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2020/03/05 | Voice of America
North Korea Military May Become Hotbed of Coronavirus Infections
Defectors said crowded, often unhygienic barracks and soldiers' poor diet could lead to a rapid spread of the coronavirus, which in turn could pose a serious threat to North Korea's regime stability.
2020/02/27 | Voice of America
This Hearty Group of Filipinos Is Staying Strong Worldwide Despite Virus Outbreaks
2.3 million overseas Filipino workers are adamant on staying put, in the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
2020/02/21 | Voice of America
South Korea Reports First Coronavirus Death as Outbreak Enters 'New Phase'
With South Korea seeing an increase in novel coronavirus infections and reporting its first death, the country is stepping up measures against the outbreak and the economic fallout.
2020/02/18 | Voice of America
Chinese Activist Detained After Calling on Xi Jinping to Resign
In the latest crackdown on free speech, Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong was detained after calling Xi Jinping "clueless" on the coronavirus outbreak.
2020/02/10 | Voice of America
Parasite Makes History at Oscars
In a historic victory, Parasite is the first non-English film to win best picture, the Academy's most prestigious award.
2020/02/05 | Voice of America
In Myanmar, Betel Quid Chewing Remains Popular Despite Risks
Myanmar can't seem to kick Betel quid chewing, a collective addiction that causes terminal illness among other alarming health issues.
2020/02/03 | Voice of America
Singapore Prepares for Doctor Visits Over Video Call
Singapore looks to add to its regional lead in medical technology by regulating telemedicine.
2020/01/25 | Voice of America
China Tries to Stop Spread of Virus But No Vaccine in Sight
China's all-out effort to curb the disease involves military doctors and the creation of scientific and infrastructure arrangements to deal with the challenge. However, developing a vaccine and medicine remains a challenge.
2020/01/20 | Voice of America
Chinese Health Officials Report Huge Spike in Cases of New Virus
136 new cases of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus were confirmed in Wuhan over the past three days, and officials still know very little about how it's transmitted.
2020/01/14 | Voice of America
Taiwan Elections Belie Notion of ‘Asian Value,’ Says Analyst
Taiwan’s election this week, along with South Korea’s successful democratic transition in the 1990s, challenged the notion that democracy isn't suited for Asian cultures.
2020/01/07 | Voice of America
Philippines Would Hurt Tourism, Ease Political Disputes by Requiring Americans to Get Visas
The Philipipnes' tourism sector would take a hit, but a visa rule for Americans would ease tension over a criminal case in Manila.
2019/12/31 | Voice of America
Chinese Pastor Wang Yi Given 9 Year Sentence on State Subversion
Human rights activists say verdict paints bleak picture of government-led persecution of religious groups under Chinese President Xi Jinping.
2019/12/26 | Voice of America
Clashes Mar Christmas Celebrations in Hong Kong
Christmas celebrations in Hong Kong were disrupted by riot police violently dispersing anti-government protesters.
2019/12/23 | Voice of America
Martial Law Set to End in Restive Philippine South as Violence Ebbs
Curfews and road checkpoints have dominated much of Mindanao, an island racked by rebel violence, for 31 months