But in reality, regional experts argue that ASEAN has interests, responsibilities, and the ability to actively engage in the issue and contribute to the settlement of the disputes, experts said at “The 5th Ocean Dialogue: ASEAN Cooperation in the East Sea” held on June 18 in Hanoi. ASEAN’s involvement in the South China Sea disputes ASEAN interests and responsibilities in the East Sea … [Read more...] about What is ASEAN’s role in settling East Sea disputes?
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The US itself has had a long history of Sinophobia, most notably with the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act which banned Chinese labourers following immigration that began with the Gold Rush. The current wave coincides, and is perhaps in part due to, a rise in nativism in the US as well as the rest of the world, says Prof Sautman. … [Read more...] about Sinophobia: How a virus reveals the many ways China is feared
South Korea has been hit hard by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak in neighbouring China. (Photo: AFP/Jung Yeon-je) Almost half the country's patients are linked to a 61-year-old woman who is a member of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, an entity often accused of being a cult. … [Read more...] about South Korea reports 31 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 82
"Vietnam is closely monitoring the epidemic in China and other countries where it is present. Diplomatic agencies are constantly updating themselves with relevant information, have announced hotlines and are keeping in touch with citizens, ready to initiate protective measures when necessary," he added. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese woman infected with coronavirus in China recovering: foreign ministry
A man and a boy wear masks to prevent contracting a new coronavirus at Myeongdong shopping district in Seoul, South Korea, February 20, 2020 – PHOTO: REUTERS BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's Hubei province reported an uptick in new cases of coronavirus on Friday, reversing three days of declines, although the numbers still confirmed a downward trend which the World Health Organization (WHO) has called encouraging. … [Read more...] about China reports uptick in new coronavirus cases though downward trend holds