United Wa State Army soldiers march during a rehearsal for a military parade to commemorate 30 years of a bilateral cease-fire signed with the Myanmar military, in the town of Pangsang in Myanmar's Wa self-administered region, April 17, 2019.

Myanmar’s Heavyweight Ethnic Armies Boost Training as Peace Talks Languish

The United Wa State Army, the country's most powerful ethnic army, opens a four-year military academy.

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North Korean Appeals Extradition From Malaysia to US

Mun Chol Myong is wanted on charges of money laundering and violating sanctions by supplying luxury goods to Pyongyang.

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Vietnamese Police Detain Man for Facebook Criticism of Government in Land Rights Case

Le Van Hai held for two months after complaining his home was confiscated for wastewater treatment plant.

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China Named in Ambitious New Anti-Illegal Fishing Strategy for the US Coast Guard

Illegal fishing has overtaken counter-narcotics and anti-piracy as the most important global maritime security priority, the US Coast Guard says.

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Chinese Developer in Cambodia Sanctioned ‘Unfairly’ by US, Cambodia’s Defense Minister Says

Reports of human rights abuses and a possible Chinese military presence in Cambodia are unfounded, Tea Banh says.

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Map Flap: Vietnam Reasserts South China Sea Claims After Islets Vanish from US Facebook Page

Edited map replaced version showing Spratlys and Paracels on embassy’s Facebook page,

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Police Step Up Patrols in Northeast China As Korean Phased Out of Schools

A local resident confirms a report in a South Korean newspaper about China's 'education for national unity.'

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Sichuan Rights Activist Allowed Video Call With Dying Mother

Huang Qi is allowed a 30-minute conversation with his mother Pu Wenqing, who has untreatable lung cancer.

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Scores of Rohingya Refugees Victimized by Extrajudicial Killings in Bangladesh, Amnesty Alleges

Many are killed in gunfights when Rohingya drug smugglers are confronted by police, Bangladeshi officials say.

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Germany, France, UK Rebuke Beijing Over South China Sea

The three countries together sent a note to the UN, following in the footsteps of Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and the US.

CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

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