ChinaSociety

Australian journalists flee China under police threat

Two high-profile Australian journalists fled China overnight fearing arrest on national security charges, as Beijing pursues a targeted crackdown on foreign media. Their dramatic escape came with relations between Beijing and Canberra at their lowest point in decades…
SocietyWorld

Oil tanker fire off Sri Lanka reignites after declared extinct

A fire reignited today in the New Diamond oil tanker off Sri Lanka, after it was declared extinct the day before, announced the country’s navy. The oil tanker, with a Panamanian flag and carrying 270,000 tons of crude oil, in addition to 1,700 tons of diesel, was…
MozambiqueSociety

Cabo Delgado among the biggest concerns in southern Africa

Food insecurity in Cabo Delgado, a province in northern Mozambique that is the scene of armed attacks, was highlighted today as one of the most “worrying” situations in southern Africa by the regional director of the World Food Program (WFP), Lola Castro. Food…
SocietyWorld

Teacher infected with covid-19 dies live when teaching online

Paola de Simeone, 46, was ill for four weeks but continued to teach through Zoom. Last week, the university professor passed out before the video camera and ended up dying An Argentine teacher died while teaching an online class to her students at a time when she was…
MacaoSociety

Macau plans to pre-order Covid-19 vaccines

The Government sent a letter to the World Health Organization to express intention on pre-ordering vaccines. «The Government has already sent a letter to the Vaccine Alliance, to express our intention to purchase vaccines and participate in the scheme. At present, we are…
ChinaSociety

Taipei, the gay capital of Asia

In Taiwan, homosexuality was banned until 1987. Today, the island has the most progressive legislation in Asia, permits gay marriage and is an oasis for persecuted gays in China and other countries. The Taiwanese government even has a transgender minister At the entrance…