HONG KONG Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up. | Video
HONG KONG Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddling in the Asian financial hub, the latest in months of sometimes violent clashes. | Video
HONG KONG, Sept 14 Baton-wielding Hong Kong
police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between
pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese
meddling in the Asian financial hub, the latest in months of
sometimes violent clashes.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh At least 100,000 Rohingya refugees rallied in camps in Bangladesh on Sunday, marking two years since the start of a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar that forced more than 730,000 to flee across the border.
YANGON When Myanmar officials toured refugee camps in Bangladesh last month, inviting Rohingya Muslims who fled the country to return, they brought with them pamphlets adorned with cartoons showing hijab-wearing women passing through checkpoints and happily grasping identity cards.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests.
YANGON Myanmar and Bangladesh will start a fresh attempt next week to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, officials said on Thursday, nearly a year after a major attempt failed.
JAKARTA United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes.
MRAUK-U, Myanmar When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead.
SINGAPORE/YANGON, May 20 China National
Petroleum Corp is planning to open dozens of petrol stations in
Myanmar, the first major foreign investor to enter the
fast-growing Southeast Asian fuel market, as the state giant
expands its retail oil business, company officials said.