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  • Australia’s pristine beaches have a big, smelly problem
    by The Conversation on 18. juni 2019 at 01:00

    AUSTRALIANS love our iconic coastal lifestyle. So many of our settlements are spread along our huge coastline. Real estate prices soar where we can catch a view of the water. The post Australia’s pristine beaches have a big, smelly problem appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque shooting video
    by Asian Correspondent on 18. juni 2019 at 00:59

    A New Zealand man was jailed for 21 months on Tuesday for distributing gruesome livestream video of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers, local media reported. The post New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque shooting video appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • China earthquake quake kills 11, injures 122
    by Asian Correspondent on 18. juni 2019 at 00:58

    THE toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings. The post China earthquake quake kills 11, injures 122 appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Expanding paternity leave in Southeast Asia
    by East Asia Forum on 17. juni 2019 at 01:00

    STATUTORY rights to maternity leave are available to working women in 185 countries, but only 78 offer statutory rights to paternity leave. Nordic countries set the global benchmark for policies that support men’s involvement in parenting, but paternity leave is fast becoming a hot topic in Southeast Asia. The post Expanding paternity leave in Southeast Asia appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • China stays mum as Hong Kong protests extradition bill
    by Asian Correspondent on 17. juni 2019 at 01:00

    CHINESE state media remained largely silent as an estimated two million Hong Kong people took to the streets Sunday to protest an extradition bill, with social platforms scrubbed clean of any pictures or mentions of the rally. The post China stays mum as Hong Kong protests extradition bill appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong to be released from prison today – party
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 17. juni 2019 at 00:59

    JOSHUA Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests nearly five years ago, will be released from prison today, his party said late Sunday. The post Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong to be released from prison today – party appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • China’s spreading influence deepens rivalry in the Pacific
    by Bahauddin Foizee on 14. juni 2019 at 01:00

    THE INDO-Pacific is permeated by adversarial relations between China and India, Japan, and the US. The post China’s spreading influence deepens rivalry in the Pacific appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Christchurch mosque attack defendant pleads not guilty
    by Asian Correspondent on 14. juni 2019 at 00:59

    THE man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty to multiple murder and terrorism charges Friday and was committed to stand trial next year.  The post Christchurch mosque attack defendant pleads not guilty appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Police face mounting brutality claims after Hong Kong clashes
    by Asian Correspondent on 14. juni 2019 at 00:58

    THEIR motto has been "Asia's Finest" since colonial times, but videos of Hong Kong police beating unarmed protesters have fuelled public anger and sparked accusations of brutality. The post Police face mounting brutality claims after Hong Kong clashes appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Freedom of the press, security of the nation: How Australia is risking both
    by James Mortensen on 13. juni 2019 at 01:00

    OVER the last couple of weeks, the eyes of both national and international journalists have been firmly set on Australia. The latest string of raids cements the government’s newfound reputation for absolute information control, especially when the information in question impacts national security. The post Freedom of the press, security of the nation: How Australia is risking both appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]