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Devjyot Ghoshal
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Apr 13, 2022
Drugs running out and surgeries canceled as Sri Lanka's health system buckles
Under the weight of the island nation's worst economic crisis, the health care system is close to collapse.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 11, 2022
Myanmar army defector recounts heavy losses inflicted by Chin rebels
Kaung Thu Win, a captain who defected in December, offered a rare firsthand account of intensified fighting in Chin, where the military junta has faced some of its fiercest armed resistance.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Jan 13, 2022
China steps up construction along disputed Bhutan border, satellite images show
Construction-related activity in some of the locations along Bhutan's western border has been underway since early 2020, with China initially building tracks and clearing out areas.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 11, 2021
In Myanmar's Chin state, a grassroots rebellion grows
In the last few weeks, the Myanmar military has sent reinforcements to Chin, which had been largely peaceful for years, and launched a major offensive against rebels.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Jun 16, 2021
Experts say India missed early alarm and let deadly coronavirus variant spread
Despite warnings that the variant was taking hold, the federal government allowed election rallies, religious festivals and other mass gatherings to proceed.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 1, 2021
Scientists warned India over a new variant in early March. They say they were ignored.
In March and early April, millions of largely unmasked people attended religious festivals and political rallies that were held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and opposition parties.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 23, 2021
'Beg, borrow, steal': The battle for oxygen among New Delhi's hospitals
Hospitals are unable to guarantee basic services and thousands of lives hang in the balance — a stark warning of how India's health care system is buckling.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 25, 2021
The secret network helping hundreds of Myanmar police flee to India
More than 1,000 people fleeing violence in Myanmar have crossed into neighboring India's Mizoram state since late February, according to Indian lawmaker K. Vanlalvena.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 10, 2021
'Shoot till they are dead': Some Myanmar police flee to India after refusing orders
Around 100 people from Myanmar, mostly policemen and their families, have crossed over a porous border into India since the protests began, a senior Indian official said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 25, 2021
India tackles epic logistical challenge to deliver vaccines to villages
Negotiating cows, debris, thick fog and hairpin bends, and fighting fatigue, Porija drove nearly 24 hours within three days to collect and deliver shots to the town of Koraput.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 14, 2021
Tigers stalk as storms and poverty force Indians deep into mangrove forests
Local media, which closely follow tiger attacks, have reported up to 21 deaths last year, from 13 both in 2018 and 2019.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Aug 19, 2020
Back to the paddy fields: Coronavirus smashes Indian middle-class dreams
For years, people in rural India have been gaining prosperity and moving into what economists call a burgeoning middle class of consumers.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
May 26, 2020
More patients than beds in Mumbai as India faces surge in coronavirus cases
India's booming private hospitals have taken some of the strain off the underfunded public health network, but even private facilities are at risk of being overrun.

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