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Taiwan Shuffles Cabinet in Signal to Biden Administration
February 26, 2021

Taiwan Shuffles Cabinet in Signal to Biden Administration

By Nick Aspinwall
The country named new heads of defense and China policy in what is being interpreted as an attempt to cool cross-strait tensions and work with the United States.

Cambodia’s Sees COVID-19 Spike After Chinese Nationals Break Quarantine
February 26, 2021

Cambodia’s Sees COVID-19 Spike After Chinese Nationals Break Quarantine

By Luke Hunt
The government has also deported a Chinese media proprietor for spreading “fake news” about COVID-19 vaccines.
The Rise and Rise of Nguyen Phu Trong
February 26, 2021

The Rise and Rise of Nguyen Phu Trong

By Quynh Tran
How Vietnam's party chief defied conventional wisdom and became his country's most powerful leader in a generation.

Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea’s First Prime Minister, Dies
February 26, 2021

Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea’s First Prime Minister, Dies

By Associated Press
After leading Papua New Guinea to its independence, Somare served four terms as the nation's prime minister.

Pay Attention to Kyrgyzstan’s Local Elections 
February 26, 2021

Pay Attention to Kyrgyzstan’s Local Elections 

By Colleen Wood
Local polls scheduled for April 11 will offer clues about the country’s future political trajectory.

India Introduces New Rules to Regulate Online Content
February 26, 2021

India Introduces New Rules to Regulate Online Content

By Associated Press
The new regulations would require social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to swiftly erase content authorities deem unlawful.

RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service Reveals Secret Mountain Resort
February 26, 2021

RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service Reveals Secret Mountain Resort

By Catherine Putz
In an investigation released this week, RFE/RL poked into the Uzbek president’s alleged secret resort in the mountains.
Facebook Bans All Myanmar Military-Linked Accounts and Ads
February 25, 2021

Facebook Bans All Myanmar Military-Linked Accounts and Ads

By Associated Press
In a statement, the tech giant said that it was treating the post-coup situation in Myanmar as an "emergency."

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime
February 25, 2021

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime

By Stella Naw
Myanmar's anti-coup protests have captivated the world's attention, but things look very different in the country's north.

Pakistani Farmers Are Gearing Up for India-Like Protests
February 25, 2021

Pakistani Farmers Are Gearing Up for India-Like Protests

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Farmers in Pakistani Punjab plan to take to the streets next month, hoping to generate some of the noise that their Indian counterparts have created.

After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament
February 25, 2021

After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament

By Associated Press
The prime minister’s decision to dissolve the legislature has been overturned by the court after months of mass protests.
Philippine Senator Marks Four Years in Prison on Dubious Drug Charges
February 24, 2021

Philippine Senator Marks Four Years in Prison on Dubious Drug Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
While Leila de Lima has been acquitted of one charge, two more continue to hang over her.

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