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Lawmaker-elect denies wrongdoing over 'comfort women' funds
May 29, 2020

Lawmaker-elect denies wrongdoing over 'comfort women' funds

A prominent South Korean activist who was recently elected to the National Assembly is denying that she misused public donations for Korean survivors of Japanese wartime sexual slavery

AP EXPLAINS: Why China is pushing Hong Kong security law
May 28, 2020

AP EXPLAINS: Why China is pushing Hong Kong security law

China is taking matters into its own hands after last year’s tumultuous anti-government protests in Hong Kong that often descended into tear gas-filled clashes

Philippine court convicts American of online child abuse
May 28, 2020

Philippine court convicts American of online child abuse

A Philippine court has sentenced an American to life in prison on charges of sexually exploiting children using webcams to sell videos, photos and livestreams to buyers abroad

US, UK condemn Hong Kong arrests of democracy advocates
Apr 19, 2020

US, UK condemn Hong Kong arrests of democracy advocates

The United States and Britain have condemned the arrests of at least 14 veteran pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on charges of joining massive anti-government protests last year

US condemns Hong Kong arrests of democracy advocates
Apr 19, 2020

US condemns Hong Kong arrests of democracy advocates

The United States has condemned the arrests of at least 14 veteran pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on charges of joining massive anti-government protests last year

Hong Kong police arrest democracy activists, media tycoon
Apr 18, 2020

Hong Kong police arrest democracy activists, media tycoon

Hong Kong police have arrested at least 14 pro-democracy lawmakers, activists and a media tycoon on charges of joining unlawful protests last year calling for reforms

Apr 18, 2020

Jimmy Lai

Asia Today: Duterte threatens martial law-like enforcement
Apr 17, 2020

Asia Today: Duterte threatens martial law-like enforcement

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening martial law-style enforcement of a lockdown in the main northern region of the country as violations of the coronavirus quarantine soar

Asia Today: Duterte threatens martial law-like enforcement
Apr 17, 2020

Asia Today: Duterte threatens martial law-like enforcement

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening martial law-style enforcement of a lockdown in the main northern region of the country as violations of the coronavirus quarantine soar

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