Latest Deportation, Disappearances Rattle Thai Dissident Diaspora

BANGKOK Yammy and her friends sleep in shifts. They venture out of the house they share only every few days to stock up on food, and have stopped their live…

Five From China Charged Over Illegal Banana Plantation in Myanmar Protected Forest

The forestry department of Myanmar’s Kachin state has filed charges against five Chinese nationals and their company manager for allegedly expanding a banana plantation into protected forests, village administrative and…

Five From China Charged Over Illegal Banana Plantation in Myanmar Protected Forest

The forestry department of Myanmar’s Kachin state has filed charges against five Chinese nationals and their company manager for allegedly expanding a banana plantation into protected forests, village administrative and…

South Korea Waits Out US-China Trade War

SEOUL — As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his trade battle with China, one of the hardest-hit countries could be South Korea.Asia’s fourth-largest economy, South Korea is especially vulnerable to…

Cambodians Urge Government to Look Beyond China For Diplomatic Partners

Politicians, civil society members and citizens have urged Cambodia’s government to broaden its diplomatic outreach, saying they fear Phnom Penh may rely too heavily on Beijing in the aftermath of…

Cambodians Urge Government to Look Beyond China For Diplomatic Partners

Politicians, civil society members and citizens have urged Cambodia’s government to broaden its diplomatic outreach, saying they fear Phnom Penh may rely too heavily on Beijing in the aftermath of…

Taiwan to Vote on Formal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

TAIPEI Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia.Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as…

Thai Election Body Advises Disqualifying Major Party Leader

BANGKOK Thailand’s Election Commission recommended Thursday that the leader of major political party opposed to military rule be barred from taking his seat in the soon-to-be-convened parliament because he is…