Railroaded: The Chinese High-Speed Train Network No One Else Really Wants

Trefor Moss
Wall Street Journal
Terrain is easy, negotiations hard, as construction begins on politically fraught route through Southeast Asia.

AP Exclusive: China Lawyer’s Family Says U.S. Helped Them Flee

Gerry Shih
Washington Post
Chen Guiqiu whose husband, prominent rights lawyer Xie Yang, is held on charge of inciting subversion made a harrowing flight from China with her daughters chased by Chinese security agents across Southeast Asia.

Thailand Bars Entry to Teenage HK Activist “at China’s Request”

Venus Wu and Cod Satrusayang
Reuters
Joshua Wong was detained in Bangkok where he had been invited to speak at universities about Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement"...

Thailand Calls Off Deal for China to Finance Railway

Nopparat Chaichalearmmongkol
Wall Street Journal
Thailand has been struggling to secure what it considers a satisfactory financing deal from Beijing for the 250 kilometer rail line.

China’s Message to Dissenters: Flee If You Dare

Patrick Winn
USA Today
Recent months have seen an unprecedented expansion of China’s power to snatch up detractors across borders.

No Escape? China's Crackdown on Dissent Goes Global

Ivan Watson, Pamela Boykoff, Kocha...
CNN
At least four dissidents of Chinese origin disappeared from Thailand in the last four months...only to resurface back in Chinese custody.

Thailand Deports 2 Dissidents to China, Rights Groups Say

CHRIS BUCKLEY
New York Times
The groups denounced the act, by the Thai authorities, as a betrayal of the two men’s right to flee feared political persecution and torture.

Suspect in Bangkok Bombing Has Chinese Passport, Thailand Says

Thomas Fuller
New York Times
The bombing was connected to the grievances of Uighurs who say they are oppressed by ethnic Han.

Thailand Deports 100 Muslim Uighurs to China

Noppart Chaichalearmmongkol and Te-Ping...
Wall Street Journal
Thailand deported some 100 members of a Turkic Muslim minority group wanted by China as illegal migrants, drawing a rare rebuke from the United Nations and causing protesters in Turkey to storm a Thai consulate. 

In Remote Thai Villages, Legacy of China’s Lost Army Endures

Amy Qin
New York Times
At night, traditional Chinese red lanterns illuminate the hotels, shop fronts and Yunnanese-style restaurants lining the main road in this highland village of just over 1,000 people. On one recent evening, as the mist rose off a nearby reservoir,...