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Migrant workers left with no job, stable income due to Xi’s Zero Covid policy: Report

By MediaIntel.Asia

China lifted the ‘Zero Covid’ policy hoping it would give their citizens relief but it didn’t go well with migrant workers as they have to search for new jobs after being affected by the stringent regulations, Voice Against Autocracy reported. The Zer…

Apple Is Now Making AirPods Components in India

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A U.S.-based Apple supplier has begun making components for AirPods in India, marking a significant step in the tech giant’s push to expand production in the country, reports Bloomberg.
According to the news outlet, the Indian unit of Florida-based el…

Report: Myanmar opium cultivation surges 33% amid violence

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BANGKOK (AP) — The production of opium in Myanmar has flourished since the military’s seizure of power, with the cultivation of poppies up by a third in the past year as eradication ef…

GDP growth beats target

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THE Philippine economy expanded by 7.2 percent in the last quarter of 2022, the government reported on Thursday, bringing full-year gross domestic product (GDP) growth to an above-target 7.6 percent.
“[G]rowth remains robust as the government con…

Marcos seeks foreign minister talks with China on sea feuds

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said Monday he has proposed to China that the two countries hold talks between their foreign ministers to quickly resolve any new conflicts in the disputed South China Sea, and blamed…

Monterey Park shooting: what we know so far

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At least 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a dance hall on Saturday night in a city close to Los Angeles, on the eve of the lunar new year.…
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Give peace a chance

By ChinaPulse.com

There’s a limit to how much significance songs can carry, of course, but a successful political movement does need a good soundtrack. (As I found out while reporting then, Rage Against the Machine served that purpose for some post-9/11 antiwar soldiers…

3 ways in which China’s shrinking population will cost the country

By ChinaPulse.com

Throughout much of recorded human history, China has boasted the largest population in the world – and until recently, by some margin.
So news that the Chinese population is now in decline, and will sometime later this year be surpassed by that of Indi…

Which leaders resign, like Jacinda Ardern? Often, the system decides

By MediaIntel.Asia

Written by Max Fisher
(The Interpreter)
When Jacinda Ardern announced this week that she would step down as New Zealand’s prime minister, her decision caught the world by surprise. She called leading a country “the most privileged job anyone could eve…

‘East Asia Could be Next Ukraine’: Japan PM Kishida After G7 Tour

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Saturday he told Western powers that East Asia could be the next Ukraine, as he urged a united front on a rising China and bellicose North Korea.…
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