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2020/03/24 | Voice of America
Singapore Bucks Virus Trend as Schools Reopen
Facing the prospect of economic crisis, Singapore re-opens its schools.
2020/05/27 | Voice of America
Hong Kong Police Blockade Legislature Ahead of National Anthem Vote
Hong Kong's legislative complex was the site of clashes between protesters and police ahead of discussions of a controversial bill that would make disrespecting China's national anthem a crime.
2020/05/06 | Voice of America
Philippines Orders Leading TV Network to Halt Operations
Philippines' ABS-CBN Corp., which frequently criticized President Rodrigo Duterte, was ordered to stop operating because its license expired; critics call the move an assault on press freedom.
2020/04/17 | Voice of America
Trump Announces Plan to Reopen US Economy
U.S. President Donald Trump announced a three-step plan titled "Opening Up America Again" to reopen businesses.
2020/05/18 | Voice of America
For Many Cambodians, Debt Repayment Bigger Threat Than Covid-19
Covid-19 has exposed the vulnerabilities of Cambodia's microfinance system. Millions are at risk of losing land and homes put up as collateral.
2020/04/30 | Voice of America
How a Taiwanese Baseball League Opened Its 2020 Season Despite Covid-19
Taiwan's baseball league is the only one still running in the world during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020/06/04 | Voice of America
Philippines Reinstates Pact With US Military
The Philippines has decided to reinstate its Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States, an about-face from President Duterte's plans in February to cancel the pact.
2020/05/29 | Voice of America
China’s Hong Kong Security Law Risks 'Intimidating’ US, Observers Say
As the National People's Congress concludes in China, analysts fear that the approval of the Hong Kong national security law may undermine the city's semi-autonomous status and lead to a U.S.-China Cold War.
2020/05/25 | Voice of America
Uyghurs in US Say China Using Detained Family Members in Forced Interviews
Chinese media has released a series of separate videos showed Uighurs in Xinjiang allegedly denouncing their detention as propaganda. Uighur community members in the United States are expressing skepticism.
2020/04/14 | Voice of America
Covid-19 Cases Near Zero in Taiwan, But Restrictions Remain
Although Taiwan's Covid-19 case count grows by only a few cases per day, emergency government policies will remain in place until the crisis overseas abates.
2020/05/14 | Voice of America
Country-to-Country Bubbles: New Way to Travel in Asia After Covid-19
Countries in Asia Pacific are recovering from the pandemic and they might be able to open up regional travel soon.
2020/05/08 | Voice of America
US Rallies Support to Back Taiwan's WHO Bid
The US move is seen as an open rebuke to China, which has been blocking Taiwan's representation at WHO meetings
2020/04/20 | Voice of America
Could Virus See Rohingya 'Floating Coffins' Crisis Return to ASEAN?
Human rights groups are urging Malaysia and Thailand to accept the Rohingya refugees who are floating between the shores.
2020/06/01 | Voice of America
On US College Campuses, Student Groups Call for Closure of Beijing-Funded Confucius Institutes
An open letter from two major U.S. college political organizations has called for the closure of Confucius Institutes, citing the threat the institutes pose to academic freedom.
2020/03/27 | Voice of America
US Leads the World in Coronavirus Cases
New York state is the epicenter of the US outbreak, where the number of confirmed cases is growing by 3,000 a day.
2020/04/02 | Voice of America
Trump Stopped, But Taiwan Still Refers to Covid-19 as 'Chinese Virus'
Government officials, media, and the public in Taiwan call COVID-19 the "Wuhan pneumonia" after the Chinese city where it was discovered.
2020/04/15 | Voice of America
Africans in China Complain of Coronavirus-Linked Discrimination
Reports of evictions in Guangzhou and quarantines targeting Africans has caused diplomatic tensions.
2020/04/09 | Voice of America
Coronavirus Turns Vietnam from Recipient to Donor
Vietnam donates medical supplies to richer nations despite smaller economy.