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by Paul Wang
Catholics and Protestants want to sensitize the population and the Churches to the degraded work situation. The Jewish Sabbath (rest, freeing of slaves, community) as a remedy. 40-45% of the local population suffers from mental illness related to economic ...
| 30/04/2021
| HONG KONG
 
by Mathias Hariyadi
This follows the latest violent incidents. On Sunday a regional intelligence chief was killed in an ambush; on Tuesday, a policeman died in a gunfight. President Widodo orders a manhunt. Critics say the decision will have unpredictable “consequ...
| 29/04/2021
| INDONESIA
 
by Francis Khoo Thwe
Protests continue in Dawei, Namti, and Kalay. More and more people are being kidnapped or go missing in Dawei, Mogok, Sat Kalay, and Monywa. The junta accuses ordinary people of undermining the country’s stability and economy, but it is increasingly ...
| 29/04/2021
| MYANMAR
 
by Vladimir Rozanskij
The Ukrainian president pushes the Russian leader to resume communications between Russia and Ukraine. A Biden-Putin meeting is also hypothesized. Moscow claims its "neutrality" on the Donbass. Without Ukraine, Crimea suffers from drought.
| 29/04/2021
| RUSSIA - UKRAINE
 
The Financial Times publishes data from China’s census, which Chinese authorities have not yet released fearing public reaction. Demographic decline will have a strong socio-economic impact. Critics slam the government for its slow termination ...
| 28/04/2021
| CHINA
 
Saudi Arabia banned imports following the discovery of amphetamines in a pomegranate shipment. More than 50 per cent of Lebanon’s agricultural production goes to Arab countries. Lebanon’s Mufti joins the prelate’s appeal. There are ...
| 27/04/2021
| LEBANON – SAUDI ARABIA
 
by Bernardo Cervellera
A Catholic from Zhejiang is fined for hosting Msgr. Shao Zhumin in his private chapel. The prelate, recognized by the Holy See, but not by the Party, is branded as an emissary of a "foreign institution". All attempts by the Party to eliminate pastors ...
| 27/04/2021
| CHINA - VATICAN
 
by Margaret Ng
The lawyer and pro-democracy activist tells the court why she took part in an unauthorised protest. Freedom of expression and peaceful assembly are the most precious rights the people of Hong Kong have. Defending the rule of law may even mean taking ...
| 16/04/2021
| HONG KONG – CHINA
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