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The Associated Press

Cheyenne, WY, United States

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Recent articles by David:

Despite variants, Singapore's COVID-19 strategy on track

When Singapore embarked upon its strategy of living with COVID-19, backed by one of the world’s leading vaccine programs, the wealthy city-state saw a spike in its rate of infections, leading many to question whether the time was right → Read More

Solomon Islands violence recedes but not underlying tension

Violence receded Friday in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government showed no signs of addressing the underlying grievances that sparked two days of riots, including concerns about the country's increasing links with China. → Read More

Solomon Islands violence recedes but not underlying tension

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Violence receded Friday in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government showed no signs of addressing the underlying grievances that sparked two days of riots, including concerns about the country's increasing links with China. → Read More

The government's decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing is blamed for the protests.

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has blamed foreign interference for anti-government protests, arson and vandalism that have ravaged the capital in recent days. → Read More

Australia sending troops, police to Solomons amid unrest

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced Thursday it was sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to the streets for a second day in violent protests. → Read More

Australia sending troops to Solomon Islands as unrest grows

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced Thursday it is sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to the streets for a second day in violent protests. → Read More

Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest

Sogavare said he stood by his government’s decision to embrace Beijing, which he described as the “only issue” in the violence, which was “unfortunately influenced and encouraged by other powers.” External pressures were a “very big ... influence. I don’t want to name names. We’ll leave it there,” Sogavare said. “I’m not going to bow down to anyone. We are intact, the government’s intact and… → Read More

After slow starts, some Asian vaccination rates now soaring

After slow starts, vaccination campaigns in several countries in the Asia-Pacific region now boast inoculation rates that rank among the world’s best → Read More

After slow starts, some Asian vaccination rates now soaring

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — When Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, lines stretched down entire streets and people left their shoes out to save their places as they sheltered from the sun. But three months into its campaign, just 11% of the population had received at least one dose. In far wealthier Japan, it took two weeks longer to reach that level. → Read More

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly 6 months is freed

BANGKOK (AP) — American journalist Danny Fenster, who spent nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar and was sentenced last week to 11 years of hard labor, was freed Monday and beg… → Read More

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly 6 months is freed

BANGKOK (AP) — American journalist Danny Fenster, who spent nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar and was sentenced last week to 11 years of hard labor, was freed Monday and beg… → Read More

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly 6 months is freed

BANGKOK (AP) — American journalist Danny Fenster, who spent nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar and was facing a sentence of 11 years of hard labor, was freed Monday and is on… → Read More

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly 6 months is freed

American journalist Danny Fenster, who spent nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar and was sentenced last week to 11 years of hard labor, was freed Monday and began his journey home. → Read More

US journalist freed from Myanmar jail with ex-diplomat’s aid

American journalist Danny Fenster, sentenced only days ago to 11 years hard labor in Myanmar, has been freed and is on his way home, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson said Monday. → Read More

U.S. journalist Danny Fenster freed from Myanmar with ex-diplomat's help

After being sentenced to 11 years of hard labor just days ago, a former U.S. Ambassador said Danny Fenster was handed to him in Myanmar and would return to the U.S. over the next day and a half. → Read More

Myanmar frees jailed American journalist, ex-diplomat Richardson says

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson says journalist Danny Fenster has been released from prison in Myanmar despite an 11-year sentence. → Read More

US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly 6 months is freed

BANGKOK (AP) — American journalist Danny Fenster, who was recently sentenced to 11 years of hard labor after spending nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar, was freed and on his way home Monday, a former U.S. → Read More

Cambodian activist decries delayed release of autistic son

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian activist wept in frustration Monday after learning her autistic teenage son, imprisoned for comments critical of the government he made on social media, would not be released as anticipated in a case that has drawn global attention. → Read More

Australia, Thailand reopen borders after lengthy lockdowns

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Sydney’s international airport came alive with tears, embraces and laughter on Monday as Australia opened its border for the first time in 20 months, with some arriving travelers removing mandatory masks to see the faces of loved ones they’ve been separated from for so long. → Read More

Indonesia warily weighs holiday travel with virus concerns

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesians are looking ahead warily toward the holiday travel season, anxious for crucial tourist spending but worried an influx of visitors could spread the coronavirus just as its pandemic situation seems to be subsiding. → Read More