Category: Legal

Myanmar’s Youth Increasingly Look for Opportunity Abroad

Myanmar’s youth are increasingly looking to move abroad in hopes of finding better opportunities, with many saying the Feb. 1 military takeover effectively killed off any hope they had in their homeland, youths told RFA.Sources in the country said that…

Cambodia Gold Mine News Prompts Pollution Concerns

News that an industrial-scale gold mine will launch operations this month in eastern Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province has raised local fears in a region already hit by widespread pollution from toxic waste, sources say.In a June 10 statement, Cambodian P…

Junta Trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to Hear First Testimony

The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will hear its first testimony in a junta court Monday, more than four months after a military coup. Near daily protests have rocked Myanmar since the generals’ putsch removed her government in Februa…

ASEAN, Beijing Agree to Self-Restraint in South China Sea

Beijing and Southeast Asian nations have agreed not to escalate tensions in the South China Sea, a joint statement said, following recent Chinese incursions in maritime zones claimed by the Philippines and Malaysia.Chinese state media, meanwhile, repor…