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Channel NewsAsia
Former Japanese defence minister may replace scandal-hit Inadamedia reported. A defence ministry spokesman declined to comment. A defence mi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
media reported. A defence ministry spokesman declined to comment. A defence ministry report on investigations into the cover-up is due out as early as Friday, media reports have said. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul Tait)Source: Re... Read more
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The Star
Former Japanese defence minister may replace scandal-hit Inadato resign, media reported. A defence ministry spokesman declined to comment. A
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
to resign, media reported. A defence ministry spokesman declined to comment. A defence ministry report on investigations into the cover-up is due out as early as Friday, media reports have said. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by P... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan PM Abe denies favours for friend amid falling supportdefence officials to conceal logs about the activities of the Self-Defense Forc
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
defence officials to conceal logs about the activities of the Self-Defense Forces, as Japan's military is known, in a U.N.-led peacekeeping operation in South Sudan. (Reporting by Elaine Lies and Linda Sieg; Editing by Paul Tait)Source... Read more
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The Star
Japan PM Abe denies favours for friend amid falling supportthat Inada allowed defence officials to conceal logs about the activities of th
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
that Inada allowed defence officials to conceal logs about the activities of the Self-Defense Forces, as Japan's military is known, in a U.N.-led peacekeeping operation in South Sudan. (Reporting by Elaine Lies and Linda Sieg; Editing by Paul... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan PM Abe denies favours for friend amid falling supportBy Elaine Lies and Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Elaine Lies and Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings sinking over a suspected cronyism scandal, said on Monday he had never instructed that preferential treatment be given to a long-time friend and that his... Read more
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3d
The Star
Japanese PM Abe denies favouritism in approval for schooldirector, Kotaro Kake, is a friend of Abe. Several opinion polls have shown Ab
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
director, Kotaro Kake, is a friend of Abe. Several opinion polls have shown Abe's support below 30 percent and, while this does not immediately threaten his job, it does cloud the longer-term outlook. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul Ta... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan PM Abe faces parliament grilling after support drops furthermedia reports that Inada allowed defence officials to conceal logs about the ac
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
media reports that Inada allowed defence officials to conceal logs about the activities of the Self-Defence Forces, as Japan's military is known, in a U.N.-led peacekeeping operation in South Sudan. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan PM Abe faces parliament grilling after support drops furtherthat Inada allowed defence officials to conceal logs about the activities of th
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
that Inada allowed defence officials to conceal logs about the activities of the Self-Defence Forces, as Japan's military is known, in a U.N.-led peacekeeping operation in South Sudan. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul Tait)Source: Re... Read more
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EuroNews
London mayor Johnson gives Japan Olympics adviceBy Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Lon
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, London mayor when the city hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics, advised Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Friday to shrug off criticism during the 2020 Games preparation period,... Read more
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EuroNews
Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parentsBy Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – The parents of a worker on Japan’s Olympic sta
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – The parents of a worker on Japan’s Olympic stadium who committed suicide have petitioned the government to recognise it as “death by overwork”, an official said on Thursday, with media saying he worked 200 hours of... Read more
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The Star
Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parentssets few curbs on employers regarding overtime and pay, staff at more than a fi
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
sets few curbs on employers regarding overtime and pay, staff at more than a fifth of companies exceeded a government threshold of 80 hours of monthly overtime, a white paper showed in 2016. (Reporting by Elaine Lies, Editing by Clarence Ferna... Read more
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9d
Channel NewsAsia
Japan doctor who practiced until months before his death dies at 105forgot to eat or sleep," he was quoted as saying. "I believe we can keep that
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
forgot to eat or sleep," he was quoted as saying. "I believe we can keep that attitude as adults - it's best not to tire the body with too many rules such as lunchtime and bedtime." (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Michael Perry)Source: Reut... Read more
