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News about what is going on in the continent of Asia from a mission’s perspective.

According to an article by www.theepochtimes.com on May 6th a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the Banda Sea near Indonesia. Residents near the area reported their beds and the buildings they were living in shaking. A 6.8 magnitude earthquake is a strong earthquake and in Indonesia recently there have been many earthquakes and tremors. Indonesia...
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According to an article by www.Disern.com shots were fired yesterday at the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea. North Korea first fired a few shots into South Korea, and then South Korean soldiers briefly returned the fire. The shots did not kill anyone or cause damage on either side. The exact reason for North...
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According to an article by www.freerepublic.com a magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook eastern Indonesia on Thursday morning. Thankfully, there are currently no casualties reported. In the past, earthquakes have frequently shook the shores of Indonesia. The most deadly earthquake in their recent history was in 2004 when a magnitude 9.5 earthquake triggered a tsunami that killed...
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According to an article by The Christian Post Christians around the world are asking for the release from prison of an ethnic Korean Chinese Christian nicknamed Deacon Jang. Deacon Jang is a Chinese citizen who lived in a Chinese town on the border of North Korea. According to the article, he helped with physical needs...
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According to an article by www.breitbart.com the government in China demolished another church building on Easter Sunday. This church building was a three-self protestant church building. The three-self churches are the only government sanctioned place where Christians are allowed to worship in China. Meeting in houses or underground church meetings is illegal in China. While...
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North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is in possible danger after surgery according to an article by CNN. According to the article a South Korean newspaper claims that Kim reportedly received a cardiovascular system procedure on April 12. Kim received the cardiovascular system procedure because of “excessive smoking, obesity, and overwork,” according to the news...
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According to an article by freerepublic.com racism towards blacks is becoming stronger in southern China. The Chinese industrial city of Guangzhou has a large African expat community. Recently life for these African residents is not very safe. Because of rumors that coronavirus might be sweeping through the black community, many hotels and landlords have been...
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A group of animist worshipers beat a Christian father with wooden sticks until he fell unconscious. His wife and children tried to revive him, however he would not wake up and none of their neighbors would help them. On the morning of March 12th, in the Odisha State’s Kodalmetla village, 30 year old Kama Sodi...
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Picture pulled from website As the sinicization campaign continues across China, more crosses are being removed. This campaign is designed to have the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) control all levels of society, the church in particular. Even from government approved churches, the communist government is removing crosses. It has been reported that even during this...
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Military Drills (stock photo) The Chinese state media is reporting that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is holding military drills near Taiwan. These drills are part of “military struggle preparations against the island.” Friday’s maneuvers were the sixth time this year that the PLA military has performed drills Taiwan this year. April 2, 2020...
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