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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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Philippines closes border to foreigners, some citizens over COVID

Country is battling a surge in cases linked to new variants and has imposed curfews and movement restrictions. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/17/philippines-to-bar-entry-to-foreigners-some-citizens-over-covid Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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US condemns arrests of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is condemning the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and calling for their immediate release.”We condemn the detention of and…

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US warns Beijing against using force in South China Sea

State department concerned by new laws that authorise Chinese coastguard to use weapons against foreign ships The United States has warned China against the use…

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In Pictures: Defiance as thousands rally in Myanmar

People pour onto the streets across Myanmar for a second day to protest last week’s military coup. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/7/in-pictures-thousands-rally-in-myanmar-against-military-coup Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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US sails warship near Chinese-controlled islands in South China Sea

The United States Navy said on Friday that it sailed a warship near the Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands in the South China Sea as part of…

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U.S. carrier group enters South China Sea amid Taiwan tensions

The U.S. military said the carrier strike group was in the South China Sea to conduct routine operations “to ensure freedom of the seas.” Source:…

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China authorises coast guard to fire on foreign vessels if needed

Legislation allows demolition of other countries’ structures built on Chinese-claimed reefs. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/23/china-authorises-coast-guard-to-fire-on-foreign-vessels-if Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Striking Satellite Images Show Mount Fuji’s Sad Snowcap

Don’t look. Mount Fuji is naked. The iconic volcano is usually known for having a cap of bright white snow from fall through spring, but…

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Indonesia says passenger plane with 62 people crashed shortly after takeoff

A passenger plane in Indonesia with 62 people on board is believed to have crashed Saturday shortly after taking off from the country’s capital.Sriwijaya Air Flight…

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Indonesian aeroplane loses contact after takeoff from Jakarta

Boeing 737 operated by Sriwijaya Air and carrying more than 50 people is en route to Pontianak A Sriwijaya aeroplane with more than 50 people…

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Second Taiwan-born giant panda cub makes media debut

Around 150 journalists watched as Yuan Bao (Round Baby) clambered over climbing frame and played with sawdust A second Taiwan-born giant panda made her media…

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India hits out at Canada’s Justin Trudeau for comments backing farmer protests

Estimated 20,000 protesters camp on outskirts of Delhi protesting new laws deemed anti-farmer Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-justin-trudeau-farmer-protests-b1764465.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Indonesian volcano erupts forcing thousands to flee as ash and smoke spew four kilometres into sky

‘Hot clouds, lava stream, lava avalanche, and poisonous gas’ likely, says country’s geological hazard centre Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/indonesia-volcano-eruption-lewotolok-b1763506.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Heartbreaking images show hungry elephants looking for food in landfill

Locals say some of the animals have died after consuming plastic and other waste from the landfill site in Ampara, Sri Lanka Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/sri-lanka-elephants-rubbish-landfill-b1761667.html Droolin’…

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