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Myanmar internet providers block Facebook services after government order

(Reuters) - Internet providers in Myanmar including state-owned telecom MPT were blocking access to Facebook Inc-owned services in the country on Thursday, days after...

Myanmar military should end its use of violence and respect democracy

Myanmar military should end its use of violence and respect democracy The undersigned groups today denounced an apparent coup in Myanmar, and associated violence, which...

Human rights the Malaysian way

The recent report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticising Malaysia on a number of fronts, unfortunately, reveals yet again that human rights advocacy in...

UN, foreign missions sound alarm over Myanmar coup fears

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres raised “great concern” over the recent developments, his spokesperson said. More than a dozen embassies, including the US and EU...

Thai Woman Gets 43-Year Jail Term For Lese Majeste

A Thai woman accused of insulting the royal family was jailed Tuesday for more than 43 years, a legal rights group said, the harshest...

ASEAN’s Migrant Worker Clusters

On 18 December 2020, Thailand had recorded over 4,000 cases with 60 deaths related to COVID-19. Today, the kingdom has reported 12,423 cases and...

Health Security, Economic Recovery Among Indonesia’s 2021 Diplomatic Priorities

BY :JAYANTY NADA SHOFA JANUARY 06, 2021 Jakarta. Building resilient national health security and strengthening ties for economic recovery are among Indonesia’s five diplomatic priorities in...

Kirin beer can’t tell if it’s funding the Myanmar military; Critics raise questions

Japanese beer conglomerate Kirin says an investigation by Deloitte was unable to determine if the company has been funding the Myanmar military through its...

Enhancing Collaborative Action for Children’s Rights in Asia and the Pacific

The Child Rights Coalition Asia, in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will host a webinar entitled "Enhancing Collaborative Action for Children's Rights in Asia and the Pacific" A Webinar Series on the Linkages and Reporting Process of CRC, CEDAW, and CPRD with...

Air Pollution in Southeast Asia: National Updates

The Asian Research Institute for Environmental Law (ARIEL) will organize a webinar titled "Air Pollution in Southeast Asia: National Updates" on October 27, 2021, at 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Bangkok/Jakarta Time). This event is co-organized by UN Environment Programme, EarthRights International, LAWASIA and Clean Air Asia. Experts in the...

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