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China, Updating Military Strategy, Puts Focus on Projecting Naval Power

published about 12 hours ago
China, Updating Military Strategy, Puts Focus on Projecting Naval Power
A new policy paper says Beijing plans to extend its naval power on the open seas in coming years, and not just patrol coastal waters.

Jungle Camp in Malaysia Yields Graves and Signs of Migrant Abuse

published about 13 hours ago
Jungle Camp in Malaysia Yields Graves and Signs of Migrant Abuse
Investigators on Tuesday revealed some of their grim discoveries at an encampment in the north, which they suspect was used by human traffickers.

Migrant Crisis in Southeast Asia Shows Signs of Ebbing

published about 20 hours ago
While no one is willing to say there are no more migrant boats at sea, an absence of landings and a paucity of sightings suggest that the worst may be over.

Malaysia Rejects Entry by Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Activist

published about 22 hours ago
Malaysia Rejects Entry by Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Activist
Mr. Wong, who was set to talk to youth groups about his experience leading pro-democracy demonstrations, said he was told a “government order” barred his admission.

Fire Kills 38 at Seniors Home in China

published 1 day ago
With a rapidly aging population and an underfunded social security system, China faces increasing pressure to provide safe, affordable care for retirees.