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2020/03/03 | Global Voices
Japan Has Three Months to Decide Fate of 2020 Olympics
Battered by criticism, the Shinzo Abe administration scrambles to save Japan from the COVID-19 outbreak before the Olympics is due.
2019/12/13 | Global Voices
Chinese Library Staff Burn Books in Public, Causing Social Media Uproar
An image of Chinese library staff burning books in public has sparked online outrage among Chinese scholars.
2019/10/31 | Global Voices
Taipei Court Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by 8,000 Vietnam Marine Disaster Victims
Human rights and environmental lawyers slammed the Taiwanese court for disregarding Vietnam's human rights situation for the 2016 marine disaster case.
2019/10/14 | Global Voices
Japanese Students Urge Government to Halt Overseas Fossil Fuel Investment
Young climate activists in Japan are joining the global climate strike to urge their government to end coal funding and related technology exports to other countries.
2019/09/03 | Global Voices
A 'Dunkirk' Rerun in Hong Kong's Airport Evacuation
Hong Kong protesters were trapped in the airport highway on Sep 1 and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue in a 'Dunkirk' fashion.
2019/08/21 | Global Voices
Twitter Removes China-Linked Accounts in a Disinformation Crackdown
Twitter clamps down on spam and fake accounts originated from China that are aimed at spreading disinformation on the protests in Hong Kong.
2019/07/26 | Global Voices
Puerto Rico Governor Resigns After Two Weeks of Protests
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigns under the pressure of massive protests.
2019/03/21 | Global Voices
Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev Resigns but Leaves Little Hope for Reform
Power is expected to stay within the family following the longtime leader's shock resignation.
2019/03/19 | Global Voices
When People Disappear in China, They Also Disappear on WeChat
When Ye Jianming, former chairman of CEFC China Energy, disappeared, censors got to work scrubbing his name from WeChat.
2019/03/04 | Global Voices
Banned From WeChat: Huawei, ZTE, 'Amazing China' and 'Salted Fish'
Don't talk about Meng Wanzhou, don't talk about the US ban on ZTE, don't call Huawei a 'demon's mirror.'
2019/02/18 | Global Voices
INTERVIEW: Inside Australia's Decision to Ban Chinese Tycoon Huang Xiangmo
An interview with researcher W.L. Yeung by the Chinese Border-Crossing Question and Answer Project.
2019/02/18 | Global Voices
Searching for the True South Asian Origins of Biryani
Its true birthplace is a topic of hot debate, but everyone agrees that biryani is delicious.
2019/02/11 | Global Voices
'I Won't Stop': Kazakh Man Seeks Justice for Family in Xinjiang Crackdown
'Some Kazakhs were cowards. We don't say anything about what is happening to our neighbors until it happens to us.'