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China, Russia naval ships jointly sail through Japan strait

Ten vessels from China, Russia sailed through Tsugaru Strait, which separates Sea of Japan from the Pacific. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/19/china-russia-navy-ships-jointly-sail-through-japan-strait Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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China flies 56 aircraft near Taiwan in latest record incursion

Taiwan foreign minister says the country ‘very concerned’ China will launch a war against the island at some point. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/4/china-flies-56-aircraft-near-taiwan-in-latest-record-incursion Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Chinese warplanes fly toward Taiwan for 2nd straight day

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China flew more than 30 military planes toward Taiwan on Saturday, the second large display of force in as many days. Taiwan’s…

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Red Cross sounds vaccines alarm as Covid deaths in south-east Asia soar

The Delta variant is wreaking havoc in the poorly vaccinated region, which has recorded 38,522 deaths in the past fortnight See all our coronavirus coverage…

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Undersea volcanic eruption creates new Japanese island

Crescent-shaped landmass 50km south of Minami Ioto could disappear due to erosion The 6,000-plus islands that make up the Japanese archipelago have a new addition,…

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China holds live-fire exercises near Taiwan in response to ‘provocations’

Army says warships, anti-submarine aircraft and fighter planes sent to the south-west and south-east of island China has launched live-fire air and sea exercises near…

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Watch: a typhoon in Japan washes Yayoi Kusama’s iconic “Yellow Pumpkin” out to sea

It’s certainly sad that artist Yayoi Kusama’s “Yellow Pumpkin” sculpture was washed to sea during a typhoon on Naoshima island in Japan yesterday. But the…

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Nearly 100 members of Congress call for probe into DOJ’s alleged racial profiling of Asians

Nearly 100 members of Congress are urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the Justice Department’s alleged racial profiling of Asians, according to a letter…

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‘Dying in their homes’: COVID-hit Indonesians scramble for oxygen

Citizens search desperately for oxygen to care for their loved ones at home as overwhelmed hospitals turn people away. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/12/dying-in-their-homes-covid-hit-indonesians-scramble-for-oxygen Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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China military ‘drove away’ US warship in South China Sea

US move comes on anniversary of a tribunal ruling that says Beijing has no claims over the South China Sea. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/12/china-military-drove-away-us-warship-in-south-china-sea Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Five Asian countries account for 80% of new coal power investment

China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam plan to build more than 600 coal power units Five Asian countries are jeopardising global climate ambitions by investing…

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Fears of environmental disaster grow as chemical-laden ship sinks off Sri Lanka

The Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl has already covered the country’s coastline in tons of plastic pellets and threatens to spill oil into its rich fishing waters….

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Majority in poll say discrimination against Asian Americans is worse than a year ago

A majority of Americans across racial groups say in a new poll they believe discrimination against Asian Americans is still on the rise as the U.S….

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China says US threatens peace as warship crosses Taiwan Strait

USS Curtis Wilbur sailed through Strait on Tuesday in what the US described as a ‘routine’ transit. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/19/china-says-us-threatens-peace-as-warship-crosses-taiwan-strait Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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“Sing Our Own Songs”: The Past and Present of Underground Rock in Taipei

Get to know the artists, labels, and venues that make indie rock in Taiwan so vibrant. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source: https://daily.bandcamp.com/scene-report/indie-rock-taipei-list…

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49 passengers on India-Hong Kong flight test positive for COVID

As COVID-19 cases rise among passengers, Hong Kong bans all flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/20/49-passengers-on-india-hong-kong-flight-test-positive-for-covid Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Philippines seizes illegally harvested giant clam shells worth $25m

The 200m-tonne haul dwarfs previous record as poachers turn to ivory substitute amid crackdown on elephant tusk trade Around 200 tonnes of illegally harvested giant…

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‘Milestone’ in indigenous defense capabilities: Taiwan launches 10,000-ton amphibious transport ship

A bottle-throwing ceremony marked the launch of Taiwan’s domestically developed ‘Yushan’ vessel, the navy’s 10,000-ton-class amphibious transport ship, which will enter service in 2022. Speaking…

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Taiwan reports largest incursion yet by Chinese air force

Taipei says 25 Chinese air force aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Monday. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/12/taiwan-reports-largest-incursion-yet-by-chinese-air-force Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Taiwan train crash: new footage released as experts piece together last moments

Train hit vehicle at more than 120km/h, about a minute after the truck rolled onto the tracks, crash experts say The runaway truck that caused…

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Philippines announces strict COVID lockdown in and around Manila

The measures will affect more than 24 million people, as more contagious COVID variants fuel a resurgence in cases. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/27/philippines-announces-strict-covid-lockdown-in-and-around-manila Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Crowds in multiple cities protest violence against Asian Americans after Atlanta shootings

Demonstrations protesting violence against Asian Americans erupted in multiple cities on Wednesday after a shooting spree in Atlanta left eight people dead, six of whom were…

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