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 2021-07-23 13:40 

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China Claims Progress in Anti-Inflation Campaign...

Price control tactics raise policy concerns....

 2021-07-23 12:47 

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Flood-Hit Henan Struggles in Disaster Aftermath With More Rain Coming...

Official media and spokespersons don't seem to be reporting the full extent of the damage and loss of life, local residents say....

 2021-07-23 12:10 

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Tokyo's Olympic Games: A Reporter Looks Back...

This year's games will go ahead, though spectators will be barred from most events amid concerns over COVID-19....

 2021-07-23 00:01 

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COVID-19 Patients Sheltering in Jungle Amid Clashes in Myanmar's Sagaing Region...

Aid workers say they have no way of assisting the patients who fled a treatment center last week....

 2021-07-22 21:54 

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Three Years On, Lao Flood Survivors Still Dealing With Aftermath of Dam Collapse...

Residents of six hard-hit villages say they have been given unsuitable farmland and remain in temporary shelters....

 2021-07-22 21:33 

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Prisoners in Vietnam Believed to be Ill After Lengthy Hunger Strikes...

Family concerned about prisoner's health after missed phone call....

 2021-07-22 20:29 

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China's President Xi Jinping Makes Unannounced Visit to Tibetan Capital Lhasa...

The surprise visit comes amid restrictions on Lhasa residents' movements and the closing of the Potala Palace, winter residence of the Dalai Lama....

 2021-07-22 18:24 

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Two Changsha Funeng Activists Jailed For Two, Three Years...

The authorities confirm sentences handed to Liu Dazhi and Wu Ge Jianxiong, but not the outcome for Cheng Yuan....

 2021-07-22 15:11 

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Couple Apply For Asylum in The Netherlands After Dramatic Rescue From Chinese Agents...

Wang Jingyu and Wu Huan were illegally detained and mistreated by cops, consular staff and border guards in three countries at Beijing's behest....

 2021-07-22 13:12 

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Five Over 'Seditious' Sheep in Childrens' Books...

The arrests were made in a morning raid on a speech therapists' union that published the books, which police say 'poisoned' the minds of young children....

 2021-07-22 00:35 

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New Scoring System on Entrance Exams Raises Bar For Tibetans Pursuing Native Language Studies...

The reduced weight of Tibetan language scores means fewer Tibetans will be accepted at top tier secondary schools....

 2021-07-22 00:25 

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Myanmar on Brink of COVID-19 Catastrophe Due to Junta's Lack of Leadership: Medical Experts...

The public has no confidence in the regime to control the outbreak, they say....

 2021-07-21 23:45 

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Death of Two North Korean Prisoners Highlights Starvation Diets...

Prisoners cut off from family visits due to coronavirus are going hungry....

 2021-07-21 23:06 

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Cambodia Charges Three Mother Nature Activists With Conspiracy...

The trio could face additional 10-years sentences on top of their current jail terms....

 2021-07-21 22:37 

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China Stages Dancing, Happy Talk For Uyghur Religious Holiday Celebrations...

'China's putting on a show for Qurban Eid under international pressure,' says Ilshat Hassan of the World Uyghur Congress....

 2021-07-21 20:49 

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Still No Trial Date for Two Vietnamese Land Rights Activists Detained Over a Year Ago...

Two others remain in solitary confinement following sentencing in May....

 2021-07-21 19:58 

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Philippines: Asia Cannot Afford South China Sea War...

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expects to discuss Mutual Defense Treaty when U.S. counterpart Lloyd Austin visits next week....

 2021-07-21 19:06 

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Hong Kong Marks Second Anniversary of Bloody Yuen Long Attacks...

Attempts to establish who did exactly what on the night of July 21, 2019 have led to prosecution, or foundered amid a crackdown under the national security law....

 2021-07-21 15:18 

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Three Hong Kong Journalists Behind Bars For 'Colluding With Foreign Powers'...

Police make one new arrest under a draconian national security law, and revoke bail for two other former Apple Daily editors....

 2021-07-21 12:12 

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Henan Residents Hit Out at Lack of Warning of Zhengzhou Flood Horror...

Local residents say the government should have had a defense and rescue plan in place....

 2021-07-21 02:05 

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North Koreans Alarmed by Starvation Deaths of Well-Off Ethnic Chinese...

Once the envy of their neighbors, Chinese "Hwagyo" are now starving like the poorest citizens....

 2021-07-21 00:45 

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Veteran Myanmar Politician Nyan Win Dies in Detention of COVID-19...

Observers say the military allowed his death to occur, knowing he suffered from a medical condition....

 2021-07-21 00:15 

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Myanmar Detains Three Soldiers for Alleged Rape and Murder of Kachin Woman...

Rights groups say the military justice system lacks sufficient transparency to deliver justice....

 2021-07-20 23:10 

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Communist Party Meeting in Tibet Underscores China's Assimilation Drive...

Declarations made at the Lhasa meeting affirm Beijing's plan to fully absorb Tibet into China, experts say....

 2021-07-20 22:59 

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UK Parliamentary Committee Puts Out Uyghur-Language Report on Abuses in Xinjiang...

'Uyghurs and other ethnic minority groups in Xinjiang are suffering genocide,' the UK Foreign Affairs Committee says....

 2021-07-20 22:32 

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Prisons, Migrant Workers Key Fronts in Battle Against COVID-19 in Cambodia, Laos...

