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Rohingya children: A ‘lost generation’ in Bangladesh

Two years after an ethnic cleansing forced around 700,000 Rohingya to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh, where Rohingya children are still living in camps.
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The evolution of a unique dementia care centre in Hong Kong

Professor Timothy Kwok, Director of Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing lifts the lid on the development of a unique dementia care centre in Hong Kong.
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Bangladesh will return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Myanmar and Bangladesh will undergo plans to repatriate Rohingya refugees, despite no evidence that Rohingya genocide has stopped in Rakhine State.
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Supreme Court refuses to lift restrictions on Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court of India refused to pass an order lifting severe restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, and also further extended the communications blackout in the region.
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Are basic freedoms at risk in Kashmir?

Indian authorities have continued to keep measures in anticipation of unrest that put basic freedoms at risk in Kashmir.
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India: Revoking Article 370 will cause tensions and unrest

India's revoking of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir is likely to inflame tensions and increase the risk of violence, Amnesty International India said.
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Scientists identify sea as how cancer spread 6,000 years ago

Researchers found out how cancer spread around the world, between sea-faring dogs around 6,000 years ago in Asia.
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The future of the renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia is explored here by VHR Global Recruitment, including a focus on Taiwan’s ambitious phase out of nuclear power by 2025.
Asia Analysis, July 2019

Asia Analysis – July 2019

In this July 2019 edition of Asia Analysis, we hear from Makoto Suematsu, President of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED), who details the challenges around global data sharing for orphan diseases.
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Bilateral energy dialogue between Brussels and Tokyo to become stronger

In this article, we explain how the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial meeting led to a promise of more bilateral energy dialogue and cooperation on innovation between the EU and Japan.
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Violent police force against Hong Kong protesters

In Hong Kong, protesters who are fighting the implementation of an Extradition law have faced violent police force.
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Research finds antibiotic contamination of global rivers

Concentrations of antibiotic contamination found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, according to researchers at the University of York.
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The 2019 war crimes of Myanmar in Rakhine State

The Myanmar military has continued to commit war crimes in 2019 within the Rakhine State, according to evidence published by Amnesty in an extensive report.
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Brunei: New report on abusive penal code

Brunei should immediately repeal its abusive penal code, which violates a range of human rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Bangladesh arrests critics over social media posts

Bangladesh arrests multiple anti-government critics over social media in their crackdown on the right to free speech, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Sri Lanka: Refugees targeted after Easter Sunday attacks

The Sri Lankan government must ensure that over 1,100 refugees and asylum-seekers forced from their homes by mobs after the Easter Sunday massacre are immediately provided with adequate help.
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EU and Central Asia: Opportunities for a stronger partnership

The European Union(EU) is outlining its vision for a renewed partnership with Central Asia, updating its strategy on relations with the region first set out in 2007.
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Trans people in China risk lives with dangerous self-surgery

Trans people in China are performing highly dangerous surgery on themselves and buying unsafe hormone treatments on the black market.
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APAC countries shifting towards sustainable environment

Asia Pacific (APAC) countries are adopting several strategies and roadmaps to achieve the renewable energy target designated by their nations.
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Myanmar laws need to change following release of journalists

Myanmar laws on press freedom must change after the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who spent more than 500 days in prison due to their coverage of a Rohingya massacre by Myanmar forces.

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