Myanmar Lawmakers, Politicians React to British Foreign Secretary’s Appeal

Politicians in Myanmar on Friday rejected international pressure to hold the country’s powerful military accountable for a brutal crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority group.The government of Aung San Sui…

ICC TO PROBE MYANMAR CRIMES AGAINST ROHINGYA

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar’s alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations.Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will look at whether there…

Laos Accused of Copy-Pasting Dam Impact Survey

VIENTIANE/PHNOM PENH An official impact assessment for a controversial new Lao dam on the Mekong river has been directly copied and pasted in parts from a previous project, a coalition…

Ethnic Army Targets Christian Clergy, Churches in Myanmar’s Shan State

Myanmar’s largest non-state army is detaining several Christian clergy members for questioning and destroying churches in its self-proclaimed autonomous areas bordering China and Thailand in Shan state, according to a…

Ethnic Army Targets Christian Clergy, Churches in Myanmar’s Shan State

Myanmar’s largest non-state army is detaining several Christian clergy members for questioning and destroying churches in its self-proclaimed autonomous areas bordering China and Thailand in Shan state, according to a…

Tesla’s Musk Sued for Calling Thai Cave Rescuer Pedophile

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, was sued for defamation on Monday for falsely suggesting that a British caver who helped save 12 boys and their soccer coach from…

THAI ARMY STEPS UP EFFORTS TO TRACK DOWN SUSPECTS IN PATTANI AMBUSH

PATTANI, Thailand The Thai Army is intensifying efforts to track down the suspects involved in an ambush in the Nongchik district last week that killed two army rangers and wounded…

MORE FLOODS PREDICTED IN THAILAND AS TYPHOON MANGKHUT MOVING WEST

BANGKOK, Thailand Sept. 17 (NNN-Xinhua) — Eight provinces in Thailand are suffering from flooding and more flash floods are predicted as Typhoon Mangkhut, now over southern China, is moving west,…