Stories about East Asia from April, 2020
The Chinese government policy of racial and religious profiling has forced young Uyghurs to leave China and remain in exile.
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In mid-March, a consumer research company in Japan found that nearly 40 percent of Japanese people they surveyed incorporated special foods into their diet in order to "boost their immune...
"During the global pandemic, we need to stop the war and internet shutdown to fight COVID-19 in Rakhine."
They yelled out from their windows “fake, fake, it is all formalist performance”. This is not the first time the people in Wuhan express their resentment.
‘Clean city-state’ image of Singapore shows double-standards in its treatment of migrants in times of COVID-19
"....even if you do most things right, if you're not considering or proactively looking out for the most vulnerable and marginalised in society, you're not going to effectively fight #COVID19."
I want to go to the park to take a stroll after the lockdown is lifted...
With their spring and summer stadium tours canceled, a variety of Japanese pop superstars decided to help lift the spirits of fans who were now largely confined to home.
Over a span of just five days, the city saw its legislature, judiciary, legal system and civil society come under threat.
Domestic violence is emerging in the pandemic and volunteers are keeping records of their stories.
EngageMedia lists some of the media initiatives addressing the COVID-19 "Infodemic' across the Asia-Pacific region
"Resorting to censorship, especially in its extreme form, in a time of crisis reflects the insecurity of the government of the day."
People all over the world have been banging pots and pans to attract the attention of politicians and decision-makers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Videos of empty cities from around the world curated by Global Voices' contributors.
China has seen a surge in the number of imported COVID-19 cases and the African community has become an easy target for "virus control" and xenophobic sentiments.
"There are more than 30,000 confirmed cases in Wuhan, and we will wait for a long time before the lockdown is lifted."
As the desperate need for face masks and other medical products grows around the world, Chinese factories are transforming their assembly lines to meet the demand.
"My heart bleeds for our brave men and women of Didipio who had to suffer and be arrested for expressing their resistance against mining, a great menace to Mother Earth."
"The Covid-19 crisis must not be used as pretext for getting rid of journalists who do not blindly toe the government line."
Despite being locked down, volunteers are working hard to help others in need.