BAY AREA REPORTER
Sept. 30 “Pompeo takes anti-gay campaign to UN”
…LGBTQ rights have not been a platform in past elections, but for the first time some political parties have placed LGBTQ issues on their platforms this year, reported Radio Free Asia.
… “I will return to Cambodia to solve the economic crisis,” he recently told Radio Free Asia’s Khmer Service.
… Sources told Radio Free Asia (RFA) authorities swooped on the group in Hyesan, a northern city on the border with China.
… In January 2018, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported that 120,000 Uighurs were being detained for showing signs of “extremism” and “politically incorrect views,” sourcing a security chief of Kashgar city.
Radio Free Asia analysis of shipping data through the waters has suggested commercial shops have been avoiding certain areas, even though doing so results in longer routes.
UCA NEWS (Also in CAMBODIA DAILY)
… Billed as TOP NEWS, it started on Sept. 21 when Fresh News reported that Chun Chanboth, deputy director of Radio Free Asia (RFA), had told the prime minister’s eldest son, General Hun Manet, that US intelligence monitored Fresh News.
… An Embassy spokesperson later told Radio Free Asia that the U.S. was “hopeful that we can find a way to expand military-to-military cooperation.”
… Zarhan made a number of video testimonies for Atajurt, a human rights organization in Kazakhstan, spoke to reporters from Radio Free Asia and sent appeals to the Chinese Embassy in Nur-Sultan.
VICE (Also in EXPRESS)
… On Saturday, sirens of defense from air strikes were played in Lhasa, according to a report by the Tibetan watchdog website Radio Free Asia.
… The data also contains information on 2,900 Taiwanese nationals, including former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), and Sophie Chang (張淑芬), the wife of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀), Radio Free Asia has reported.
… A source at a law enforcement agency told US-government funded news agency Radio Free Asia (RFA): “In mid-August, a resident of Onsong county, North Hamgyong province was arrested on suspicion of espionage when a secret service agent of the local security department learned he had printed photos from South Korea at a local photo studio.
… Xi has further fortified his grip on power through maneuvers to cleanse dissent within the party in the name of fighting corruption, Cai said in an interview with Radio Free Asia on Saturday (Sept. 19).
NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW
… Government-funded outlet Radio Free Asia unexpectedly posted on social media a satellite photo from an American company, appearing to show the entrance of a Chinese submarine base on the island of Hainan, a home port for the Chinese navy's submarine force.
… North Korea’s communist regime ordered inspections and “ideological education” across the ruling Korean Workers’ Party, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported Friday, after images of the Kim family were found in scrap paper.
A 9/11 Radio Free Asia investigation proves the opposite: at least three concentration camps, with more than 20,000 Uyghur prisoners, are still in operation in Uchturpan county.
US EMBASSY IN MONGOLIA
… The move has sparked protests and CCP authorities have arrested or forced hundreds of ethnic Mongolians to resign from public office, Radio Free Asia says.
… Radio Free Asia on Tuesday reported that at least 2,900 Taiwanese political and business leaders were among those caught up in the database.
NEW YORK POST (Also in EXPRESS)
… “The Chinese trader received an order from the North Korean company to send high-quality masks even if they were a little expensive,” he told Radio Free Asia, according to the Express.
… Independent historian Feng Zhi told Radio Free Asia that the document opens the way to a centrally planned economy controlled by the CCP.
… A Christian villager recently told Radio Free Asia that he had been scolded by an official over his Christian faith.
The U.S. issued only 145 student visas to Chinese citizens excluding Hongkongers, compared to more than 20,000 in the same period last year, the Liberty Times reported on Wednesday (Sept. 16), citing Radio Free Asia (RFA).
NEW YORK POST
… At the same time, the European Union called for independent observers to be allowed to visit the region where up to 1.8 million Uighurs are being held to examine how they are being treated, according to Radio Free Asia.
UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
… Radio Free Asia's Korean service reported the works of state-commissioned painters of Pyongyang's Mansudae Art Studio can be found on popular e-commerce sites in China, including Taobao and Jingdong, also known as JD.com.
… The verdict had been expected, as confirmed by a family member interviewed by Radio Free Asia (RFA) who comments: "I had prepared myself for the worst".
… Radio Free Asia reports that North Korea is attempting to cover-up the apartment collapse in Wonsan as a way out of having to pay compensation to the survivors.
… According to Radio Free Asia (RFA), proceedings at the Beijing No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court were as murky as ever, but the few observers permitted through tight security agreed that Ren seems to be headed for prison.
… Their existence was confirmed to Radio Free Asia by two police officers from Uchturpan county, home of the offending structures
… According to one Radio Free Asia source in the country’s northeast, due to strong winds blowing away all the trees, and the constant deluges, many roads in the province have increasingly started looking like “oceans.”
… US-backed website Radio Free Asia painted a grim picture of the scene, with a North Korean defector living in South Korea saying: "Once you march in a military parade, which is a national event in North Korea, you will feel severe pain as if your intestines ruptured.”
… France-based Chinese dissident and commentator Wang Longmeng speaking to Radio Free Asia said that hiring Li to work at Twitter was like hiring a fox to guard the hencoop.
… Radio Free Asia has estimated that at least 120,000 people have been detained in re-education camps
… Radio Free Asia reported earlier that the group was trying to flee to Taiwan.
… China is now establishing Communist Party structures in all areas of Tibet “to strengthen their command, policies, and power, thus suppressing all the freedoms of Tibetans in the spheres of faith and belief, politics, the economy, and culture,” Jampel Monlam, a Boston-based Tibet analyst and former director of the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, told Radio Free Asia.
… Military units and police have been ordered to open fire on anyone who goes within one kilometre of the 900-mile Sino-Korean border for any reason, the US-backed website Radio Free Asia has reported.
NEW YORK TIMES
Sept. 6 “Joe Biden’s China Journey”
… The station went online in 1996 as Radio Free Asia and operates to this day.
NY DAILY NEWS
… “The content that I really want to complain about is only a small part of the evidence,” she told Radio Free Asia earlier this year.
… He had contacted Taiwan authorities multiple times since last year, according to Radio Free Asia.
NEW YORK TIMES
... As the coronavirus spread in early 2020 and China’s relations with countries around the world strained, she posted an article on WeChat from the U.S. government-run Radio Free Asia about the deterioration of Chinese-Canadian diplomacy, a piece that would have been censored.
VOICE OF AMERICA
… The blocked websites included Voice of America, Radio Free Asia and Voice of Democracy.
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
… Biden added that he would also step up support for the Tibetan people, including by expanding Tibetan language services at US government-funded Radio Free Asia and Voice of America.
… The measure was announced on August 27 in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus. North Korean troops were instructed to shoot anyone who went within one kilometer (0.6miles) of the border according to Radio Free Asia (RFA).
… The Regulations on Penalties for Administrative Violations in Oil & Gas — officially titled Decree No 99/2020/ND-CP — were adopted in the last week of August and reported by the Hanoi Moi newspaper, according to Radio Free Asia.
MERCATORNET (Also in PLEDGE TIMES)
Radio Free Asia quoted a professor at Inner Mongolia University as saying: “If our language is wiped out, we as a distinct people will also cease to exist.”
… On Aug. 31, Radio Free Asia reported that 620 people had been injured and 282 killed since December 2018, when the fighting escalated.
Sept. 3 “Opinions are dangerous in communist Laos”
“… Even though the police arrested Sangkhane, other persons will follow in his footsteps and will speak for him,” a Laotian official who works for a non-governmental organization told Radio Free Asia.
NEW YORK POST (Also in EXPRESS)
… The order will be in effect until the pandemic ends to prevent the virus from entering the region known for smuggling goods into the Hermit Kingdom, Radio Free Asia reported.