China’s ball-buoy barrier near disputed shoal | Indonesian quake survivors left in limbo | European companies dodging rules to scrap ships in Bangladesh

What happened to the ball-buoy barrier China installed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea? Thousands of Indonesian quake survivors have been living in temporary shelters for five years. European shipping companies are scrapping ships in Bangladesh when they’re not supposed to, a new report by the Humans Rights Watch finds. And a Thai court sentenced anti-royal activist to four years in prison.