Thailand’s Supreme Administrative Court ruled in favor of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand’s controversial power purchase deal from a Lao dam on the Mekong River, ending a 10-year legal effort by river activists to halt the power deal o…Continue Reading
The U.N.’s special envoy for Myanmar called for an immediate end to violence in the Southeast Asian country and asked to see ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a meeting with the country’s junta military government on Wednesday.
Opponents of the regime …
Lawyers acting on behalf of two Uyghur rights groups filed a criminal case in an Argentine court on Wednesday alleging that China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity through its repressive policies targeting Muslims in the country’s nort…Continue Reading
Widespread flooding caused by heavy rains left at least two North Koreans dead and destroyed crops and homes across the country, including residences that had been rebuilt after they were lost to rising waters last summer, sources in the country told R…Continue Reading
Police and government agents in China continue to lock up government critics in psychiatric hospitals despite ‘reforms,’ according to a new report from human rights group Safeguard Defenders.
“These legal reforms have absolutely not worked,” the group…Continue Reading
Seven young men from Myanmar’s war-torn Sagaing region were found dead on Tuesday after being taken away from a military checkpoint the day before by junta soldiers, local residents and family members said.
The group, who had been on their way to work …
Plans by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to boost flagging birth rates with a slew of economic perks to couples who have a third child could fall on deaf ears in the absence of equal treatment for women in the workplace, commentators said on W…Continue Reading