Vietnamese Blogger Who Vanished in Thailand Jailed in Hanoi

HANOI A Vietnamese blogger who vanished in Thailand earlier this year is being held in a Hanoi prison, his friend and wife confirmed Thursday. Truong Duy Nhat wrote weekly posts…

Concerns Grow For Taiwan Activist Serving Jail Term in China

Two years after his initial ‘disappearance’ on March 19, 2017, Taiwan rights activist Lee Ming-cheh has endured ill-treatment and is suffering declining health in prison, a rights group says.“Since then,…

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears he’s in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which he fled two years ago to escape arrest for his…

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears he’s in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which he fled two years ago to escape arrest for his…

Villagers in Laos Refuse Dam Developer’s Compensation Offer for Relocation

An estimated 125 families from seven villages in Vienthong district of central Laos’ Bolikhamxay province, who would be displaced after construction of a new dam are refusing to accept compensation…

RFA Blogger Who Disappeared in Bangkok is Being Held in Hanoi, Says Daughter

A Vietnamese blogger for Radio Free Asia, Truong Duy Nhat, who disappeared in Bangkok in late January amid suspicions he was abducted by Vietnamese agents, is in a Hanoi jail,…

Philippines Arrests 4 Chinese Drug Suspects, Seizes Huge Meth Shipment

Philippine drug enforcement agents said Wednesday they had arrested four suspected narcotics traffickers from China and seized a huge cache of crystal meth with a street value of 1.1 billion…

Laos’ Deputy Prime Minister Blames PNPC Dam Collapse on Poor Planning

Laos’ Deputy Prime Minister Blames PNPC Dam Collapse on Poor PlanningLaos’ deputy prime minister has identified poor soil analysis for a fatal hydropower dam collapse, often described as the country’s…