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Pelosi stops in Hawaii and reveals her Asia plans. But no mention of Taiwan

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Hong Kong US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is heading to Asia for a tour of the region after landing in Hawaii, where she visited the Pearl Harbor Memorial and the USS Arizona. Pelosi is leading a Congressional delegati...

The Ukraine war shocked the world. We must act now to prevent the next one in Asia

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Taiwan faces a similar situation today with Communist China, an aggressive neighbor 60 times its size.  Most probably cannot find Taiwan on a blank map, but it’s an advanced economy and robust democracy that has live...

Asia on high alert for monkeypox as cases reported from India to Japan

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Countries across Asia are on high alert for monkeypox, screening travelers and scrambling teams of medics, as they report their first cases of the virus, now identified as a global health emergency by the World Heal...

1 billion meth pills seized as Asia sees record drug increase

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More than one billion methamphetamine pills were seized in East and Southeast Asia last year, a record figure that the United Nations says highlights a "staggering" increase in the regional synthetic drug trade. Met...

Asia expert calls on Biden admin to take a ‘Reagan posture’ with China

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GORDON CHANG: First of all, China has declared a quote unquote people's war on the US. They did that in May 2019 with People's Daily, the most authoritative publication in China. When People's Daily speaks, that's Ch...

Biden set to unveil his economic plan for countering China in Asia

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Tokyo President Joe Biden on Monday plans to unveil a long-sought economic plan for engaging a region coming increasingly under the influence of China, as he enters the second leg of his debut tour of Asia. The annou...

Tom Cotton calls for ‘firmer action’ against China amid President Biden’s trip to Asia

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Speaking during an interview with "Sunday Morning Futures," Cotton argued that it's "important" for President Biden to "visit our allies in the Western Pacific," but that his trip came "too late" given China "is the ...

Biden course-corrects, shows China US is ‘not afraid’ by mentioning Taiwan during Asia trip: Gordon Chang

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CHINA LAUNCHES MILITARY EXERCISES IN SOUTH CHINA SEA AS BIDEN VISITS ASIA GORDON CHANG: They are connected because, before Biden touched down in South Korea -- the first stop on the trip -- the Chinese publicly warne...

Biden set to wrap up South Korean leg of his first Asia trip as President with visit to US troops

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Seoul President Joe Biden will conclude a visit to South Korea on Sunday visiting with some of the nearly 30,000 American service members stationed here. The Americans deployed on the Korean Peninsula have long acted...

Reopening in doubt as China withdraws from hosting 2023 AFC Asia Cup

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Hong Kong China has pulled out of hosting the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asia Cup, a possible sign the country's strict zero-Covid policy could remain in place for some time to come. The quadrennial tour...

Biden will visit South Korea and Japan next month as he works to keep focus on Asia

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President Joe Biden will make his first trip to Asia as president next month, visiting South Korea and Japan from May 20 to May 24, White House officials told CNN, underscoring his commitment to the region even as i...

Nancy Pelosi postpones Asia trip after testing positive for Covid-19

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A US Congressional delegation to Asia has been postponed after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tested positive for Covid-19. The announcement followed a warning by China that it would take strong measures if the trip inc...

Russia’s attack on Ukraine reveals political fault lines in Asia

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Hong Kong India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called him a "dear friend." Chinese leader Xi Jinping went a step further, calling him his "best and bosom friend." But Russian strongman Vladimir Putin's unprovoked as...

Former CNN Digital Asia Director Marc Lourdes dies, age 40

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Marc Lourdes, a former director of CNN Digital Worldwide for Asia-Pacific, died tragically in a motorcycle accident in Malaysia on Saturday. He was 40. Lourdes joined CNN's Hong Kong newsroom in 2016 and soon becam...

Omicron surge may be inevitable, despite containment efforts in Asia

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Strict quarantine rules for arrivals and widespread mask wearing have helped slow the spread of the highly contagious variant in Asia. Countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand quickly reinstated entry and qu...

Rare sea eagle from Asia spotted thousands of miles from home in Massachusetts

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Birdwatchers are flocking to a Massachusetts state park in hopes of getting a glimpse of a rare Steller's sea eagle -- an enormous raptor that is native to eastern Russia and parts of Asia. The Massachusetts Divisio...

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