As Southeast Asian countries continue to face a severe drought amid an extreme El Niño event,...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 25, 2014
While China grapples with the economic and demographic consequences of its family planning...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 18, 2012
As the tensions between China and other countries over the sovereignty of the South China Sea continues, Reuters reports Southeast Asian leaders want to hold formal talks with China about the South China Sea disputes as soon as...
by Anne Henochowicz | Oct 18, 2012
On October 17, flags were flown at half-staff at Tiananmen Square and Zhongnanhai in mourning for former King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk, who passed away in Beijing on the 15th. Ruling from his country’s independence...
by Melissa M. Chan | Oct 16, 2012
The Los Angeles Times reports the former king of Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk, has died in Beijing due to natural causes: Sihanouk had various forms of cancer, diabetes and hypertension and had sought medical care in China since...
by Scott Greene | Jun 22, 2012
The Asahi Shimbun is reporting that Gu Kailai has confessed to killing British businessman Neil Heywood to keep him from revealing the details of her large and illegal overseas remittances, according to Chinese Communist Party...
by Scott Greene | Jun 19, 2012
The French foreign ministry confirmed on Tuesday that Cambodian police have arrested Patrick Henri Devillers, the architect who has become linked to the Bo Xilai scandal due to his alleged business ties to Gu Kailai. From The...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 18, 2010
Twenty Uighurs who fled China in the wake of rioting in Xinjiang in July 2009 were deported from Cambodia a year ago while waiting to receive asylum from the U.S. Since returning to China, they have not been accounted for by the...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 13, 2010
The Chinese government has indicated that a group of Uighurs deported from Cambodia after seeking asylum there may be put on trial, the New York Times reports: “China is a country ruled by law,” Ma Zhaoxu, a Foreign Ministry...
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 18, 2009
The group of 22 Uighurs who escaped to Cambodia will be deported. News of their deportation follows reports that China disputed the United Nations’ refugee system. From the Associated Press: A group of Muslims who fled...
by Morgan Figuers | Jun 29, 2008
Chinese companies are investing in six river dam projects in Cambodia, but some analysts warn of the environmental and social consequences that could arise. From AFP: Hydropower is held up as the beacon of hope for millions of...
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