June Cheng

June is the East Asia correspondent for WORLD Magazine. Follow June on Twitter @JuneCheng_World.

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Censorship education

Higher Education | In Spain, a university professor warns of growing Chinese pressure on academia
by June Cheng
Posted 7/27/18, 04:08 pm

Last October, the Taiwan studies faculty at the University of Salamanca in northwest Spain planned a “Taiwan Cultural Days” event with a speech from Simon Ko, the Taiwan representative to Spain; a martial arts demonstration; an introduction to Taiwanese music and dance; and a sampling of popular Taiwanese snacks.

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The ‘Wild East’

Medicine | Child vaccine scandal focuses attention again on lax ethics in Chinese healthcare
by June Cheng
Posted 7/25/18, 02:31 pm

Chinese citizens were outraged Monday after a government investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of Chinese children received defective vaccines from a major medical manufacturer, further eroding Chinese citizens’ trust in domestically manufactured medicine.

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The power of the Word

Hope Awards | A Christian drug rehab center in Vietnam is helping addicts get clean—and the government is noticing
by June Cheng
Posted 7/19/18, 02:25 pm

International Winner: Aquila Rehab Center

Vietnamese flags wave from houses on either side of a newly paved road 27 miles outside Hanoi. Past a small lake stands the Aquila Rehab Center, a Christian drug rehab center with several buildings, a garden, dirt clearings, and a spectacular view of leafy trees, grassy fields, and verdant mountains cloaked in mist.

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