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The Star
Japan doctor who practiced until months before his death dies at 105fun, we often forgot to eat or sleep," he was quoted as saying. "I believe we
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
fun, we often forgot to eat or sleep," he was quoted as saying. "I believe we can keep that attitude as adults - it's best not to tire the body with too many rules such as lunchtime and bedtime." (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Michael Pe... Read more
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15d
The Star
Japanese PM Abe promises to help victims of floods; death toll up to 25the site of a destroyed railway bridge. One woman told media Abe had shaken he
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
the site of a destroyed railway bridge. One woman told media Abe had shaken her hand and commiserated with her about how tough things must be. "We want him to work hard for Japan," she said. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Robert... Read more
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The Star
Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warningquake in Japan on record, and a massive tsunami. Those events triggered the wor
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
quake in Japan on record, and a massive tsunami. Those events triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl a quarter of a century earlier. (Reporting by Elaine Lies and Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Stephen Coates and Clarence Fernan... Read more
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17d
EuroNews
Japan PM Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reshuf
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reshuffle his cabinet and party leaders early next month, moving to shore up his worst levels of popular support since returning to power in 2012, following a historic loss in a... Read more
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20d
The Star
Japan rescuers dig through rubble as rain goes on, at least six deada population of some 950,000 and issued evacuation orders for several districts
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
a population of some 950,000 and issued evacuation orders for several districts. The rain was caused by a low pressure area over the Pacific that fed warm, moist air into Japan's seasonal rainy front. (Writing by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul... Read more
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20d
Reuters
Japan rescuers dig through rubble as rain goes on, at least six deada population of some 950,000 and issued evacuation orders for several districts
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
a population of some 950,000 and issued evacuation orders for several districts. The rain was caused by a low pressure area over the Pacific that fed warm, moist air into Japan's seasonal rainy front. (Writing by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul Ta... Read more
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21d
Channel NewsAsia
New Japan law a big step towards commercial whaling, officials sayand actually proves that whaling is unsustainable. "It's clear that this indus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
and actually proves that whaling is unsustainable. "It's clear that this industry cannot stand on its own two feet without government subsidy," she told the news conference. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)Source: R... Read more
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22d
Reuters
Tokyo governor to push for smoking ban before 2020 Olympics - Nikkeiaround half of Japanese smoked, compared to 18 percent now. But smoking laws va
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
around half of Japanese smoked, compared to 18 percent now. But smoking laws vary among cities and enforcement is lax. There is still a cigarette vending machine in a health ministry annex. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Clarence Fern... Read more
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22d
Channel NewsAsia
Tokyo governor to push for smoking ban before 2020 Olympics - Nikkeiof Japanese smoked, compared to 18 percent now. But smoking laws vary among cit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
of Japanese smoked, compared to 18 percent now. But smoking laws vary among cities and enforcement is lax. There is still a cigarette vending machine in a health ministry annex. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)Source: Reut... Read more
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22d
The Star
Tokyo governor to push for smoking ban before 2020 Olympics - Nikkeiaround half of Japanese smoked, compared to 18 percent now. But smoking laws va
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
around half of Japanese smoked, compared to 18 percent now. But smoking laws vary among cities and enforcement is lax. There is still a cigarette vending machine in a health ministry annex. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Clarence Fern... Read more
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22d
Swissinfo
U.S. believes North Korea likely tested ICBM; experts say Alaska within rangeon July 4 - http://tmsnrt.rs/2sHcHC1 (Additional reporting by Christine Kim an
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
on July 4 - http://tmsnrt.rs/2sHcHC1 (Additional reporting by Christine Kim and Soyoung Kim in Seoul, Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine Lies in Tokyo, Ben Blanchard in Beijing, David Brunnstrom, Ayesha Rascoe and Lesley Wroughton in Washington and... Read more
