Category Archives: Human Rights

US: North Korea Canceled Planned Meeting With VP Pence

WASHINGTON Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un’s government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.A potential… Read More

Widow of Slain Cambodian Government Critic Kem Ley is Granted Asylum in Australia

Bou Rachana, widow of slain Cambodian social commentator and government critic Kem Ley, has been granted asylum in Australia, leaving with her five sons from Thailand and arriving in Melbourne on Feb. 17, an Australian lawmaker told RFA’s Khmer Service… Read More

Outpatient Priority Scheme for Frail and Elderly

Name and Constituency of Member of ParliamentMs Joan PereiraMP for Tanjong Pagar Question No. 786To ask the Minister for Health (a) what is the current scheme on priority queue for frail and elderly patients seeking outpatient treatment at the polyclinics… Read More

FIVE MORE TV CHANNELS TO BE INTRODUCED IN MYANMAR

YANGON, Myanmar, Five more private group companies, have signed a cooperation agreement with the state-run Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV), to operate as content providers, for digital free-to-air TV channels, in a multi-play out system of MRTV, it was reported,… Read More

US Commerce Department Urges Curbs on Steel, Aluminum Imports

The Commerce Department is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on aluminum and steel imports from China and other countries.Unveiling the recommendations Friday, Secretary Wilbur Ross said in the case of both industries the imports threaten to… Read More

US Commerce Department Urges Curbs on Steel, Aluminum Imports

The Commerce Department is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on aluminum and steel imports from China and other countries.Unveiling the recommendations Friday, Secretary Wilbur Ross said in the case of both industries the imports threaten to… Read More

Cambodian Political Opposition Movement Calls For Boycott of Firms Owned by PM’s Family

A movement started by exiled opposition lawmakers in Cambodia has launched a campaign boycotting products sold by companies owned by the family of Prime Minister Hun Sen, the country’s long-time leader who is using his power to eliminate his competitors… Read More