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Advocacy groups criticize as flawed human rights panel established by Philippine leader

Earlier this month, President Marcos announced the creation of a so-called “super body” to promote human rights.

Malaysia’s new censorship guidelines restrict content even more, filmmakers say

The rules shut down discussion by prohibiting the questioning of “cultural values,” rights activists say.

South China Sea dispatch: Excitement, fear fill Philippine voyage to Scarborough Shoal

A BenarNews correspondent recounts his experience sailing aboard a Filipino civilian convoy to waters near disputed shoal.

PNG sheep farm takes aim at unhealthy reliance on imported lamb flaps

Some Pacific island nations have banned lamb flaps because they contribute to obesity.

Thai minister resigns over court petition seeking PM’s ouster for appointing him

Forty senators, who petitioned Constitutional Court, say ex-minister should not have been appointed because of criminal record.

PNG sheep farm takes aim at unhealthy reliance on imported lamb flaps

Some Pacific island nations have banned lamb flaps because they contribute to obesity.