UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein of Jordan addresses his statement during the opening of the 32th session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 13 June 2016. Photo: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA
28 July 2016
The United Nations expressed alarm Wednesday at the looming execution of 14 drug convicts...
Map showing the Mekong River and tributaries. Photo: Wikipedia
27 July 2016
Grain by grain, truckload by truckload, Laos' section of the Mekong River is being...
Head of People's Conscience Party (HANURA) Wiranto is seen duirng a campaign rally in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 27 March 2014. Photo: EPA
27 July 2016
A controversial former military chief accused of atrocities during Indonesia's brutal...
Myanmar State counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi attends ASEAN Foreign Minister meeting in Vientiane, Laos, 24 July 2016. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
26 July 2016
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has discussed bilateral cooperation with his...
Tibetan refugees during the 57th Tibetan National Uprising Day in a Tibetan refugee camp in Lalitpur, Nepal, 10 March 2016. Photo: Hemanta Shrestha/EPA
25 July 2016
India has refused to renew the visas of a group of journalists from China's state-run...
The Sina Weibo social networking app is seen against a background of the company logo on screen in Beijing, China. Photo: EPA
25 July 2016
China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for...
Kedah, Malaysia. Map: Google
21 July 2016
Malaysian police arrested a local man, a Thai woman and rescued 27 Myanmar nationals...
Marina Bay skyline in Singapore. Photo: EPA
21 July 2016
Singapore revealed Thursday it had seized nearly $180 million in assets through its...
UNFC leaders and DPN members held a meeting on July 19 to prepare for the meeting with government delegates at Khum Phucome Hotel in Chiang Mai. Photo: Phanida
20 July 2016
The Union Peace Conference or 21st Century Panglong ...
Convicted Chinese drug dealer Peter Co is escorted by Filipino members of the elite Police Special Action Force (SAF) at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines, 20 July 2016. Photo: Francis R. Malasig/EPA
20 July 2016
China has offered its support to the Philippine's controversial drug crackdown pushed by...
An areal view of alleged artificial islands built by China in disputed waters in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. Photo: EPA
18 July 2016
Beijing will close off access to part of the South China Sea for military drills,...
A helicopter from the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) hovers above as members of the Special Operations Group arrest mock pirates during the 6th Joint Maritime Law Enforcement (MARLEN) Exercise between the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) off the vicinity of the Manila Bay waters in Manila, Philippines, 13 July 2016. Photo: Mark R. Cristino/EPA
 
14 July 2016
The Philippines urged Beijing on Thursday to respect an international tribunal's ruling...

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