Protesters in Hong Kong's New Territories are angered by so-called parallel traders, who buy goods in Hong Kong to sell at a profit across border in mainland China.
Country has world’s largest business process outsourcing, or BPO, industry, employing some one-million workers.
The South Korean government believes that more than 500 POWs captured by the North during the Korean War are still being held today.
In recent round of fighting, Chinese rebel leader Peng Jiasheng is trying to reclaim control of the Kokang autonomous region, where he was in charge until 2009.
Depending on the rate of production, experts predict Pyongyang will expand its nuclear arsenal to 50 to 100 weapons in the next five years.
To gain some insight into conflict, VOA’s Steve Herman spoke with Min Zaw Oo, director of ceasefire negotiation and implementation at Myanmar Peace Center.
Pollution from fires in nearby countries raise question: What rights does a nation have when other countries make decisions that harm it?
Laos wants dam for economic development, but fishermen, civil society groups, communities in countries all along Mekong River oppose project.
Approximately 700,000 documented Indonesian workers leave their country each year in search of employment opportunities abroad.
Fighting has left at least 130 people dead in the region and has forced tens of thousands to flee across the border into China.
Pyongyang has begun aggressive campaign to cope with mounting international pressure over its treatment of its citizens.
President Widodo pushing back at foreign pressure over execution of drug dealers.