HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police have detained a blogger for posting comments critical of the communist government in the latest crackdown on dissent.
BEIJING (AP) — A leading Chinese human rights activist is standing trial for public disturbance, more than 15 months after he was detained by police. Zhang Lei, defense lawyer for Yang Maodong, said on his microblog that Yang’s trial at Tianhe District Court in the southern city of Guangzhou got
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s biggest newspaper has apologized for using the term “sex slaves” in its English-language edition to describe Asian women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea’s president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.
On Monday, the ‘Bangkok Post’ ran what was touted as the “first interview” given by former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since the military coup of May 22, 2014, which ousted her government after nearly six months of anti-government protests and thus a manufactured political deadlock.
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