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

The persecution and outright atrocities committed in Xinjiang China is being denounced by religious leaders from many religions.   They have declared the following declaration: “As religious leaders and leaders of belief-based communities, we come together to affirm human dignity for all by highlighting one of the most egregious human tragedies since the Holocaust: the potential...
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I recently came across this article and infographic (Click Here) which divides a world map into four sections of equal population. What may be shocking to some is the two smaller sections located in Southern and Eastern Asia. These are densely populated areas with relatively low gospel witness! Many are aware that China and India...
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According to an article by the Free Republic China’s military said on Wednesday the latest U.S. navy sailing near Chinese-claimed Taiwan was “extremely dangerous” The U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin sailed through the narrow and sensitive Taiwan Strait recently the U.S. navy said, in what have become relatively routine trips in recent months, though they...
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China is facing massive flooding. According to an article by the Financial Times, China’s famous Three Gorges dam recently hit its record for the highest water level ever in its history. This has been caused by massive rainfall in China’s Sichuan province. The recent flooding has misplaced nearly half a million people, with thousands of...
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Recently there has been an outbreak of COVID-19 in Dalian China. As soon as cases started appearing the authorities began quarantining different neighborhoods. While the entire city has not been put on entire lockdown, different neighborhoods with cases of COVID-19 have been put on lockdown. Recently according to an article by the Poch Times it...
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The People’s Republic of China (PRC) had harsh words for the man who led the Republic of China (ROC) to democracy.  Lee Teng-Hui died last week at the age of 97.  The China’s state news organization, Global Times published words such as ‘Traitor’, ‘National Sinner’, and that his death was not sad news.   Lee Teng-Hui was the...
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The China ambassador to the UK, Liu Xiaoming on Thursday stated that China would stop recognizing British passports.  This threat is the latest in the class between London and Beijing after China imposed harsh new security laws over Hong Kong.  The status quo was agreed to be maintained in Hong Kong for at least 50 years when...
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Persecution has been on the rise recently in India. According to an article by the Christian Post there have been over 135 cases of persecution already in 2020. The most reported cases have been reported in the India state of Uttar Pradesh which is India’s most populated state. However the population of Christians in this...
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China has experienced a record amount of rainfall and flooding in the past couple of weeks. More heavy rain is forecasted. According to an article by the epoch times all three of China’s main rivers are flooded. Also tens of thousands of people in Anhui Province were in need of rescue, as there city was...
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The US State Department has had China at a Level 4: Do not Travel advisory since March 28, 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak.  However earlier this month they expanded that advisory to warn against a new People’s Republic of China (PRC) practice.  The warning is listed as a “arbitrary enforcement of local laws for purposes other than maintaining...
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