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2020/05/21 | Voice of America
HK Public Broadcaster Suspends Satirical Show After Government Reprimand
Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK was forced to suspend a satirical show and apologize for allegedly insulting the police.
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.
2020/05/14 | 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
2020/05/06 | 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.
2020/04/30 | 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.
2020/04/28 | Voice of America
Who Is Kim Jong Un’s Sister?
Kim Yo Jong has been quite visible around Kim Jong Un in the past two years, including during high-profile meetings between leaders of the U.S. and North Korea.
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.
2020/04/17 | 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.
2020/04/15 | Voice of America
Africans in China Complain of Coronavirus-Linked Discrimination
Reports of evictions in Guangzhou and quarantines targeting Africans has caused diplomatic tensions.
2020/04/14 | 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.
2020/04/09 | Voice of America
Coronavirus Turns Vietnam from Recipient to Donor
Vietnam donates medical supplies to richer nations despite smaller economy.
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.
2020/03/30 | Voice of America
Hassled in China, American Journalists Are Invited to Try Taiwan. Why Would They Go?
Taiwan's foreign minister said the five American journalists expelled from China are welcome to station in Taiwan.
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.
2020/03/24 | Voice of America
Singapore Bucks Virus Trend as Schools Reopen
Facing the prospect of economic crisis, Singapore re-opens its schools.
2020/03/23 | Voice of America
Coronavirus Technology Carries Troubling Side Effects for Privacy, Press Freedom 
Global emergency measures and tools to tackle COVID-19 outbreak risk privacy, free expression rights, international bodies warn.
2020/03/17 | Voice of America
'Unprecedented' Lockdown of Manila Expected to Cut Philippine Economic Growth
The Philippine capital and its core suburbs will ban people from coming or going through April 14 to contain spread of the coronavirus.