Vietnamese army delegation visits Laos, Cambodia

A high-ranking delegation from the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Sen. Lieut. Gen Luong Cuong, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics, is paying official visits to Laos and Cambodia from September 18-22.

UN Report on Rohingya Crisis Calls For Removal of Myanmar Military From Politics

A United Nations fact-finding mission that investigated atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state issued a report on Tuesday detailing violence by security forces and calling for the prosecution of top military commanders as well as the removal of the country’s powerful Tatmadaw (military) from politics.

Ejection of Chinese Tourists in Sweden Sparks Outcry, Embarrassment

The ejection of three Chinese tourists from a guesthouse in the Swedish capital by police and Beijing's outraged response has whipped up a degree of nationalistic fervor on social media in recent days, although Chinese living in the country have expressed "embarrassment" over the behavior of the tourists and the government's subsequent protests.

Cambodia is primed and open for business

The ruling party's pro-business stance, the nation's burgeoning middle-class consumer market and its sizeable working age population are big draws.

China welcomes consensus between Laos, Cambodia on border issue

China welcomed the consensus reached between Laos and Cambodia on the border issue, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.

Cambodian Political Commentator Hit With New Charges, Goes Into Hiding

A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Hits Out at West Over ‘Interference’

Hun Sen said countries outside of the region were “always slapping our heads” and “getting involved in regional politics,” according to a video posted on his Facebook page.

Are Cambodian political prisoners being released to placate the West?

Many Cambodian political prisoners have been released recently as the EU considers a resolution condemning the country's slide into authoritarianism. DW spoke with an opposition politician about his incarceration.

Vietnam Land Rights Activist Do Cong Duong Handed 48-Month Jail Term

A court in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Ninh sentenced land rights activist and citizen journalist Do Cong Duong 48 months in prison on Monday for “disturbing public order,” his lawyer told RFA’s Vietnamese Service.

Ethnic Army Targets Christian Clergy, Churches in Myanmar’s Shan State

Myanmar’s largest non-state army is detaining several Christian clergy members for questioning and destroying churches in its self-proclaimed autonomous areas bordering China and Thailand in Shan state, according to a statement issued by the group.

South Korea signs defence agreements with Brunei and Cambodia

South Korea has signed defence agreements with Brunei and Cambodia as Seoul looks to further expand its defence export profile across Southeast Asia.

Cambodian Vlogger Promotes Equal Rights With Positive Sex-Ed Posts

Catherine V. Harry is 23, has 243,000 Facebook followers, generates between $1,000 to $2,000 a month from her vlog, A Dose of Cath, which focuses on sexual and reproductive health, and she doesn’t much care if people disagree with her on women’s rights as long as they discuss the topics she considers important.

Professor Fired After Tweeting That Chinese ‘Lie, Commit Fraud and Poison Each Other’

Authorities in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian have fired a university history professor after he hit out at declining moral values in a post on social media.

Brit Ready for Cambodian Jungle Search to Find Missing MH370 Using Google Earth

British video producer Ian Wilson previously claimed he had found the Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane, which vanished from radar screens over 4 years ago while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

Chinese gambling boom looms over Cambodia’s Kampot

Kampot is one of Cambodia's cultural jewels, but as George Styllis writes, a flood of Chinese gambling money is making residents of this small sleepy town nervous.

Vietnamese Court Upholds Democracy Advocate’s 13-Year Sentence

An appeals court in northern Vietnam’s Thai Binh province upheld the sentence of jailed democracy activist Nguyen Van Tuc on Friday, returning him to prison to serve his full term of 13 years, Vietnamese source said.