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Workshop︱Discussing “Asia” – Knowledge Production, Communication and Media

The workshop on “Knowledge Production, Communication and Media” jointly sponsored by the Department of History of Sun Yat-sen University, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies of Sun Yat-sen University, and the editorial department of “Asian History Studies” will be held on June 17-18, 2022 through offline and online integration way…...

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Britain’s shadow minister for Asia Stephen Kinnock has criti

Britain’s shadow minister for Asia Stephen Kinnock has criticised Boris Johnson’s government’s roll-out of a visa scheme for Hongkongers with British National (Overseas) passports as “slow” and “inefficient”, six months after the application process officially opened.⁠ ⁠ Kinnock said it was “extraordinary” that “only 20 per cent” of applications had…...

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Six soups from Asia were mentioned in CNN Travel’s list of t

Six soups from Asia were mentioned in CNN Travel’s list of the world’s 20 best soups: beef pho from Vietnam, China’s Lanzhou beef noodle soup, mohinga from Myanmar, tom yum goong from Thailand, tonkotsu ramen from Japan and soto ayam from Indonesia.⁠ ⁠ Do you agree with the choices?⁠ ⁠…...

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Its streets are lined with restaurants serving shashlik and

Its streets are lined with restaurants serving shashlik and signs using the Cyrillic alphabet; the smell of rising Russian cakes wafts from bakeries and Slavic syllables muttered by passers-by fill the air.⁠ ⁠ This small neighbourhood could be almost anywhere in Central Asia. But it is actually in Seoul, South…...

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“[They] burned my skin like barbecue. It hurt. I didn’t shou

“[They] burned my skin like barbecue. It hurt. I didn’t shout, I was resisting the pain,” a man said, adding the soldiers also kicked him from behind, kicked him in the face, and struck him in the head with a gun.⁠ ⁠ His harrowing tale was among the countless accounts…...

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Singapore’s long ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thurs

Singapore’s long ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday signalled Finance Minister Lawrence Wong will succeed Lee Hsien Loong as the country’s prime minister.⁠ ⁠ In a statement, Prime Minister Lee said cabinet ministers on Thursday endorsed Wong, 49, as the leader of the so-called “4G” or fourth-generation of the…...

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