Tokyo (AFP) - A Sri Lankan detainee died after collapsing at a detention centre in Japan, an official said December 2, the latest in a string of similar cases that critics say illustrates a shameful attitude to immigrants.
Police in Malaysia investigating the murders of 23 Myanmar nationals say their deaths are linked to communal tensions in Rakhine State, a Malaysian news website has reported.
|Discussions between Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-O-Chaand and Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak, at Malaysian Government House on December 1, 2014. Photo: Royal Thai Government|
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-O-Cha held talks with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak on December 1, during which they were expected to discuss the deadly Muslim insurgency in southern Thailand along their shared border.
Hanoi (AFP) - Vietnamese police said they had arrested a blogger for posting "bad content" about the government, as part of a long-running crackdown on online dissent in Myanmar’s ASEAN neighbour.
Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong's leader said Monday that pro-democracy protests were "in vain" after police used pepper spray and batons on students trying to storm government headquarters overnight, in some of the worst violence since the rallies began.