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Swissinfo
North Korea says tests first ICBM; experts say Alaska within rangeregional powers getting ready for talks or sanctions. (Additional reporting by
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
regional powers getting ready for talks or sanctions. (Additional reporting by Soyoung Kim in SEOUL, Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ben Blanchard in BEIJING and David Brunnstrom and Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Bill Tarrant,... Read more
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22d
Swissinfo
North Korea says first intercontinental ballistic missile test successfulregional powers getting ready for talks or sanctions. (Additional reporting by
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
regional powers getting ready for talks or sanctions. (Additional reporting by Soyoung Kim in SEOUL, Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ben Blanchard in BEIJING and David Brunnstrom and Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Bill Tarrant... Read more
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23d
Swissinfo
North Korea says intercontinental ballistic missile test successfulout of patience with China's modest steps to pressure North Korea. (Reporting
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
out of patience with China's modest steps to pressure North Korea. (Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Lincoln Feast and Bill Ta... Read more
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23d
The Christian Post
North Korea Test-Fires Ballistic Missile Showing It Could 'Reach All of Alaska'demanded that North Korea "choose a better path and do it quickly". (Reporting
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
demanded that North Korea "choose a better path and do it quickly". (Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine Lies in Tokoyo, Ayesha Rascoe in Washington; Editing by Lincoln Feast and Bill Tarr... Read more
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23d
Swissinfo
North Korea test-fires intermediate range ballistic missile ahead of G20 summitby Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Ela
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine L... Read more
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The Star
North Korea missile 'greatly exceeded' altitude of 2,500 km - Japan Defence MinistryJapan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military and Japanese g
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military and Japanese government said. Tokyo strongly protested what it called a clear violation of UN resolutions. (Reporting by Nobuhiro Kubo, writing by Elaine Lies: Editing by Neil Full... Read more
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23d
Reuters
North Korea missile 'greatly exceeded' altitude of 2,500 km: Japan Defense MinistryJapan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military and Japanese g
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military and Japanese government said. Tokyo strongly protested what it called a clear violation of UN resolutions. (Reporting by Nobuhiro Kubo, writing by Elaine Lies: Editing by Neil Full... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea missile "greatly exceeded" altitude of 2,500 km - Japan Defence MinistryEconomic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military and Japanese government said. To
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
Economic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military and Japanese government said. Tokyo strongly protested what it called a clear violation of UN resolutions. (Reporting by Nobuhiro Kubo, writing by Elaine Lies: Editing by Neil Fullick)Source:... Read more
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23d
Channel NewsAsia
North Korea test-fires intermediate range ballistic missile ahead of G20 summitNorth Korea "choose a better path and do it quickly". (Reporting by Jack Kim a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
North Korea "choose a better path and do it quickly". (Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Lincoln Feast and Bill Tarrant)Source: Reu... Read more
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Swissinfo
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile ahead of G20 summitmoves, saying they infringe on its sovereign right to self defence and space ex
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
moves, saying they infringe on its sovereign right to self defence and space exploration. (Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Lincoln Feast and Bill Tarr... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile ahead of G20 summitthey infringe on its sovereign right to self defence and space exploration. (R
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
they infringe on its sovereign right to self defence and space exploration. (Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Lincoln Feast and Bill Tarrant)Source: Reut... Read more
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The Star
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile ahead of G20 summitmoves, saying they infringe on its sovereign right to self defence and space ex
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
moves, saying they infringe on its sovereign right to self defence and space exploration. (Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Additional reporting by Elaine Lies in TOKYO, Ayesha Rascoe in WASHINGTON; Editing by Lincoln Feast and Bill Tarr... Read more
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23d
Channel NewsAsia
