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Police in Vietnam arrested a Ho Chi Minh City university professor on Wednesday on charges of slandering a local Communist Party official by accusing him of plagiarizing the thesis he wrote for his doctoral degree, according to state media reports.Pham Dinh Quy, a...
Bangladesh officials on Wednesday accused a Myanmar government minister of conducting a “disinformation campaign” to hamper Rohingya repatriation when he told the United Nations that militant groups including ARSA and the Arakan Army had found sanctuary in neighboring Bangladesh. Speaking to the U.N. General...
Authorities in North Korea have begun an invasive investigation into citizens’ handwriting as they try to find the culprit who defaced a fence in a public gathering place with anti-government graffiti, sources in the country told RFA. In mid-September, a sign reading “Down with...
One of Myanmar’s newest political parties has withdrawn its election pitch from its allotted state media broadcast airtime because the national election commission censored statements on poverty and other key issues, the party leader said Wednesday. Ko Ko Gyi, chairman of the People’s Party,...
Myanmar police have arrested 14 university student activists for protesting over the armed conflict in western Rakhine state, while about 30 others have gone into hiding to avoid arrest, an official from a student union umbrella organization said Tuesday. The students, most of whom...
The Chinese government is guilty of gross human rights violations in Tibet, particularly in the manner that Beijing restricts access to the region and its push to replace Tibetan language instruction in schools, human rights organizations and Tibetan activists said during a U.S....
A pair of dodgy investment schemes link an Australian businessman to the upper echelons of the Cambodian People’s Party. The daughters of one of Cambodia’s most notorious and long-serving generals acted as fronts for an Australian real estate fraud valued at roughly $100 million,...