The Ministry of Justice is to implement a pilot project involving community sentences to reduce pretrial detention.
Ten workers’ unions meet with UN watchdog on human rights in Cambodia, many voicing concern over union law.
The Singapore Cooperation Programme was established in 1992 to share our development experience with others.
The United States and China piled pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the UN approved sanctions.
The wards are crowded with beds, all just a few centimetres apart, filled with elderly people who sit quietly staring into space or lie huddled under blankets.
Qatar Airways expects access to three routes over international waters in early August, after a meeting discussing air corridors for Doha.
Britain and Australia urge China to lead North Korea to drop its nuclear programme.
“Fairy tales come true in Paju” is the advertising from the Korean Tourism Board. But it was nightmares that were all too true during the Korean war.
The United States is making progress in talks with China on imposing new sanctions on Pyongyang over latest missile test, but Russian engagement will be “true test”.
The UN accused Australia yesterday of backtracking on a deal to relax its strong stance on asylum-seekers and resettle some refugees now held in overseas detention on home soil.
Activists and journalists in newly democratic Myanmar continue to be followed and questioned by state surveillance agents, according to a UN envoy.
Rohingya Muslim women lined up to tell reporters of missing husbands, mothers and sons as international media were escorted to a village in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state affected by violence since October.