'Phinh,' a young Lao woman who was trafficked to Thailand’s Ratchaburi province for work, shows scars on her arm caused by a physically abusive employer, as she sits outside in Kuangsi village, Bachiangchaleunsouk district, in southwestern Laoss Champassak province, Oct. 30, 2018.

Lao Woman’s Ordeal Highlights Growing Trafficking Problem as Workers Seek Better Jobs in Thailand

‘Phinh’s’ Thai employer physically abused her while she was working illegally as a maid.

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Congressional Panel Calls for Tougher US Approach to a Rising, Authoritarian China

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission says hope of a reforming China has faded.

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US Vice President Condemns Aung San Suu Kyi Over Rohingya Persecution, Reporters’ Sentencing

Mike Pence tells the state counselor that the violence by the military and vigilantes against the Muslim group is ‘without excuse.’

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China Releases Former Nanjing Professor Jailed For 'Subversion'

Guo Quan says he is in good health and plans to make a living selling his own calligraphy.

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NGO Urges Cambodia’s Interior Ministry to Intervene in Eviction of Vietnamese From Tonle Sap Lake

The group says land marked for their relocation lacks the infrastructure to support them.

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North Koreans Increasingly Look For Work Abroad To Earn Higher Pay

Despite UN sanctions against labor exports, Pyongyang residents see economic opportunities in China, Russia

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Report on Ruling Chinese Communist Party Cell at Hong Kong University Deleted

China's National Judges College party chief calls on Hong Kong branch members to 'fight against wrong words and actions.

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UN Human Rights Chief to Bangladesh: Halt Rohingya Repatriation

A Bangladesh official says process of sending refugees to Myanmar should begin this week.

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Hong Kong Lawmakers Protest Over Reported Loss of Border Land to China

Lawmakers raise concerns that a private bridge used by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) could weaken the city's law enforcement.

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Vietnamese Families to be Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, Government Says

Only those legally in the country will be resettled, with the rest sent back to Vietnam, a government spokesman says.

CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

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