Residents of Laos hung flags outside their houses and shop-fronts today (Friday) to celebrate 30 years of communism
A senior Malaysian lawmaker has compared Burma's military junta to the regimes of Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin and condemned nations that trade with Rangoon.
Vietnam has started construction work on its largest hydroelectric power project.
A United Nations rights investigator says the practice of torture by authorities in China remains widespread, although is declining in big cities.
Convicted killer Kenneth Boyd has become the one-thousandth person to be executed
in the United States since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
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