A new report by an international human rights group estimates that more than 220,000 Tibetans over the age of 60 could die this year from COVID-19 in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region amid a surge of the highly infectious respiratory virus and it…Continue Reading
The United States, the Philippines’ oldest defense ally, will not ask Manila to choose sides in a perceived geopolitical rivalry with China, a senior American diplomat said Friday.
Manila should make decisions in its national interest, Daniel Kri…
Tens of thousands of Chinese students studying overseas on government-backed scholarships are required to sign a document pledging loyalty to the ruling Communist Party, as well as putting up guarantors who could be forced to repay their funding should…Continue Reading
Police in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang have detained a man following a knife rampage in Pingyang county that left six people dead, with the killings thought to be connected to a long-running dispute with local officials over land.
“On the …Continue Reading
Repeating what has become a pattern in recent weeks, Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out again at the main opposition Candlelight Party on Thursday in an attempt to intimidate and divide it ahead of July’s general elections.
First, in response to accusat…
A court in Yangon’s Insein prison has sentenced six men to life in prison for attacks on telecommunications towers owned by a company tied to Myanmar’s military.
They were convicted on Jan. 16 under Section 50 (i) of the Counter-Terrorism Act which cov…
Fiji’s newly elected prime minister is on his first official trip abroad even as tensions simmer between his government and the coup-prone Pacific island country’s military.
Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka arrived in Kiribati on Friday, a visit he has …Continue Reading