Asian Correspondent Staff

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Cambodia defamation ruling raises media freedom concerns

Media watchdogs have voiced concern after a Cambodia-based journalist and blogger was ordered to pay 100 million riel (US$25,000) to a French property developer after he was convicted of defamation...

Xi bolsters Latin America ties with string of lucrative deals

China’s President Xi Jinping wrapped up a four-country tour of Latin America this week after signing a string of lucrative deals, further challenging the United States’ long-running economic dominance in...