Invisible Asia

Children in the Philippines are particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Descendants of a shunned caste are still ostracised in modern times because of their lineage.
Some foreign-born residents continue to be treated like outsiders in the place they call home.

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Heightened Covid-19 fears mean travel restrictions, fewer festivities and more Zoom gatherings.
Just this week, he chastised his own foreign secretary over an expletive-laced Twitter post calling out China.
There is still no global gold standard for the best formula that balances public health interests with the indelible economic impact that harsh lockdowns will impose.
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