The two Southeast Asian nations are grappling with rising numbers of confirmed virus cases....

 2021-07-20 21:05 

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Vietnamese Facebook Users Draw Long Prison Terms For 'Anti-State' Posts...

Nguyen Van Lam and Tran Hoang Minh are sentenced to nine years and five years respectively for posting and sharing articles and videos criticizing Vietnam's communist government online....

 2021-07-20 19:54 

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Hong Kong Bans Broadcaster From Saying 'Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen'...

The move comes amid concerns that top-down government directives will become the norm for Radio Television Hong Kong....

 2021-07-20 16:49 

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Lawyers Submit Closing Arguments in Hong Kong's First National Security Trial...

Tong Ying-kit faces life imprisonment after he rode a motorbike carrying a flag bearing a banned protest slogan....

 2021-07-20 14:44 

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US-Trained Uyghur Scientist Found Detained After His WeChat Went Silent...

The reason Tursunjan Nurmamat is detained and under investigation is unclear....

 2021-07-20 13:53 

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Chinese Billionaire Who Helped Rights Lawyers Describes 'Inhumane' Detention...

Sun Dawu and his relatives tell his ongoing trial about 'cruel and inhumane treatment' in incommunicado detention....

 2021-07-20 01:30 

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Interview: 'Up to 400,000 Lives Could be Lost' Without Prompt Action by Myanmar Junta...

"The recent military coup is not helping the situation and instead it's making it worse," says Zaw Wai Soe....

 2021-07-20 00:33 

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Philippine Coast Guard Challenges Chinese Warship in South China Sea...

Incident occurred near Marie Louis Bank within Manila's exclusive economic zone in South China Sea....

 2021-07-20 00:28 

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Myanmar's Shadow Government Warns 400,000 Could Die in COVID-19 Third Wave...

Sources say military disperses crowds lining up to buy oxygen amid severe shortage....

 2021-07-20 00:04 

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US Forms Global Coalition to Shame China on Malicious Cyber Activities...

Washington says Beijing contracts hackers to conduct attacks like the one on Microsoft in March....

 2021-07-19 23:56 

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Concern About Fate of 50 North Korean Escapees Sent Home by China...

Witnesses say they are worried that the escapees will be executed....

 2021-07-19 22:57 

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Detained Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Excluded From Martyrs' Day Observance...

Critics says the hopes of Aung San San Suu Kyi's father and other slain independence figures remain unfulfilled....

 2021-07-19 22:44 

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Cambodian Court Authorities Refuse to Let Mother See Autistic Son During Hearing...

Kak Sovannchhay, 16, faces charges of inciting social unrest and insulting public officials....

 2021-07-19 17:54 

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China Clamps Down on Homegrown Tech Giants Amid Nationalization Drive...

Government curbs on the activities of online service providers come as the ruling party forges ahead with nationalization....

 2021-07-19 15:54 

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Police in China's Wuhan Hold Man Over Demolition Murders...

Shu Lifa's wife says he lost control of his emotions after months of camping in a shipping container on the ruins of his former home....

 2021-07-19 15:23 

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Beijing Sends Hong Kong's Political System 'Back to The 1950s': Analysts...

Families race to leave ahead of a visa deadline, while businesses express concern over possible internet censorship....

 2021-07-17 01:20 

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Nearly 50 Held in Myanmar's Insein Prison Now Infected With COVID-19...

International experts accuse Myanmar's military rulers of 'weaponizing'; the virus by blocking aid from civil society and humanitarian groups....

 2021-07-17 00:11 

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North Korea to Hold Local Officials Responsible for Rainy Season Crop Losses This Year...

A nationwide survey is underway to confiscate illegal farmland....

 2021-07-16 23:53 

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Cambodia to 'Negotiate With China' For COVID-19 Jabs in Bid to End Outbreak...

But opposition chief Sam Rainsy questions PM Hun Sen's insistence on procuring Sinovac doses....

 2021-07-16 23:42 

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Nearly Two Dozen Killed Amid New Clashes in Myanmar's Beleaguered Sagaing Region...

The deaths included 19 military troops, two militiamen, and two civilians, sources said....

 2021-07-16 23:37 

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Interview: 'We Are Gravely Concerned About the Deteriorating Situation in China'...

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Nury Turkel underscored threats to all faiths in China....

 2021-07-16 21:19 

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Welcome to Thailand: Pandemic Impacts Tourists, Migrant Workers in Starkly Different Ways...

Thailand reopens Phuket Island, a popular tourist spot, while activists and migrant workers in the country struggle to stay healthy....

 2021-07-16 21:13 

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Purge of Mosque Clergy in Xinjiang's Ghulja Leaves Nobody Left to Conduct Ceremonies...

Chinese authorities took into custody seven religious leaders from the Tahtiyun Mosque in 2018....

 2021-07-16 21:03 

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Laos Sends Six COVID-19 Super-Spreaders to Prison...

The group brought two Thai men infected with COVID-19 across the border into Laos, spreading infection in karaoke bars and other entertainment venues....

 2021-07-16 18:58 

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China Tries Agriculture Magnate Sun Dawu Amid Tight Security...

Dozens of plainclothes police and officials descend on Hebei's Gaobeidian city, with mobile signal jamming and additional surveillance technology in place....

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