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Death toll in devastating Pakistan floods crosses 1,300 mark

Sindh province remains the worst affected where authorities report a total of 522 deaths so far, including 219 children. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/5/death-toll-in-devastating-pakistan-floods-crosses-1300 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Vietnam says homosexuality ‘not a disease’ in win for gay rights

Announcement from Health Ministry also bans conversion therapy but lacks enforcement powers. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/22/vietnam-says-homosexuality-not-a-disease-in-major-win-for-lgbtq Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Asia #China #Military #Newsfeed #Political #WorldNews Taiwan

US Navy deploys warships east of Taiwan ahead of Pelosi trip

Military activity has increased near Taiwan as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared ready to make controversial visit. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/2/us-navy-deploys-warships-east-of-taiwan-ahead-of-pelosi-visit Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Taiwan scrambles jets to warn away Chinese planes in its air zone as tensions simmer

Intruders included 17 fighters, six H-6 bombers and aerial refuelling aircraft, in largest Chinese incursion since May Taiwan scrambled jets to warn away 29 Chinese…

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Tensions heighten in Taiwan Strait as China acts to extend military operations

Xi Jinping signs trial order allowing ‘military operations other than war’ beyond China’s borders China’s president, Xi Jinping, has signed legal orders allowing a trial…

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‘It seems this heat will take our lives’: Pakistan city fearful after hitting 51C

Residents of Jacobabad say loss of trees and water facilities makes record-breaking temperatures unbearable Muhammad Akbar, 40, sells dried chickpeas on a wheelbarrow in Jacobabad,…

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China angered as US sends destroyer through Taiwan Strait

USS Sampson conducted a monthly patrol of the strait, which the US regards as international waters. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/27/china-angered-as-us-sends-destroyer-into-taiwan-strait Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Huge invasive spiders native to Asia expected to spread along US east coast

Joro spiders will likely survive on the east coast because Japan has a similar climate and is located approximately on the same latitude People up…

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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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