BANGKOK (AP) — A committee appointed by Thailand’s military rulers to draft a new constitution says a 200-member Senate will be nominated and not elected in what critics call a setback for Thai democracy.
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nation’s top human right official says Burma/Myanmar is “headed in the wrong direction” amid a crackdown on dissidents and minorities.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report says a North Korean shipping company tried to evade U.N. sanctions by renaming most of its vessels in an attempt to hide their origins.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s state anti-corruption body has ruled that a former prime minister may have abused his power in overseeing a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010, a decision that could lead to a 5-year ban from political office.
“We have to make beautiful clothes to attend functions, but the prices are way too high. For those who can afford, it’s all right. But what about housewives like us, with no income?” So says Rosmah Mansor, the free-spending wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is not happy
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Fri, Mar 06, 2015 10:25AM UTC
Burma’s student protesters consider a change of strategy
Fri, Mar 06, 2015 10:14AM UTC
Burma cracks down on education protest at Yangon pagoda
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