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  World   Asia  16 Aug 2020

World, Asia, 16 Aug 2020

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

Thailand has seen near-daily demonstrations for the past month by student-led groups denouncing Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha

16 Aug 2020 3:33 PM

South Korea reports largest jump in new coronavirus cases since March

Authorities have been struggling to stem transmissions linked to churches, nursery homes, schools, restaurants and door-to-door salespeople

16 Aug 2020 10:20 AM

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end, PM Abe stays silent on wartime hostilities

Abe has increasingly sought to whitewash Japan’s brutal past since taking office in December 2012

16 Aug 2020 9:48 AM