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‘Abenomask’ bra creates stir amid Tokyo assembly election

TAIPEI (The China Post) – A growing number of YouTubers has entered politics worldwide, aiming to get votes with eye-catching campaign posters. One candidate in...

Singapore requests corrections to Facebook post

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Authorities in Singapore have contested the description of an alleged call between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysia...

Filipina journalist, writer convicted of cyber libel in blow to free press

TAIPEI (The Inquirer/ANN) — Manila Regional Trial Court Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa announced on Monday that Rappler’s Executive Editor and CEO Maria Ressa and former...

86.7 % of coronavirus cases in Philippines are mild: WHO

MANILA, Philippines (The Inquirer/ANN) — About 9,070 or 86.7 percent of all recorded COVID-19 cases in the Philippines are mild, the World Health Organization...

Seoul city orders clubs, bars to close following group infection

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) — The Seoul city government on Saturday effectively suspended business at clubs and bars in the city after recent infections...

Thai millionaires enjoy lockdown luxury

Thailand’s super-rich have not given up luxury despite the pandemic that has paralyzed the country and crippled its economy. To the contrary, the gap between...

Japanese teen designs contact tracing app that protects privacy

HOKKAIDO, Japan (AP) — Curbing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic rests on knowing where infected people have been and who they’ve come in...

ABS-CBN vows comeback after being shut down by government

MANILA (The China Post/ANN) — ABS-CBN shut down on Tuesday evening its radio and television operations nationwide in compliance with an order from the National...

Chinese tourism revives over May Day holiday

CHONGQING (China Daily/ANN) — The May Day holiday that ended on Tuesday produced strong signs of recovery for the Chinese tourism sector, which has...

How COVID-19 changed classrooms in South Korea

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) — Thermal cameras, transparent dividers in cafeterias, masks and disinfectants in classrooms: These are some of the changes Korean students...

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