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Too Chinese for the US, too American for China. Where can I call home?

April 11, 2021

Last summer, a Chinese man approached me on a crowded Beijing street and asked me in Mandarin if I was Chinese American. It seemed innocent enough, as I was speaking English with expat friends.

19 people sentenced to death by Myanmar military

April 10, 2021

Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military-owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday -- the first such sentences announced in public since a February 1 coup and crackdown on protesters.

Analysis: Myanmar's military has underestimated the strength, will and bravery of its own people

April 10, 2021

The veneer of the military's lies about the coup and crackdown is paper thin, as a CNN team saw on a recent trip with the permission of the military. We found a country exploding with anguish at the brutality of its illegitimate military leaders.

Iran releases seized South Korean tanker Hankuk Chemi

April 9, 2021

A South Korean tanker seized by Iranian authorities in January has been released.

South Korea launches first homegrown supersonic jet fighter

April 9, 2021

South Korea unveiled its homegrown supersonic jet fighter on Friday, joining an exclusive club of military aviation giants and setting the stage for a $5.2 billion program it hopes will be a top export driver and jobs creator.

Japanese doctors perform world's first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient

April 9, 2021

A Japanese woman whose lungs were severely damaged by Covid-19 has received what doctors say is the world's first lung transplant from living donors to a recovered coronavirus patient.

Myanmar military denies responsibility for child deaths and says elections could be pushed back

April 8, 2021

"This is not a coup," said Maj. Gen. Zaw Min Tun from a gilded hall in Myanmar's purpose-built capital Naypyidaw, the city where his comrades recently ousted an elected government, detained the country's leadership, and installed a military junta.

Philippines man dies after being forced to do 300 squats for breaking Covid-19 curfew

April 8, 2021

A man in the Philippines has died after being forced to do 300 squats for breaching Covid curfews, making him the latest victim of the country's often brutal approach to enforcing restrictions.

Buddhist monk rescued from flooded cave after being trapped for days

April 8, 2021

Thai rescue workers said on Wednesday they had freed a Buddhist monk trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand's Phitsanulok province, after he went inside days ago to meditate.

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