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Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Sep 21, 2016

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Cambodia has deported 50 Chinese and 13 Taiwanese citizens to China over an alleged internet scam, a senior police official said Wednesday. The move came in apparent compliance with a demand from Beijing. The suspects were flown out of Cambodia on Tuesday, said Gen. ...

China probes company accused of North Korea trade violations

Sep 21, 2016

China probes company accused of North Korea trade violations

Chinese authorities are investigating a company that researchers say sold North Korea materials that can be used by its growing nuclear weapons program in a crackdown that reflects Beijing’s growing frustration with its isolated neighbor. The announcement about Hongxiang Industrial Development Co. in Dandong, ...

Sep 20, 2016

India launches first internet hotline to tackle surge in child porn

India on Monday launched its first internet hotline to encourage people to report online child pornography and curb a surge in photographs and videos on the internet showing children being sexually exploited, the founders of the initiative said. Siddharth Pillai, co-director of Indian anti-trafficking ...

U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

Sep 20, 2016

U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting ...

Sep 19, 2016

British baron's daughter dies in Philippine drug war

A daughter of the late British baron Lord Moynihan has been killed in the Philippines where the government is waging a deadly war on drugs, police said Monday. Maria Aurora Moynihan, 45, was shot by unknown attackers who left her by the side of ...

Thais search for missing as 18 die in pilgrim boat accident

Sep 19, 2016

Thais search for missing as 18 die in pilgrim boat accident

Divers pulled at least two bodies from the bowels of a submerged riverboat Monday after the overcrowded vessel carrying Muslim pilgrims sank in Thailand’s Chao Phraya River, leaving 18 people dead. The accident happened Sunday afternoon near the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a popular ...

Sep 19, 2016

Chinese paper calls opposition to Myanmar dams 'extreme'

Opposition to Chinese-invested hydropower programs in Myanmar is being orchestrated by “extreme” groups in the country and has heavily damaged joint investment projects, an influential Chinese newspaper wrote on Monday. The suspension in 2011 of the $3.6-billion Myitsone megadam project by former president Thein ...