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Mongolia’s Virtual Naadam
July 10, 2020

Mongolia’s Virtual Naadam

By Antonio Graceffo
Mongolia shifts its centuries-old festival online due to coronavirus.

Misinformation and Conspiracies Spread While Kazakhstan Reimposes Lockdown
July 10, 2020

Misinformation and Conspiracies Spread While Kazakhstan Reimposes Lockdown

By Anastassiya Fershtey
Kazakhstan, while also seeing a rapid rise on COVID-19 cases, has been hit with a storm of conspiracy theories.
As WHO Team Arrives, Notable Pneumonia Deaths Reported in Turkmenistan
July 09, 2020

As WHO Team Arrives, Notable Pneumonia Deaths Reported in Turkmenistan

By Catherine Putz
An adviser to the Turkmen president and a Turkish diplomat have reportedly died from pneumonia this week.

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Asia’s Film Industries
July 09, 2020

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Asia’s Film Industries

By Alexander Ayertey Odonkor and Hiu Man Chan
From Southeast Asia to India, China, and Japan, cinemas are bleeding while online steaming booms.

South Korea’s Conscientious Objectors Are Getting an Alternative to Military Service
July 09, 2020

South Korea’s Conscientious Objectors Are Getting an Alternative to Military Service

By Jenna Gibson
For the first time, there is a official path for those who have religious or moral objections to South Korea’s mandatory military service for men.

Uzbekistan Announces Second COVID-19 Lockdown
July 09, 2020

Uzbekistan Announces Second COVID-19 Lockdown

By Catherine Putz
Uzbekistan is following Kazakhstan back into a second COVID-19 lockdown.

Philippines Virus Cases Soar Past 50,000 as Lockdown Eases
July 09, 2020

Philippines Virus Cases Soar Past 50,000 as Lockdown Eases

By Associated Press
Finding the balance between public health and reviving the economy has been fraught with dilemmas.
Pakistan’s Great Digital Divide
July 08, 2020

Pakistan’s Great Digital Divide

By Shah Meer Baloch
A new reliance on virtual life in the COVID-19 era has laid bare the lack of internet access for much of the country.

China’s Class of COVID-19
July 07, 2020

China’s Class of COVID-19

By Thi Thuy Duong Pham and Dickson Agbaji
Like their peers around the world, new graduates in China face a battered job market and intense uncertainty.

Balochistan Protests Against Fake Domicile and Local Certificates
July 07, 2020

Balochistan Protests Against Fake Domicile and Local Certificates

By Mariyam Suleman and Rahim Khetran
A longstanding form of corruption has sparked a mass social media campaign.

Kazakhstan Locks Down, Again, as COVID-19 Cases Rise
July 06, 2020

Kazakhstan Locks Down, Again, as COVID-19 Cases Rise

By Catherine Putz
On Sunday, Nur-Sultan imposed a second nation-wide lockdown in hopes of getting a grip on soaring case numbers.
Public Sentiment Toward Australia Shifts in China
July 03, 2020

Public Sentiment Toward Australia Shifts in China

By Dan Hu
A recent survey notes some important changes in how urban, educated Chinese view Australia.

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