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 2021-09-24 21:52 

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More Than 80 Percent of Indonesia's Vaccine Supply Comes From China...

An Indonesian group monitoring the pandemic said in July that some health workers fully vaccinated with Sinovac had died from COVID-19, with Thailand making a similar announcement that same month....

 2021-09-24 21:03 

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Cambodia Defends Decision to Hire US Lobbying Firm to Improve Its Image...

The government has agreed to pay Qorvis nearly US $70,000 a month for strategic communications services....

 2021-09-24 20:28 

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Hundreds of Myanmar Junta Security Personnel Defect Over Past Two Weeks...

At least 3,000 soldiers and police have switched sides since the Feb. 1 coup....

 2021-09-24 18:45 

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Chinese Official Calls For Upgrade to Nationwide Security Network...

Political and legal affairs official Chen Yixin says uncertainty is growing, and social unrest should be prevented by better surveillance....

 2021-09-24 17:04 

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North Korean Leader's Sister Seen as Erratic and Arrogant at Home, Officials Say...

"It seems that she doesn't know when to hold her tongue, and she also lacks humility," said a Ryanggang province official....

 2021-09-24 16:36 

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Photo gallery: Researchers in Cambodia probe COVID-19's origins...

Researchers from the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge in Phnom Penh have been working in northern Cambodia to collect samples from bats that a decade ago were found to have a virus similar to the one that causes COVID-19. An eight-member team has been capturi...

 2021-09-24 16:15 

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China's Power Producers Face Bankruptcy Threat...

Generating companies are squeezed between record coal costs and fixed electricity rates....

 2021-09-24 15:29 

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China Accuses US of 'Undermining Stability' as Vigil Organizers Consider Disbanding...

The ruling Chinese Communist Party underscores its claim that Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests were fomented by foreign powers....

 2021-09-24 13:13 

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Chinese Asylum-Seeker's Parents Arrested by Chongqing State Security Police...

Wang Jingyu's father Wang Bing and mother Han Qing are detained after months of police surveillance....

 2021-09-24 02:56 

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UN Says Military Has Brought Myanmar to Brink of 'Collapse' in Damning Report on Rights Violations...

Human Rights czar Michelle Bachelet urges the international community to act before it is too late....

 2021-09-23 23:31 

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Rights Activists Call For Release of Uyghur Scholar on Seventh Anniversary of His Jailing...

Ilham Tohti is serving a life sentence for 'separatism' for his work to end discrimination against Uyghurs....

 2021-09-23 23:11 

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US Judge: Facebook Must Release Content Linked to Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar...

Facebook was slow to respond to concerns about how its platform played a role in Myanmar's persecution of its Rohingya minority, a US judge says....

 2021-09-23 22:42 

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Lao Workers on China-Backed Railway Project Go Unpaid for Almost Two Months...

Twenty at one work site are paid after they cut off power to the project, but more than a hundred are still waiting for their pay....

 2021-09-23 22:34 

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Vietnamese Dissident Receives Death Threats Over Criticism of China's COVID Vaccines...

Mac Van Trang told officials in Ho Chi Minh City not to accept Sinopharm doses donated by a local conglomerate....

 2021-09-23 22:24 

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Cambodia to Pay $70,000 a Month to Washington Lobby Firm...

Qorvis has agreed to "provide strategic communications and media relations services in support of increasing public awareness along with travel and tourism for the Kingdom of Cambodia."...

 2021-09-23 20:35 

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A House of Cards...

China's troubled Evergrande Group appears in danger of collapse under the weight of huge debts, raising concerns that the real estate giant could take much of China's highly leveraged economy down with it. The firm's debt troubles have spooked...

 2021-09-23 19:11 

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Vietnam Protests China Y-20 Aircraft Mission in Spratlys...

China should respect international law as well as the "common understanding shared by Vietnamese and Chinese leaders of remaining issues at seam" Hanoi said....

 2021-09-23 19:02 

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Hong Kong Court Denies Bail to Fourth Student Activist on 'Subversion' Charge...

The city's largest pro-democracy party debates dissolution in the face of new election rules designed to exclude genuine political opposition....

 2021-09-23 18:54 

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Tibetans Fear 'Chinese-Style' Homes in Qinghai Earthquake Reconstruction...

Newly built structures won't reflect traditional Tibetan architectural styles, some earthquake survivors say....

 2021-09-23 18:19 

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Hong Kong 'Double Tenth' Celebrations Canceled After Security Chief Warning...

Events marking the Oct. 10, 1911 revolution that ushered in the Republic of China under the Kuomintang could breach the national security law, a top official says....

 2021-09-23 12:43 

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'I Have to Keep Going For my Son': Jailed Activist's Mother...

Writer Gu Xiao says she thinks her son Guo Quan, who recently stood trial for 'subversion' is innocent, but expects him to be sent to prison....

 2021-09-22 23:17 

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Once Bustling Yangon Eerily Silent Amid Military Arrests, Anti-Junta Bombings...

The former epicenter of anti-coup protests is nearly empty by day and a ghost town at night....

 2021-09-22 23:14 

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Vietnam's President Lobbies at UN Session for COVID-19 Vaccine Help...

Nguyen Xuan Phuc has gotten donations from South Korea, Italy and others....

 2021-09-22 22:42 

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Cambodian Migrants Facing Lack of Jobs at Home Want to Return to Thailand...
 2021-09-22 22:34 

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Tibet's Exile Leader Sees 'Positive Signals' on Possible Talks With China...

