Not everyone who wanted to buy the bank cards stolen from Southeast Asian owners would pay the same price: The higher the amount of money left on the card, the higher the price. That's according to Technisanct, a cybersecurity company based in India, which …Read more
JAKARTA – Regional lawmakers today urged Myanmar’s military, the Tatmadaw, and the Arakan Army (AA) to protect civilians from the ongoing fighting in Rakhine and Chin states, end all violations of human rights and humanitarian law, and ensure the delivery of humanitarian assistance to …Read more
A volunteer group has been building makeshift hand-washing stations in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the absence of a systematic response by the government, which maintains the country has no confirmed cases of the viral disease.
The …Read more
Vietnam has introduced legislation to advance its greenhouse gas reduction goals as per the Paris climate accord, decreasing worries the fast-growing nation’s reliance on coal would stymie those efforts.
The legislation includes a draft Law on Environmental Protection and a lower-level decree from the …Read more
HONG KONG - A prominent pro-democracy campaigner and founder of Hong Kong’s mass peaceful movement now known as the Umbrella Movement, professor Chan Kin-man, was released from prison Saturday, vowing to continue his fight for democracy.
The 61-year-old Yale-educated sociology professor emerged from the …Read more
WASHINGTON - A Hanoi court has sentenced well-known journalist and blogger Truong Duy Nhat to 10 years in prison for defrauding the public while working for a state-owned newspaper in the central city of Danang in 2004.
Nhat's attorney, Dang Dinh Manh, told VOA's …Read more
SEOUL - North Korea accused several European nations of illogical thinking Saturday after they called a closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting to condemn missile launches by the reclusive state earlier this week.
Britain, Germany, France, Estonia and Belgium raised North Korea's latest missile firings …Read more
COVID-19 infections in Thailand are steadily increasing, with the number of new suspected cases being investigated averaging 300-400 a day, said public health permanent secretary-general Dr. Sukhum Kanchanapimai at a news conference today (Friday).
He warned all Thai workers returning from South Korea, except …Read more
Thailand's Appeals Court has overturned the Criminal Court's acquittal of former Department of Special Investigation (DSI) director-general Tharit Pengdit and sentenced him to two years in prison for abuse of power.
Three other DSI officers, Pol Lt-Col Wannapong Kotcharak, Pol Maj Yutthana Phraedum and …Read more
Concludes Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders
The Human Rights Council this afternoon began an interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while *countering terrorism, ***Fionnuala Ni …Read more