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India Keeps Lid on Kashmir’s Internet 6 Months Into Lockdown
February 15, 2020

India Keeps Lid on Kashmir’s Internet 6 Months Into Lockdown

By Associated Press
Months after the lockdown began, Kashmir's internet remains hobbled and on lockdown.

Cruise Ship Coronavirus Ordeal Ends with Cambodia Welcome
February 14, 2020

Cruise Ship Coronavirus Ordeal Ends with Cambodia Welcome

By Associated Press
Stranded passengers disembarked and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation's authoritarian leader who handed them flowers.
Why More Hun Sen Has Meant Less Progress for Cambodia
February 14, 2020

Why More Hun Sen Has Meant Less Progress for Cambodia

By David Hutt
While Cambodia is certainly better off than it was in the 1990s, progress has slowed as the premier’s rule has continued.

Tribal Compensation in Papua New Guinea
February 14, 2020

Tribal Compensation in Papua New Guinea

By Miguel Cano
A festive but tense ceremony marks the end of a years-long conflict resolution process in Mongol, PNG.

Radical Islamists Hold Filmmaking Hostage in Pakistan
February 14, 2020

Radical Islamists Hold Filmmaking Hostage in Pakistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Stopping the released of an award-winning film to appease an Islamist group sets a troubling precedent.

Japan Reports 1st Death from Virus, 44 More Cases on Ship
February 14, 2020

Japan Reports 1st Death from Virus, 44 More Cases on Ship

By Associated Press
None of Japan’s newly reported cases have a history of recent travel to China, raising concerns.

Indonesia Won’t Take Back Suspected Islamic State Militants
February 14, 2020

Indonesia Won’t Take Back Suspected Islamic State Militants

By Associated Press
Indonesia's government has banned citizens who joined the Islamic State group in Syria from returning home citing national security concerns.
North Korea’s Bizarre Strategies for Tackling the Coronavirus Outbreak
February 14, 2020

North Korea’s Bizarre Strategies for Tackling the Coronavirus Outbreak

By Tae-jun Kang
Pyongyang claims there have been no cases of the virus in the country. So why is it taking increasingly desperate measures?

Myanmar’s Justice System Is Failing Survivors of Sexual Violence 
February 13, 2020

Myanmar’s Justice System Is Failing Survivors of Sexual Violence 

By Wai Wai Nu and Maggi Quadrini
Myanmar's judiciary is driven by stakeholders more interested in protecting perpetrators than victims. 

Mongolia Suspends Traditional Lunar Near Year Celebrations Due to Coronavirus Concerns
February 13, 2020

Mongolia Suspends Traditional Lunar Near Year Celebrations Due to Coronavirus Concerns

By Tergel Bold-erdene
Despite the importance of the holiday to the Mongolian people, there is broad support for the government’s decision to suspend celebrations.

Remember the Women Fighting Coronavirus
February 13, 2020

Remember the Women Fighting Coronavirus

By Shamim Zakaria and Yan Ni
Female medics are leading the frontline battle in China, but a lack of attention to women’s sanitary needs irks rights advocates.
What History Teaches About the Coronavirus Emergency
February 12, 2020

What History Teaches About the Coronavirus Emergency

By Wayne Soon and Ja Ian Chong
Lessons of transparency and transnational cooperation from the 1910-11 Manchurian Plague are still relevant to China and the world today.

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