Asia

Tencent officially launched a Pinduoduo competitor

Last April 29th, Tencent launched a WeChat mini program called “Xiao’E Pinpin” and a related WeChat official account. The shopping...

India–Pakistan rivalry heating up over Afghanistan

Author: Kabir Taneja, ORF After much delay and anticipation, US President Joe Biden recently announced that all American troops will...

US Sanctions Myanmar Junta Figures as Chin Fighters Claim...

The asset freeze hits the State Administration Council and nine members of the junta cabinet.

Golden Triangle Tourist Zone in Laos a Hotbed for COVID...

Hungry Cambodians risk health to scrounge for scrap metal as two more succumb to coronavirus in Vietnam.

Jailed Vietnamese Land Activist Held Under Harsh Conditions:...

Can Thi Theu is staying in a cramped cell with sick inmates despite being a political prisoner.

US Congratulates Tibetan Exile Political Leader Penpa Tsering...

Taiwan also congratulates Tsering on his win in a message welcoming stronger ties between the Tibetan exile community and the self-governing...

‘The Man in Shackles is my Father’: Daughter of Jailed...

The daughter of a jailed high-ranking Uyghur official discusses why she chose to end her silence.

Fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin State Drives More Refugees...

Refugees also face hardship in camps in Rakhine, where shelters need major repairs ahead of the rainy season.

North Korean Factory Hunts Down Workers Who Fled for Higher-Paying...

With government pay so low, employees of a machinery factory skip work to harvest clams and crabs.

Hong Kong Rights Group Leaders Say They Are Prepared For...

The Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China could see half its leadership in jail by the end of the month.

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