Nearly 20% of Chinese-Australians Physically Threatened or Attacked Due to their Ethnicity, Survey Finds

A national survey has found that 18% of Chinese-Australians have been physically threatened or attacked because of their Chinese heritage, citing the COVID-19 pandemic and Australia-China relations as contributing factors to their experiences. Lowy Institute Researcher Dr. Jennifer Hsu, who …

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U.S. Willing to Discuss Vaccine Sharing with Mexico, After All U.S. Citizens are Vaccinated

The White House said that the US has ruled out vaccine sharing with Mexico and would only consider it after it has finished vaccinating its own citizens. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said at a news conference before a …

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U.S. to Announce New Sanctions Against Russia Over Navalny Scandal

US officials are planning to place sanctions on Russia following the poisoning and jailing of political opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The news comes after reports from US intelligence agencies that Russian Federal Security Office (FSB) personnel attempted to kill Navalny …

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U.N. IAEA Says North Korean Nuclear Program is Cause for ‘Serious Concern’

The  UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) raised that North Korea’s nuclear program remained a serious concern despite imposed sanctions. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency North Korea continued to build an experimental light …

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Tokyo Demands that Beijing Stop Anal Swabbing of Japanese Citizens

Tokyo has demanded that Beijing stop conducting COVID-19 anal swab tests on Japanese citizens because it caused them “psychological pain.” “Some Japanese reported to our embassy in China that they received anal swab tests, which caused a great psychological pain,” …

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