continue Reading
Nearly one million children in Myanmar have been denied routine vaccinations amid the political upheaval of the military’s coup d’état, healthcare workers said Friday, while the ongoing turmoil has stymied efforts to control a new coronavirus outbreak …Continue Reading
In Myanmar’s Khanaung village, farmers have begun plowing as the rainy season begins. …Continue Reading
A court in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Friday sentenced a political dissident, writer, and journalist to five years and six months in prison following a two-and-a-half hour trial called “inappropriate and unlawful” by his lawyer.
Pham Chi Thanh, owner o…
Rights groups and other organizations are calling on Cambodian authorities to create an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the death of a political commentator and human rights defender gunned down five years ago, while his wife says she …Continue Reading
China, which has recently closed its border with Myanmar amid a wave of COVID-19 cases, is enforcing the closure with a newly built barbed-wire fence spanning around 600 kilometers between Ruili, Lijiang, and the Gaoligong mountains in its southwestern…Continue Reading
Even before summer reaches its peak for energy demand, some analysts have started to warn about the effect that China’s growing consumption will have on winter fuel supplies.
On June 25, Bloomberg News outlined a “desperate scenario” that could leave E…