U Ko Ni was shot dead six months ago at Yangon’s airport.
US is urging China to take a more active role in solving crisis.
Police accuse Swe Win, editor of Myanmar Now, of attempting to flee country shortly before his trial on defamation charges brought by follower of Buddhist monk who has stirred up anti-Muslim hatred.
Trump criticizes China following Pyongyang's missile launch on Friday.
Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported news, citing government officials.
Vietnamese government intensifies campaign against human rights defenders who question or criticize government policy.
The city government’s joint checkpoint plan is expected to meet strong opposition when it next goes through a legislative review.
Despite a year of talks, Vietnam and China are sparring over an oil exploration site in a disputed sea.
Elites continue to prosper, despite international sanctions, but those at the bottom remain vulnerable to droughts and floods.
UN human rights envoy says Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims suffer many rights abuses, notes that policies of government led by Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party recall former military junta.
South Korea is talking about Lim Ji-hyun, who fled from North Korea in 2014 but who now appears to have returned there; she disappeared three months ago on a trip to China and may have been kidnapped.
Congress approved martial law on southern island Mindanao through December so troops can hold off Maute Group after a 2-month-old battle that some see as crucial to resisting ISIS in Southeast Asia.