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Malaysia Police Raid Al Jazeera’s Office, Seize Computers
August 05, 2020

Malaysia Police Raid Al Jazeera’s Office, Seize Computers

By Associated Press
The Malaysian government is enraged by a recent documentary on undocumented migrants. 

Japan Braces for Looming ‘Second Wave’ Amid Dramatic Spike in COVID-19 Cases
August 05, 2020

Japan Braces for Looming ‘Second Wave’ Amid Dramatic Spike in COVID-19 Cases

By Thisanka Siripala
With Japan’s initial coronavirus response providing limited clarity, the need for long-term measures to prevent an outbreak is becoming more apparent. 
Inside the Epicenter of Vietnam’s COVID-19 Resurgence
August 05, 2020

Inside the Epicenter of Vietnam’s COVID-19 Resurgence

By Hugh Bohane
In Da Nang, residents broadly welcome the Vietnamese government's aggressive response to the shocking resurgence of COVID-19.

Philippine Capital Returning to Lockdown as Virus Surges
August 03, 2020

Philippine Capital Returning to Lockdown as Virus Surges

By Associated Press
Starting Tuesday, the metro Manila area and five densely populated provinces will revert to strict quarantine regulations.

Hiroshima at 75: A Painful Legacy Tempered by Hope and a Treaty
August 03, 2020

Hiroshima at 75: A Painful Legacy Tempered by Hope and a Treaty

By Jon Letman
75 years later, Japan’s atomic bomb survivors – the hibakusha – still remember the day in devastating detail.

Thai Court Allows Cambodian Class Action Against Thai Firm
August 01, 2020

Thai Court Allows Cambodian Class Action Against Thai Firm

By Associated Press
"This is a David vs. Goliath case that will redefine access to justice for the victims of corporate abuse in Southeast Asia and beyond,” one expert said.

Women Left Behind: India’s Falling Female Labor Participation
July 31, 2020

Women Left Behind: India’s Falling Female Labor Participation

By Bansari Kamdar
India’s female labor force participation is the lowest in South Asia.
India’s New Education Policy: Streams Merge Into a River 
July 31, 2020

India’s New Education Policy: Streams Merge Into a River 

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The merging of the arts, commerce, and science streams in Indian schools is a good decision.

In Vietnam, an Ancient Town Struggles With a New COVID-19 Outbreak
July 31, 2020

In Vietnam, an Ancient Town Struggles With a New COVID-19 Outbreak

By Pham Thi Thuy Duong
Even before the outbreak in Da Nang, Hoi An’s people were devastated by the loss of tourists. Now the slight hope of economic recovery has been dashed.

After 99 Days of Success, Virus Returns to Haunt Vietnam
July 30, 2020

After 99 Days of Success, Virus Returns to Haunt Vietnam

By Associated Press
The outbreak began last Thursday in Da Nang and the authorities haven’t figured out yet exactly how the virus crept back into the country.

How Nepal Got Its Borders
July 30, 2020

How Nepal Got Its Borders

By Sridhar Krishnan
After the Anglo-Gorkha War in 1814, the British and the Gorkhas had different understandings of what exactly a border meant. 
Is India Missing Its Chance to Learn From the COVID Crisis?
July 29, 2020

Is India Missing Its Chance to Learn From the COVID Crisis?

By Rwitoban Deb
The pandemic could have been a portal to a better India, but the door is closing.

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