Penpa Tsering says he remains cautious, though, pending assurances the signals are 'genuine and trustworthy.'...

 2021-09-22 20:47 

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Malaysia to Seek China's Views on AUKUS Pact in Minister's Beijing Visit...

One expert calls the proposed consultation 'inappropriate,' noting Malaysia is not a member of the AUKUS Pact and will appear to be siding with China, the Pact's potential target....

 2021-09-22 17:58 

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Taiwan Applies to Join Trans-Pacific Free Trade Area, Days After China...

The bid comes amid an import ban on Taiwanese apples by China, which Taiwan says is an attempt at political suppression of its economy....

 2021-09-22 16:11 

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Leader of Cambodia's Banned Opposition Party Would Offer Amnesty to Hun Sen...

"If we continue to seek revenge we will never have closure," Sam Rainsy says....

 2021-09-22 16:06 

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Taiwan is The Fifth-Best Place in The World For Online Freedom: Freedom House Report...

Freedom of speech enjoys widespread protection, although the government has taken action against disinformation campaigns backed by Beijing....

 2021-09-22 14:24 

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China, US Face Off at United Nations Amid Concerns Over Growing Authoritarianism...

Biden warns of the global threat of 'attempts to dominate' through economic coercion, technological exploitation, and disinformation....

 2021-09-21 23:51 

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Partners of Cambodian Prince Bidding for French Soccer Club Linked to FIFA 'Bribery' Case...

Prince Norodom Ravichak, a nephew of King Norodom Sihamoni, has a public image of a businessman and philanthropist....

 2021-09-21 23:42 

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North Korean Food Shortages Hobble Autumn Holiday Rituals and Feasts...

High food prices make it impossible to observe Chuseok, an important holiday in Korean culture....

 2021-09-21 23:35 

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Attacks on Military on The Rise in Myanmar's Ethnic Regions After NUG Declaration of War...

Ethnic armed organizations say the people now realize 'they must fend for themselves.'...

 2021-09-21 22:16 

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China Survey Ship Lingering in EEZ Poses Dilemma for Indonesia...

Indonesia shares a dilemma with other governments of maritime Southeast Asia how to respond to China's assertion of its sweeping claims in the South China Sea....

 2021-09-21 21:48 

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Internet Freedom Collapses in Myanmar, But China Still 'Worst' in Rankings: Report...

Freedom House ranked China last for the seventh year in a row, calling it 'the world's worst abuser of internet freedom.'...

 2021-09-21 19:47 

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Philippines Throws Support Behind AUKUS Pact...

Malaysia and Indonesia have expressed alarm over nuclear submarines operating in regional waters, however....

 2021-09-21 19:17 

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Hong Kong Rights Lawyers Concern Group Disbands After Police Letter...

The group says it has already begun 'voluntary liquidation,' the latest in a line of civil society groups to dissolve after political denunciation and police investigation....

 2021-09-21 15:36 

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Chinese Journalist, Rights Activist Incommunicado, Likely Detained, in Guangzhou...

#MeToo activist and journalist Sophia Huang had been due to begin a degree at the University of Sussex after being awarded a Chevening Scholarship....

 2021-09-21 14:06 

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Vietnamese Border Region Residents Remove China's Electrified Fencing...

The construction of a high-voltage border fence between China's Guangxi region and Vietnam creates ill-feeling....

 2021-09-21 12:50 

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Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Tortured Again After Complaining About Torture...

Chang Weiping is subjected to cruel and degrading treatment by state security police in Shaanxi, an overseas rights group says....

 2021-09-21 02:22 

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Uyghur Exile Group Leader Turned Back Trying to Enter Turkey...

Turkey's travel ban on World Uyghur Congress President Dolkun Isa had been lifted this month....

 2021-09-21 00:35 

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Cambodia PM Hun Sen Walks Back Death Threat on Exiled Scholar...

Political analysts urge wariness about promises from Hun Sen....

 2021-09-20 23:22 

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Former State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Oppose Armed Rebellion in Myanmar...
 2021-09-20 21:40 

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Baptist Group in Myanmar's Chin State Condemns Army Killing of Local Pastor...

Pastor Cung Biak Hum, 31, was shot and killed when he ran to put out fires set by government soldiers during an attack in Chin state's Thantlang town....

 2021-09-20 20:43 

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Vietnam Will Buy 10 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses From Cuba...

The homegrown vaccine rollout hit a snag due to insufficient efficacy data....

 2021-09-20 20:03 

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Three Student Activists For 'Inciting Subversion'...

Police say snacks and personal items stored for donation to prisoners are intended to incite 'hatred' of the government....

 2021-09-20 19:43 

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Australian Navy Ships Touring SE Asia Make Port Call in Vietnam...

Australia "is a strong proponent of a rules-based maritime order," said Canberra's ambassador to ASEAN, Will Nankervis....

 2021-09-20 18:21 

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Lao Christians Formerly Evicted from Their Villages Still Wait For New Homes...

Christians in rural areas of Laos remain subject to discrimination at the hands of local authorities despite protection under national law....

 2021-09-20 18:09 

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Hong Kong's Alliance Began With A Million-Strong March of Solidarity...

The group mobilized a mass march amid a typhoon warning on May 21, 1989 to show solidarity with the student-led protests on Tiananmen Square....

 2021-09-20 13:55 

Radio Free Asia

Only 'Patriots' Voted Onto Hong Kong's New Election Committee...

The closed circle election puts in place an electoral system where no genuine political opposition can exist....

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