Assignment Asia: Sending a message

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    Have you tried going #zerowaste? It’s not easy. But Kamikatsu, a town in Japan, has managed to get its 1,500 residents to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle. Today, their town has no incinerators or garbage trucks going around to collect waste. How did they manage to do that? Can bigger cities like Tokyo do the same and #saynotoplastic? Let’s find out.

    The Spring Festival travel rush in China has been called the largest annual human migration in the world. But this year, in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, various regulations have been put in place, and people in China have been advised not to travel. Three individuals – a nurse, a musician, and a shop owner – have decided not to visit their hometown due to various reasons, and have poured out their hearts in messages to their family.

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