Stories about East Asia from April, 2022
"You can love Japan, and be proud to be Japanese, without defending this history of fascism."
Mainstream media outside Myanmar have failed to report on pro-Junta narratives.
Launched in 1995, the Awards is one of the most important platforms to celebrate and honour human rights journalism from around Asia.
A six-minute video on the lockdown in Shanghai had gone viral and sparked large-scale online protests after the Chinese censor handed down a comprehensive content removal order on April 22, 2022.
Ramos-Horta, a leader in the independence process, received 62 percent of the votes, securing a victory over current president Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres, who received 38 percent in the second round of elections on April 19.
"These activists bravely stood up against the military coup, but the world seems to have forgotten about them."
"Harassment, intimidation, and imprisonment are just some of the tactics Vietnam uses to silence environmental activists."
The former Yoshinoya executive's remarks are just one example of the deeper problem of misogyny that plagues Japanese society.
John Lee is on track to be elected the next chief executive by the 1,462 Election Committee members.
Myanmar has faced surveillance and censorship in its digital spaces since it opened the internet to the public in the early 2000s.
Unverified claims that a popular herbal medication prevents COVID-19 triggers online backlash in China
While Shanghai residents are struggling with food shortages, they have an abundant supply of “Lianhua Qingwen”.
The red-tagging of Popular Bookstore and Solidaridad is the latest in a long history of state repression of dissent and critical thinking in the Philippines.
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Aside from the landslide in Leyte, the tropical storm also caused floods in other parts of the Visayas Islands in the central Philippines.
This year’s G20 is being chaired by Indonesian President Joko Widodo who is facing pressure to ban Russian representatives because of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Despite the Hong Kong government's attempt to loosen the air travel ban on April 1, airlines continue to avoid flying to and through the city.
Some politicians have cited the pandemic and the war in Ukraine as reasons Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) should run for a third term, which goes against the nation's constitution.
The city is in chaos as many residents under lockdown are running out of food, being denied standard health care, and struggling to access basic everyday goods.
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Carrie Lam said her work is done and it was time for her to go home.
"Everyone was so worried about contact tracing when we should have been worried about CONTRACT tracing."