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Australia records first Omicron community case, authorities hold nerve for now

Australia on Friday reported its first community transmission of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, but authorities held steady on a plan to reopen the economy amid hopes it would prove to be milder...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

Indigenous Australian wants early pension due to short lives

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Aboriginal man is taking Australia’s government to court to argue that Indigenous people should have access to their pensions earlier than other Australians because their...

Taiwan to launch second round of Moderna inoculations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents over the age of 70 will be able to receive their second Moderna COVID-19 shot at the end of the month, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Tuesd...

Special exhibition launched for Indigenous Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's Indigenous Day, which takes place Aug. 1, the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall has launched a special exhibition called "ita/kita, pow...

Olympic surfing exposes whitewashed Native Hawaiian roots

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — For some Native Hawaiians, surfing’s Olympic debut is both a celebration of a cultural touchstone invented by their ancestors, and an extension of the racial indi...

Canada calls for UN to have ‘immediate, meaningful, and unfettered access’ to Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada led a charge at the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday (June 22), speaking for over 40 countries when it demanded China open up Xinjiang Province to human rights in...

Argentine president sinks himself over boat quote

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's President Alberto Fernández might want to get on a boat and hide. The left-leaning Argentine leader has been ridiculed across Latin America...

Statues to hatchet-wielding Colonial heroine reconsidered

BOSTON (AP) — The fierce monuments honor an English colonist who, legend has it, slaughtered her Native American captors after the gruesome killing of her baby. But the statues to Ha...

Brazil’s health agency approves the use of two vaccines

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccines made by Sinovac and AstraZeneca, enabling Latin America’s largest nation to begin an immunizat...

Australian national anthem changed to honor Indigenous people

A single word in the Australian national anthem changed on Friday as part of an attempt by the government to be more inclusive of the country's Indigenous population. On New Year's Eve, Prime...

Australia changes word in anthem to honor Indigenous people

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has changed one word in its national anthem to reflect what the prime minister called “the spirit of unity” and the country's Indigenous population. ...

400 years on, Mayflower's legacy includes pride, prejudice

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Four centuries after white Europeans stepped off the Mayflower and onto America’s shores, some descendants of the colonists are wrestling with the complicated legacy of their an...

What you should know about being Indigenous in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "I was in third grade when my dad brought the family back to the tribe; people were celebrating for a wedding. At that time, my grandpa, who lived in the tribe with o...

Taiwan indigenous man speaks at 2020 Straits Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yang Pin-hua (楊品驊), a young Hualien Amis man, on Sept. 20 gave a speech at the 12th Straits Forum in Xiamen, China, proclaiming, "I am a proud Chinese!" In ad...