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Jeon Mi-Kyung

Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, South Korean Born Mi-Kyung Jeon is a MASTER OF FINE ARTS (M.F.A.) from Duquesne University. She joined NYK Daily as an international Correspondent. She has previously interned at the New York Times in New York,for eleven months.
1923 Posts

Dozens detained at Kazakh opposition rallies

Police in Kazakhstan detained dozens of opposition supporters on Sunday who took to the streets of major cities denouncing what they called political repression...

Australia receives AstraZeneca vials as it ramps up vaccination drive

Australia received 300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca PLC vaccine on Sunday, more than doubling the amount of all vaccines shipped to the country so...

Dozens of leading Hong Kong democrats brace for national security charges to be laid

Several dozen Hong Kong democrats are due to report to local police stations across the city on Sunday, with some expecting to be charged...

Philippines extends partial coronavirus curbs in capital until end-March

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has extended partial coronavirus curbs in the capital until the end of March, as the country awaits the arrival of...

Australia moves closer to pre-pandemic life, COVID-19 reined in for now

Life across Australia inched toward pre-pandemic normal on Saturday, with New South Wales and South Australia states allowing some dancing and Victoria permitting larger...

Firecrackers fly as Taiwanese celebrate pared back festival

Firecrackers lit up the skies on Friday night as Taiwanese celebrated a cacophonous traditional festival in the island’s south, pared back this year due...

Brunei extends border closure with Malaysia due to Covid-19

Brunei's Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Thursday that the temporary suspension of cross-border activities between Brunei and Malaysia will be extended for another...

3 killed after gunmen attack slain scribe’s house in Afghanistan

At least three people were killed and five others injured after unidentified gunmen stormed a slain journalist's house in Afghanistan's Ghor province, sources said...

In Iraq’s Biblical lands, scattered Christians ask ‘should I stay or go?’

A terrorist message, “Islamic State endures”, is still graffitied on the front gate of Thanoun Yahya, an Iraqi Christian from the northern city of...

Australia lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX, first in Asia-Pacific region

Australia’s aviation regulator said on Friday it would lift a near two-year ban on flights to and from the country that use the Boeing...

Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts some payments

Myanmar police launched a crackdown overnight in a neighbourhood of the main city of Yangon to break up a protest against a military-appointed official,...

Japan government to end state of emergency in five prefectures at end of month

The Japanese government will end a state of emergency in five prefectures west of Tokyo at the end of this month, a week earlier...

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Brazil registers over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil registered 1,386 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and 61,602 additional cases, according to data released by the nation’s Health Ministry. The South American country has...

Dozens detained at Kazakh opposition rallies

Police in Kazakhstan detained dozens of opposition supporters on Sunday who took to the streets of major cities denouncing what they called political repression...