Government And Politics
Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain
Jun 5, 2020

Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain

Japan has kept its deaths from the new coronavirus low despite a series of missteps that beg the question of whether it can prevent future waves of infections

Asia Today: 39 new cases in S. Korea; China defends record
Jun 5, 2020

Asia Today: 39 new cases in S. Korea; China defends record

South Korea has reported 39 new cases of the coronavirus as infections continued to spike after rigid social distancing rules were relaxed

Worrying over future, Hong Kong defies ban to mark Tiananmen
Jun 5, 2020

Worrying over future, Hong Kong defies ban to mark Tiananmen

Thousands of people have defied a police ban by joining a candlelight vigil in a Hong Kong park to mark the 31st anniversary of China’s crushing of a democracy movement in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

UN rights official: Philippine anti-terror bill worrying
Jun 4, 2020

UN rights official: Philippine anti-terror bill worrying

A U_N_ human rights official says new anti-terrorism legislation passed by the Philippine Congress that allows extended detention of suspects without warrants and relaxes human rights safeguards is “very worrying.”

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen anniversary, defying a police ban
Jun 4, 2020

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen anniversary, defying a police ban

Thousands of people in Hong Kong defied a police ban and marked the 31st anniversary of the crushing of a democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary
Jun 4, 2020

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary

As China tightens its control over Hong Kong, activists in the city defied a police ban and broke through barricades to mark the 31st anniversary of the crushing of a democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary
Jun 4, 2020

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary

As China tightens its control over Hong Kong, activists in the city defied a police ban and broke through barricades to mark the 31st anniversary of the crushing of a democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary
Jun 4, 2020

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary

As China tightens its control over Hong Kong, activists in the city defied a police ban and broke through barricades to mark the 31st anniversary of the crushing of a democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

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