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Vietnam Veteran John Melillo Finds Healing Through Art
Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected]
China Mobile Hong Kong Triumphs Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award by Ookla® | Taiwan News | 2021-08-27 16:30:00
Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds
How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders
Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people
China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path
Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy
‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour
How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror
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Vietnam Veteran John Melillo Finds Healing Through Art Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected] China Mobile Hong Kong Triumphs Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award by Ookla® | Taiwan News | 2021-08-27 16:30:00 Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy ‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror
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Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected]

If countries invest in information and communications technology (ICT), could that that improve their ability to protect public health during a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic? How have Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea leveraged their IT infrastructure and capabilities to deal with the crisis? What could other governments learn from their experience? Is it possible to develop a framework for the public administration of health that can be amplified by ICT-related capabilities? Ravi Aron addresses these questions and more in…
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China Mobile Hong Kong Triumphs Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award by Ookla® | Taiwan News | 2021-08-27 16:30:00

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 27 August 2021 – Hong Kong’s leading 5G network provider China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) has been recognised as Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award – First Half of 2021* by Ookla® the company behind Speedtest®. This triumph follows its recognition by Ookla as the Fastest 5G Network in the Fourth Quarter of 2020 in Hong Kong**, and reaffirms CMHK’s commitment to leading Hong Kong into the new era of 5G. According to…
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2021
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How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders

Wolf Nitschke As the current North Korean crisis unfolds, I am reminded of a feeling I got when I visited the DPRK during the “100th birthday” celebration of Kim Il Sung. It is a feeling of being stuck in an ever-climatic plot, with no beginning or resolution. Yet in times when the ever-watchful state does look away, one can see glimpses of hope and change. The best way to explain what I mean is via two stories: The first story…
Oct
2021
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China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path

The dramatic statement came after China sent its highest number of warplanes yet into the skies above waters southwest of the island. But despite the rhetoric and the military saber-rattling, analysts agree China is unlikely to invade Taiwan anytime soon, with one expert adding the chance of invasion in the next 12 months is “close to zero.” Beijing has cast waves of aggression toward the island ever since the former Nationalist government fled there at the end of the Chinese…
Oct
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Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy

The global shortage of semiconductor chips has hugely impacted the world’s economy and there are raising concerns that the crisis will not have been ending up in 2022, Alpho reports. Known for its cutting-edge technology & quality, TSMC as the market leader is set to hike chip prices by up to 20% according to Wall Street Journal. This price surge would in turn go to the end customer of major technology outlets, such as that of Apple and Samsung. According…
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How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror

WASHINGTON — Twenty years ago, White House officials were worried about China and tensions were rising. On April 1, 2001, a Chinese fighter jet collided with a U.S. EP-3 reconnaissance plane off China’s coast, forcing the Americans to make an emergency landing on Chinese territory. The Chinese detained the U.S. crew for 11 days and carefully inspected the sophisticated aircraft before handing it over. Washington accused the Chinese fighter pilot of reckless flying. Beijing demanded an apology. The incident reinforced…
Oct
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Laos records trade surplus of 117 mln USD in September

Video PlayerClose VIENTIANE, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — Laos recorded a trade surplus of about 117 million U.S. dollars in September, according to the latest information from the Lao Trade Portal website. The official data showed a total trade value of 777 million dollars consisting of exported goods worth 447 million dollars and imports worth 330 million dollars. The report said major exports included copper ore, banana, mixed gold (gold bars), clothes, sugar, rubber, watermelon, passion fruit, tamarind, tobacco and rice.…
Oct
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Slaughter in Indonesia: Britain’s secret propaganda war

Observer special reportIndonesia Slaughter in Indonesia: Britain’s secret propaganda war Students hold a demonstration against President Sukarno in Jakarta, October 1966. Gen Suharto was effectively in charge by then and became president the next year. Photograph: Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images Students hold a demonstration against President Sukarno in Jakarta, October 1966. Gen Suharto was effectively in charge by then and became president the next year. Photograph: Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images Declassified documents reveal how in 1965 a shadowy dirty tricks…
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Nepal’s glaring food gap

In a recent panel examining the food crisis in Nepal, environmental scientist Uttam Babu Shrestha said that up to 40% of vegetables are wasted daily during their transport and handling. “Although there is plenty of anecdotal evidence pointing to a large degree of food waste in transit and households, there has been no comprehensive study done in Nepal examining food waste post-harvest,” added Shrestha. A study in January of 2014 surveyed wholesalers and retailers to determine the primary cause of…
Oct
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Denver Art Museum announces return of four artifacts to Cambodia after Pandora Papers coverage of indicted art dealer

The Washington Post, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and other news organizations in the Pandora Papers collaboration began contacting museum officials about pieces in their collection linked to Latchford in June and followed up with a letter in September. The museum removed the four artifacts from its collection after receiving the letter from the news organizations seeking comment about the items. “The museum is now working with the government to return the pieces to Cambodia,” museum spokesperson Kristy Bassuener…