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A group of six men arrested in North Korea for trying to flee the country are expected to face harsh punishment for attempting their escape on the July 8 anniversary of national founder Kim Il Sung’s death in 1994, sources in the country...
The Philippines on Tuesday backed Washington’s tougher stance on the South China Sea while Indonesia described it as “normal,” a day after America’s top diplomat declared that the world would not allow Beijing to treat the contested waterway as “its maritime empire.” In Manila,...
The United States may level sanctions against Chinese state-owned enterprises that are involved in land reclamation, dredging, and illegal oil exploration in the South China Sea, a senior U.S. diplomat said Tuesday. David Stilwell, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs,...
Outspoken Chinese professor Xu Zhangrun has been fired from his post at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University after being released from police detention, RFA has learned.Authorities in the Chinese capital detained Xu on the morning of July 6 after he called online for political...
Debt relief measures by micro-lenders in Cambodia have failed to alleviate the financial burdens facing indebted families, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday, urging the government to suspend loan collections for borrowers who are no longer able to meet payments during the coronavirus...
China on Tuesday said last weekend's democratic primaries were an attempt at a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, citing a draconian security law recently imposed on the city by its National People's Congress.A spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office (HKMAO)...