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Hong Kong’s legislature disrupted over national anthem bill

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong legislative debate was suspended Thursday afternoon ahead of an expected vote on a contentious national anthem bill...

Amid virus, those in India’s largest slum help one another

KOHIMA, India (AP) — There are no secrets in the tightly packed lanes of Dharavi, India’s largest slum. Everyone knows when an alcoholic husband...

UN office denounces human rights violations in Philippines

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office called on the Philippine government in a new report Thursday to end all violence targeting suspected...

Facebook CEO butt heads with Twitter over Trump’s tweet censor

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg condemned Twitter on Wednesday for adding fact-check tabs under U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweets regarding...

Trump’s use of unproven drug may lead to self-medication dangers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — With the global tally of Coronavirus infections surging past 4 million, many have taken to self-medication in a bid to...
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China responds to U.S. accusations with viral video

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Chinese state media on Tuesday lashed out at the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a short...
Abe: Extra hospital capacity among steps key to fight virus

​Abe expected to extend state of emergency until end of May: NHK

TAIPEI (The China Post) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will extend the state of emergency until the end of May, state broadcaster NHK...

Thai King vacationing in the Alps despite soaring economic woes

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As countries struggle to lift their economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn is reportedly vacationing with...

Trump blames China for ‘trying to cover up coronavirus outbreak’

TAIPEI (The China Post) – U.S.  President Donald Trump claimed on Sunday to have seen evidence that the virus originated from a lab in...

US Navy challenges restrictions imposed in Spratly Islands: spokesperson

TAIPEI (The China Post) – The U.S. Navy sailed another ship through the South China Seas on Wednesday in a bid to further highlight...

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