Chinese Officials Tell Foreign Journalists in Hong Kong How to Cover Renditions Plan

Chinese officials have hauled Hong Kong-based foreign journalists in for a lecture over their reporting on legislation to allow renditions of criminal suspects from the city to mainland China, which…

Rising political uncertainties may weigh on Thailands economic growth

BANGKOK, May 23 (NNN-Bernama) � Heightened political uncertainties after the inconclusive March 24 general election in Thailand may weigh on the country’s economic growth, said the Bank of Thailand (BoT).In…

Thai Police Detain Two Chinese Refugees Amid Repatriation Fears

Authorities in Thailand have detained two Chinese refugees, one of whom helped detained dissident Huang Qi, and both of whom now facerepatriation to China, RFA has learned.Jia Huajiang, 37, who…

US Senate Panel Passes Bill to Address China Uyghur Crackdown, Camps

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill on Wednesday that seeks accountability for China’s harsh crackdown on Muslim Uyghurs that has imposed blanket surveillance and landed some 1.5…

F1 Champion and Aviation Entrepreneur Niki Lauda Dies at 70

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent…

Exploring indicators to monitor and evaluate adaptation in Thailand’s agricultural sectors

13-14 May 2019, Bangkok, Thailand � Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) hosted a workshop in Bangkok to enhance the technical capacity to monitor and evaluate (M&E) climate change…

Interview: China’s Mekong Dam-building Mindset ‘Exported Downstream’ to Cambodia and Laos

The Mekong River extends for thousands of miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, supporting more than 65 million people who depend on it for food, transportation, and…

Southeast Asia Struggles with Trash Rejected by China

Southeast Asian nations are facing increased dumping of waste from industrialized nations, with Malaysia and the Philippines threatening to send back trash to countries of origin.Manila has recalled its ambassador…