Security discussions were scheduled to take place days after border posts attacked in northern Arakan State.
Another five officers are wounded in the attack in Lokchao area in Manipur state close to India’s border with Burma.
‘China is concerned at the armed clashes in northern Burma injuring Chinese border residents,’ says China’s defense ministry.
More than 100 rights groups send an open letter to Thailand’s Prime Minister calling on the country to ease the prosecution of human rights defenders.
‘This marks a new chapter of terrorism in Indonesia, where the suicide bombing was to be carried out by a woman,’ says terrorism analyst.
Park is accused of colluding to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back her policy initiatives.
People forced to leave their homes because of climate change in South Asia should get the same protections as political refugees, advocates say.
Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia’s Aceh province Thursday as the local disaster agency called for urgent food supplies.
Prosecutors say they believe Park colluded in the criminal activities of a longtime confidante to manipulate government affairs and extort businesses.
US President-elect Donald Trump praised him for ‘doing great’ in his deadly campaign against illegal drugs, says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
‘Our goal is to minimize losses and violence. Talks right now are at the trust-building stage,” says Thai negotiator.
Exiled Chinese dissidents urge President-elect Donald Trump to champion human rights in China and recognize Taiwan as “a full democratic country.”
Thousands of people in the Indonesian province of Aceh took refuge for the night in mosques after a strong earthquake killed nearly 100 people.
Indonesia strengthens its moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations in a move a conservation research group says will help prevent annual fires
‘Authorities have to pursue the matter. It is their duty to pursue anything that is against the law,’ says Thai Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan.