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Myanmar Villagers Tell of 150 Homes Burned in Deadly Army Air Attacks
on 2020-03-31 at 01:18
Pyaing Taing residents believe that soldiers intentionally bombed and burned down houses in their community.
COVID-19 Cases Rise Across Southeast Asia as Governments Step Up Damage Control
on 2020-03-31 at 00:08
Authorities recommend more telework, masks, and quarantine to stop the pandemic from getting worse.
Threat to Terminate US-Philippine Pact Resonates Around Southeast Asia
by By Drake Long on 2020-03-30 at 22:57
Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to terminate a military pact with the United States — if implemented — could upset the delicate balance in ties between Southeast Asia and U.S. and China
Taiwan ‘Capable and Willing’ to Cooperate on Coronavirus, Despite WHO Slight
by By Joshua Lipes on 2020-03-30 at 21:50
Taipei’s offer comes after a WHO official appeared to dodge questions about Taiwan membership.
Myanmar’s IDP Camps Put 350,000 in Path of Coronavirus: Rights Group
by By Roseanne Gerin on 2020-03-30 at 21:32
HRW urges the government to ensure access to ‘information, humanitarian aid, and health services’ and test those showing symptoms.
Concerns Grow Over Wuhan Doctor Amid Call For Return to Work
on 2020-03-30 at 20:00
A cryptic post appears on the Weibo account of Wuhan Central ER chief Ai Fen shortly after reports that she has ‘disappeared.’
COVID-19 Takes big sports events as its latest victim
on 2020-03-30 at 19:50
The coronavirus has prompted the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and Euro Cup football tournment, as well as the cancellation or postponement of major professional sports.
Tibetan Father, Son Detained For Listening to Dalai Lama Teachings
on 2020-03-30 at 18:29
Jampa Dorje and his son were taken into custody by Chinese police for listening to the exiled spiritual leader’s teachings on their mobile phone.
Army of PRC Twitter Bots Peddles Disinformation About Virus Origins
on 2020-03-30 at 17:45
The Twitter-based influence network is linked to a government-backed news service and the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s influence arm.
The Predestined Nature of Selfishness, Stubbornness, and Irresponsibility
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-30 at 15:00
In the Spring and Autumn Period, Gou Jian, the King of Yue, had a diligent servant named Fan Li, who was from Chu. Unfortunately, during a battle at Guijishan, the King of Yue was defeated by Fu Chai, the King… The post The Predestined Nature of Selfishness, Stubbornness, and Irresponsibility appeared first on Vision Times.
China’s Economy Suffers From the CCP Virus
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-29 at 11:00
Though the CCP virus outbreak situation in China is said to be stabilizing, which experts agree is probably not the case, things have remained rather disappointing on the economic front. Whether it be employment, production levels, or economic growth, everything… The post China’s Economy Suffers From the CCP Virus appeared first on Vision Times.
The Mythology and History Behind Chinese Music
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-28 at 14:00
China has one of the oldest music cultures in the world, with a history spanning thousands of years. When it comes to how music originated, the Chinese have an interesting mythological tale to explain this — one that involves a… The post The Mythology and History Behind Chinese Music appeared first on Vision Times.
Friends All Over the World (Chapter 5)
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-28 at 13:00
Friends All Over the World, from Susan Ruel’s novel Shanghai Friendship Store, portrays the claustrophobic social lives of a small, insular “foreign expert“ community in the 1980s. Shanghai had long been known as China’s most Westernized city. Yet, during this… The post Friends All Over the World (Chapter 5) appeared first on Vision Times.
Brave Chinese Girl Launches Apology to the People of America
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-28 at 11:00
Recently, a concerned Chinese girl launched a campaign on Twitter social media called: Apology to the United States. The girl states that she is ashamed of what the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has done to the world. The movement calls… The post Brave Chinese Girl Launches Apology to the People of America appeared first on Vision Times.
North Korea Ignores COVID-19 in Rush to Redeploy Workers to Russia
on 2020-03-28 at 00:52
Workers expected to return to Vladivostok by May.
COVID-19: UN, Rights Watchdog Want Internet Restored at Rohingya Camps
on 2020-03-28 at 00:11
Refugees know little about coronavirus pandemic because they lack information, camp leader says.
China Pursues ‘Mask Diplomacy’ With Asian Neighbors during COVID-19 Crisis
on 2020-03-27 at 23:25
Countries in South, Southeast Asia have received big shipments of medical supplies donated by Beijing.
Estimates Show Wuhan Death Toll Far Higher Than Official Figure
on 2020-03-27 at 22:50
Based on cremation figures, Wuhan residents estimate more than 40,000 have died, compared with an official toll of 2,535.
Rampant Fake News is a Key Front in Myanmar’s Coronavirus Battle
on 2020-03-27 at 22:35
Facebook, the dominant media platform in Myanmar, is awash in rumor and disinformation.
Cambodian Authorities Arrest Second Opposition Activist in Two Days on ‘Treason’ Charges
on 2020-03-27 at 22:18
A family member said they only learned of Thai Sokunthea’s arrest hours later, from a neighbor.
Deep Impressions (Chapter 4)
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-27 at 13:00
Deep Impressions, from the novel The Shanghai Friendship Store (Chapter 4), introduces some Chinese college students (circa 1982) who exemplify their nation’s next generation of scholars. From the Beijing collegians who launched the historic May 4th Movement of 1919 to… The post Deep Impressions (Chapter 4) appeared first on Vision Times.
Spying for Chinese Communists: University Professor Pleads Guilty
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-27 at 11:00
Dr. James Patrick Lewis, a former professor at West Virginia University, has pleaded guilty on charges of fraud in a case that saw him working on a project backed by the Chinese Communist Party. He apparently worked under China’s Thousand… The post Spying for Chinese Communists: University Professor Pleads Guilty appeared first on Vision Times.
US-China Media War: Beijing Expels American Journalists
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-26 at 11:00
China has revoked the press credentials of U.S. journalists affiliated with The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. In addition, five American media outlets have been declared as foreign government functionaries, essentially marking them as… The post US-China Media War: Beijing Expels American Journalists appeared first on Vision Times.
Letter Pleads for Vatican to End Deal With China
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-25 at 11:00
In 2018, the Vatican signed an agreement with the Chinese government that stated the Church can only appoint bishops that have been approved by the state. Plus, the Vatican will have no right to veto a bishop recommended by the Chinese regime.… The post Letter Pleads for Vatican to End Deal With China appeared first on Vision Times.
The Emperor and the Death Row Promise
by VISION TIMES on 2020-03-24 at 15:00
Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty was one of the wisest and greatest emperors in Chinese history. The reign of Taizong (626-649), also known as the “era of good government of Zhenguan,” has earned the admiration of generations of Chinese… The post The Emperor and the Death Row Promise appeared first on Vision Times.