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Asian Editors Circle | Fragile wings, cloudy skies

To the uninitiated observer, the recent announcement of India’s civil aviation regulator that domestic airlines had registered growth of 2.62 percent in the first...
China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come

Analysis | China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come

BEIJING (AP) — China's central government has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the monthslong demonstrations. That's...
Analysis: New challenges confront China's Communists at 70

Analysis | New challenges confront China’s Communists at 70

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has an ambitious goal for China: to achieve "national rejuvenation" as a strong and prosperous nation by 2049,...
Hong Kong govt: Violence is harmful, won't solve divisions

Analysis | Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions: Hong Kong govt

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government reiterated that violence is not the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing...

Statement | Asia News Network condemns arrest of Rappler’s Maria Ressa

The Asia News Network notes with concern and alarm the arrest of Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of leading Philippine news site Rappler,...

Asian Editor’s Circle | ‘Praise Freedom’ is the new press freedom

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) -- Press freedom was a fundamental pillar of modern civilization. Nearly all countries, save the communist bloc and the dictatorial...

Op Ed | Opinion divided over shooting of Hong Kong student

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — According to footage of the incident, protesters tossing bricks had been chasing riot police officers for hundreds of...

Exclusive | Contribution by President Moon Jae-in to Asia News Network

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Next week, I will be making state visits to Brunei, Malaysia and Cambodia. I am very pleased that ASEAN...

Dengue Outbreak | The links between climate change and viral infection

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) — Global warming and climate change have taken diseases like dengue and other vector-borne viral diseases to new dimensions. climate change...

Analysis | No easy way out for Seoul-Tokyo deadlock

SEOUL (The Korea Herald) — The conflict between South Korea and Japan over trade and historical issues is likely to intensify in the coming...

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