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In Indonesia: ‘My Parents Thought this Man Would Take Care of Me’

Karang, Tengah, Indonesia. Attending school in her West Java village made Rasminah happy. But when she was 13, her mother said the family could no longer afford tuition or even basic necessities for their oldest daughter and had found her a husband. Rasminah wept. “I didn’t protest because I felt sorry for my parents,” says Rasminah, […]

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Vietnam’s Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Nations racing to develop 5G technology that is fast enough to power the next stage of innovation range from South Korea to Finland, but a young contender wants to jump into the game: Vietnam. The Southeast Asian country announced with much fanfare this month that a test of fifth generation […]

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In Indonesia:‘My Parents Thought this Man Would Take Care of Me’

‘My parents thought this man would take care of me’ In Indonesia, former child brides push back, seek change. KARANG TENGAH, INDONESIAAttending school in her West Java village made Rasminah happy. But when she was 13, her mother said the family could no longer afford tuition or even basic necessities for their oldest daughter and […]

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In Indonesia . ‘My Parents Thought this Man Would Take Care of Me’

In Indonesia, former child brides push back, seek change. INDONESIA By Eva Mazrieva | VOA News KARANG TENGAH, INDONESIAAttending school in her West Java village made Rasminah happy. But when she was 13, her mother said the family could no longer afford tuition or even basic necessities for their oldest daughter and had found her […]

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In Indonesia:‘My Parents Thought this Man Would Take Care of Me’

‘My parents thought this man would take care of me’ In Indonesia, former child brides push back, seek change. By Eva Mazrieva | VOA News KARANG TENGAH, INDONESIAAttending school in her West Java village made Rasminah happy. But when she was 13, her mother said the family could no longer afford tuition or even basic necessities for […]

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China Ponders ADIZ in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI –A Chinese state institution warned this week that Beijing is ready to set up an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the contested South China Sea, giving it the authority to screen foreign aircraft. But analysts say any enforcement would anger other countries without deterring traffic.                 […]

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The Conflict with the South China Sea Ruling Explained

New York, N.Y. An international tribunal in The Hague has rebuked China over its behavior in the South China Sea and found no legal basis for Beijing’s vast claims to sovereignty over the waters. The tribunal also criticized China for damaging the environment of coral reefs and for not preventing its fishermen from killing protected species […]

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Chinese Fans Renounce Lady Gaga for Meeting Dalai Lama

Indianapolis, IN. China warned the international community Tuesday of the dangerous motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with pop star Lady Gaga while in the U.S. The singer Lady Gaga and the Dalai Lama attended the U.S. Conference of Mayors 84th Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo: David Björn/Flickr (Lady Gaga); Christopher Michel/Wikipedia (Dalai Lama). The […]

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