Updated Friday, March 6, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Myanmar's new education law Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a landmark pagoda in the heart of the old capital.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
An investigating judge at Cambodia's U.N.-backed court Tuesday charged two more former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity, days after the country's premier warned prosecuting further suspects could ignite a civil war.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Bangladesh authorities announced they had arrested a radical Islamist Monday over last week's machete murder of an atheist American blogger, accusing him of being behind earlier death threats on social media.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project which has focused criticism on him.
Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal on Tuesday sentenced a fugitive former lawmaker to life in prison for genocide and religious persecution of the country's Hindu minority during the 1971 independence war, the prosecutor said.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 69 on Monday, after emergency workers recovered more bodies from the wreckage of an overcrowded boat that sank after colliding with a cargo vessel.
Nepal is improving weather forecasting systems, stepping up security and promises swift rescues if needed during the upcoming climbing season on Everest in attempt to recover from the worst mountaineering disaster on the world's highest peak last year.
Monday, February 23, 2015
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