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Katie Stallard

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Asia Correspondent — Sky News
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Sky News Asia Correspondent. Based in China. Previously Russia correspondent. *May contain traces of Scottishness & sarcasm.

China: Lawyers Call For An End To 'Suppression'

news.sky.com — Human rights groups have called for an end to the "relentless suppression" of lawyers and activists in China, as the first of those detained in a nationwide crackdown last year are put on trial.

Japan Suspect Smiles After 19 Die In Attack

news.sky.com — A man accused of carrying out Japan's worst mass killing since the end of the Second World War appeared to be smiling as he was transferred from police custody to see prosecutors. Satoshi Uematsu, 26, a former employee at the care centre where he is suspected of murdering 19 residents, looked relaxed as cameras surrounded the police van.

Canines Rescued Ahead Of Dog Meat Festival

news.sky.com — Animal rights activists have rescued dozens of dogs from a slaughterhouse in southern China ahead of a controversial dog meat festival due to be held next week. The frightened animals - 21 dogs, eight puppies, and five cats and kittens - were crammed into small cages together.

Exclusive: Unseen Battle For South China Sea

news.sky.com — Technically, we are in international waters, but we are heading close to the Chinese-controlled Subi Reef, and the Philippines fishermen on board are frightened. The captain and his crew are up on deck keeping watch, anxiously scanning the horizon. Some of the men want to turn around.

The Limitations Of Reporting In North Korea

news.sky.com — One of our journalist colleagues has been formally expelled from the DPRK, albeit he and his team were already on the way to the airport, and booked on their own scheduled flights. His offence was allegedly "disrespectful reporting", as adjudicated by one of the government ministries here.

Japan Quakes Force 250,000 Out Of Homes

news.sky.com — Close to a quarter of a million people have been evacuated from their homes as the search for survivors goes on after a series of strong earthquakes in southern Japan. The rescue operation in the worst-affected region, Kumamoto prefecture continues despite deteriorating weather conditions, with strong winds and heavy rain.

Almost 250,000 Evacuated After Japan Quakes

news.sky.com — Close to a quarter of a million people have been evacuated from their homes as the search for survivors goes on after a series of strong earthquakes in southern Japan. The rescue operation in the worst-affected region, Kumamoto prefecture, continued overnight, despite deteriorating weather conditions, with strong winds and heavy rain.

North Korea Missile Flight Test Fails

news.sky.com — North Korea's attempt to launch a powerful new ballistic missile on the birthday of its founder appears to have failed. Intelligence reports in recent days had suggested the north was preparing its first flight test of the Musudan - an intermediate-range missile with an estimated range of 2500-4000km.

Missing Brit Academic Confirmed Dead In China

news.sky.com — A British academic has been killed in southern China in a case friends believe may be linked to a million-dollar property deal. Hilary St John Bower, 60, had been due to retire after more than a decade as an English Language lecturer at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University, and is said to have been looking forward to spending more time with his six-year-old son.

Chinese Football Academy Has World Cup Goals

news.sky.com — Dawn on a misty morning in southern China. Thousands of children stand in immaculate ranks on the football pitch in front of us, dressed in their bright red sports kit, singing the national anthem as the flag is raised. Then, they raise one clenched fist to the side of their head and repeat solemn vows.
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Aug 24, 2016

@anteachinbeag hah! Thank you. I think my Chinese colleagues would disagree with the 'fluent' bit,but I'm working on it.

Aug 24, 2016

Queensland Police confirm suspect shouted "Allahu Akbar" during attack & arrest,but emphasise investigating as murder,not terrorist attack.

Aug 24, 2016

@anteachinbeag Thank you. Almost passable English,some Russian,some French,and I'm learning Chinese.

Aug 05, 2016

Our report on the wives of detained lawyers in China - subject to surveillance, harassment, house arrest:  http://bit.ly/2b0xdqQ 

Jul 27, 2016

Suspect Satoshi Uematsu leaving prosecutor's office under police guard in Yokohama,Japan.

Jul 25, 2016

Japan care home attack. Suspect reportedly told police: "I want to rid the world of disabled people" - Japanese media.

Jul 25, 2016

19 dead, 25 injured (20 seriously) according to firefighters at scene in Japan. It's a care centre for people with mental disabilities.

Jul 22, 2016

Malaysia's transport minister says this does not mean they are giving up the search for MH370.


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