KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) _ Indonesia may soon lift a ban on supplying maids to Malaysia after receiving promises of tougher steps to curb the mistreatment of domestic workers, an Indonesian official said Monday, July 6.
BEIJING (AP) — Nearly 1,000 protesters from a Muslim ethnic group rioted in China’s far west, overturning barricades, attacking bystanders, and clashing with police in violence that killed at least three people, including a policeman, state media and witnesses said.
BEIJING (AP) — China has launched a three-month crackdown on prostitution ahead of the communist regime’s 60th anniversary on Oct. 1, state media reported on Tuesday, June 30.
By Sam Dolnick The Associated Press MUNIMPUR, India (AP) — For generations, the men of Munimpur worked in their sun-baked wheat fields, rising before dawn to till the same soil their grandfathers plowed.
“We think we can be partners with India in its growth going forward, but that depends on India’s policies and its continued reform process,” said Karan Bhatia, GE’s vice president for international law and policy and former deputy U.S. trade representative for Asia.
The communists claim it was a murder by a rival group. They are demanding the authorities quickly arrest those involved.
The newspaper report gives no details on the “hostile forces.”
By Sopheng Cheang The Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Khmer Rouge guards killed babies by battering them against trees under an official policy to ensure the children of the brutal Cambodian regime’s victims could never take revenge for their parents’ deaths, the group’s chief jailer testified on Monday, June 8.
By Julia Zappei The Associated Press PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has pledged to help young Muslims in neighboring Thailand to secure better education and employment to ease violence sparked by an Islamic separatist movement.
By Alexa Olesen The Associated Press KAIFENG, China (AP) — Twenty years ago, on the night of June 3, rumors flew around about an impending military crackdown against demonstrators in Beijing. That was when Shijie Feng’s wife went into labor in his hometown, Kaifeng.