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2022/03/07 | Deutsche Welle

Myanmar Families Divided Over Children’s Education Amid Political Turmoil

Millions of families are torn between education, safety, and loyalty to the pro-democracy movement when it comes to deciding whether to send their children back to public schools.

2022/08/01 | Deutsche Welle

Myanmar Prolongs State of Emergency for Six Months

The Myanmar junta’s National Defense and Security Council gave unanimous approval for the decision, according to state media.

2022/06/29 | Deutsche Welle

Philippines: News Site Rappler Ordered To Shut Down

The site, co-founded by Nobel laureate Maria Ressa, was known for covering Duterte’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. The move comes a day before President Rodrigo Duterte is due to leave office.

2022/01/06 | Voice of America

Martial Law Victims in the Philippines Challenge Marcos’ Presidential Bid

Cases against Marcos filed on behalf of the victims are piling up at the Commission on Elections. The petitions ask the body to either cancel Marcos’ certificate of candidacy or to disqualify him due to a criminal conviction in 1997 over his failure to file income tax returns decades ago.

2022/03/09 | Deutsche Welle

UN Commissioner To Travel to Xinjiang on Long-delayed China Visit

Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has come under criticism for failing to release a report on Xinjiang commissioned more than three-and-a-half years ago. Human rights activists have been waiting for its publication for months, and called on her to release it without delay.

2022/07/27 | TNL 公司

BBC News Chinese Officially Launches On The News Lens, Providing Diverse and In-Depth International Perspectives

The News Lens has officially launched an agreement to share articles and illustrations from BBC News Chinese. The agreement will take effect in July 2022. BBC News Chinese provides objective, timely, and accurate articles and analyses, closely follows the global pulse, and further enriches the international perspective that TNL has been cultivating for years.

2022/03/16 | TNL 公司

TNL Media Group Announces the Establishment of Their First Japan Market Office and the Official Launch of The News Lens Japan, Japanese language edition

TNL Media Group, an independent digital media, martech and data analytics group announced that they have recently established their first Japan market office and officially launched their Japanese language edition for The News Lens.

2022/11/23 | Voice of America

Thailand’s Pot Boosters Battle Bid to Delegalize Cannabis

Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana for medicinal purposes in June, but calls are mounting to relist the plant as a narcotic.

2022/07/11 | Voice of America

Japan Conservatives Eye Constitutional Revision After Election Win

Political forces supporting a constitutional revision have won two-thirds of seats in the upper house of the parliament.

2022/04/26 | TNL 公司

The News Lens Featured in the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Top 500 High-Growth Companies 2022

In the 4th Financial Times Asia-Pacific Top 500 High-Growth Companies Selection, the technology industry accounted for the highest number of finalists. At the same time, there were only 14 media organizations shortlisted, with The News Lens featured as the only one from Taiwan.

2022/11/28 | Deutsche Welle

Nationwide Protests in China Call For Easing Covid Curbs

Protesters are demanding the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Beijing and Shanghai. People also took to the streets in the northwestern Xinjiang region after deaths in an apartment fire were blamed on lockdowns.

2022/10/31 | Deutsche Welle

Death Toll Rises in Storm-hit Philippines

The Philippines sees an average of 20 typhoons every year, but typhoons are rare in Mindanao.

2022/01/27 | Deutsche Welle

New Species Found in Embattled Greater Mekong

The share of people living in cities across the five middle-income countries in the Greater Mekong has roughly doubled since 1970, pushing species to the brink of survival.

2022/03/31 | Deutsche Welle

UK Withdraws Its Judges From Hong Kong’s Top Court

Britain said keeping its judges in Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal would “legitimize oppression” under a controversial security law in the former colony.

2022/04/20 | Deutsche Welle

Solomon Islands: US, Australia Raise Concerns Over China Security Pact

On Tuesday, China confirmed it had sealed a security pact with the Solomon Islands, which raised concerns over a potential Chinese military presence less than 2,000 km from Australia’s shores.

2022/04/22 | Voice of America

YouTube Blocks Account of Hong Kong’s Sole Leadership Candidate

John Lee was among a group of 11 top Hong Kong and Chinese government officials sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury, including current Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, for curtailing political freedoms under Beijing’s national security law.

2022/03/28 | Deutsche Welle

Myanmar Junta Leader Vows to ‘Annihilate’ Opponents

The leader of Myanmar’s military made the threat at a parade marking Armed Forces Day. The junta ousted civilian leaders, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, in February 2021.