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Outgoing US ambassador to China blames Beijing for coronavirus as he heads home to help Trump

Outgoing US ambassador to China blames Beijing for coronavirus as he heads home to help Trump

The outgoing United States Ambassador to China has denounced Beijing’s initial handling of the coronavirus, saying that “what could have been contained in Wuhan ended up becoming a worldwide pandemic.”
Outgoing US ambassador to China blames Beijing for coronavirus as he heads home to help Trump

Frustrated with China's presence in their country, these Pacific Islanders are pushing for independence

Frustrated with China’s presence in their country, these Pacific Islanders are pushing for independence

How a repatriation flight from Guangzhou to a Pacific island sparked anger over China’s influence — and prompted a province to launch an independence referendum.
Frustrated with China’s presence in their country, these Pacific Islanders are pushing for independence

US holds its second high-profile visit to Taiwan in two months

US holds its second high-profile visit to Taiwan in two months

A high-profile United States official is visiting Taiwan for the second time in two months, the latest sign of warming ties between Washington and Taipei, as Beijing escalates pressure on the self-governed island through a series of military drills and aircraft incursions.
US holds its second high-profile visit to Taiwan in two months

Indonesians caught without a mask forced to dig graves for Covid-19 victims

Indonesians caught without a mask forced to dig graves for Covid-19 victims

Villagers who refuse to wear masks are being forced to dig graves for victims of Covid-19 by local authorities in one part of rural Indonesia, in the hopes that a little bit of manual labor and empathy will convince others to do their part to help stop the pandemic.
Indonesians caught without a mask forced to dig graves for Covid-19 victims

Only the US has more coronavirus cases than India. But unlike Trump, its leader seems immune from criticism

Only the US has more coronavirus cases than India. But unlike Trump, its leader seems immune from criticism

Modi is seen by many as a “national messiah” who is working on a grander agenda to reshape the Indian nation along Hindu lines, and is not accountable for day-to-day government failures, say analysts.
Only the US has more coronavirus cases than India. But unlike Trump, its leader seems immune from criticism