North Korea launches a missile, may land in Japan's EEZ - NHKbe the latest in a series by North Korea since the start of the year and comes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
be the latest in a series by North Korea since the start of the year and comes just after U.S. President Donald J. Trump spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the issue. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Paul Tait)Source:... Read more
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The Star
North Korea launches a missile, may land in Japan's EEZ - NHKlaunch would be the latest in a series by North Korea since the start of the ye
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
launch would be the latest in a series by North Korea since the start of the year and comes just after U.S. President Donald J. Trump spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the issue. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by... Read more
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Swissinfo
North Korea launches a missile, may land in Japan's EEZ - NHKlaunch would be the latest in a series by North Korea since the start of the ye
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
launch would be the latest in a series by North Korea since the start of the year and comes just after U.S. President Donald J. Trump spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the issue. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by... Read more
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dna
Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday, June 30of preparations for the Games. (OLYMPICS-TOKYO/ (PIX, TV), expect from 1530 GMT
dna / Posted 27 days ago
of preparations for the Games. (OLYMPICS-TOKYO/ (PIX, TV), expect from 1530 GMT/1130 AM ET, by Christopher Gallagher and Elaine Lies, 400 words) IOC President Bach in South Korea IOC President Thomas Bach visits South Korea to take in the World... Read more
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EuroNews
IOC pleased with Tokyo's budget cuts, says more possibleBy Elaine Lies and Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) – International Olympic Comm
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
By Elaine Lies and Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates said on Friday he was pleased with Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Summer Games, especially trimming more than $2 billion (£1.54... Read more
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dna
Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday, June 30of preparations for the Games. (OLYMPICS-TOKYO/ (PIX, TV), expect from 1530 GMT
dna / Posted 27 days ago
of preparations for the Games. (OLYMPICS-TOKYO/ (PIX, TV), expect from 1530 GMT/1130 AM ET, by Christopher Gallagher and Elaine Lies, 400 words) IOC President Bach in South Korea IOC President Thomas Bach visits South Korea to take in the World... Read more
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dna
Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Friday, June 30of preparations for the Games. (OLYMPICS-TOKYO/ (PIX, TV), expect from 1530 GMT
dna / Posted 27 days ago
of preparations for the Games. (OLYMPICS-TOKYO/ (PIX, TV), expect from 1530 GMT/1130 AM ET, by Christopher Gallagher and Elaine Lies, 400 words) CYCLING Porte plots to topple old team mate Froome on Tour DUESSELDORF - BMC's Australian rider... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracythat is burning in the hearts of young people". "But if I were to die today, H
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
that is burning in the hearts of young people". "But if I were to die today, Hong Kong would be fine with young leaders like that." (Additional reporting by Venus Wu in Hong Kong; Jessica Macy Yu in Taiwan and Elaine Lies in Tokyo)Source: R... Read more
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EuroNews
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracyfire of democracy that is burning in the hearts of young people”. “But if I wer
EuroNews / Posted a month ago
fire of democracy that is burning in the hearts of young people”. “But if I were to die today, Hong Kong would be fine with young leaders like that.” (Additional reporting by Venus Wu in Hong Kong; Jessica Macy Yu in Taiwan and Elaine Lies in T... Read more
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The Star
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracyfire of democracy that is burning in the hearts of young people". "But if I we
The Star / Posted a month ago
fire of democracy that is burning in the hearts of young people". "But if I were to die today, Hong Kong would be fine with young leaders like that." (Additional reporting by Venus Wu in Hong Kong; Jessica Macy Yu in Taiwan and Elaine Lies in Tok... Read more
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Reuters
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracyfire of democracy that is burning in the hearts of young people". "But if I we
Reuters / Posted a month ago
fire of democracy that is burning in the hearts of young people". "But if I were to die today, Hong Kong would be fine with young leaders like that." (Additional reporting by Venus Wu in Hong Kong; Jessica Macy Yu in Taiwan and Elaine Lies in Tok... Read more
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dna
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracywould be fine with young leaders like that." (Additional reporting by Venus Wu
dna / Posted a month ago
would be fine with young leaders like that." (Additional reporting by Venus Wu in Hong Kong; Jessica Macy Yu in Taiwan and Elaine Lies in Tokyo) (This article has not been edited by DNA's editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency... Read more
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