Charlie Campbell

Charlie Campbell


East Asia correspondent for @TIME. Head in China, heart in Southeast Asia, face in bowl of khao soi. Audere est Facere.

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When you miss the biggest upset of the century

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Iranian people are fighting for their lives, fighting for freedom,” says Thomas Nabi, 76, who was born in Iran but now lives in the US, en route to the #WorldcupQatar2022  game vs Wales. “I’m a Democrat, but unfortunately President Biden is not supporting the #IranRevoIution .”

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#Iran players tentatively sing national anthem amid boos, whistles and tears from the crowd. Highly charged atmosphere before #WorldcupQatar2022  game with #Wales  following arrest of regime critic player #Ghafouri 

#Iran fans celebrate their last-gasp winner against #Wales  in the #QatarWorldCup2022 

“It was a really tough opponent," says England coach Gareth Southgate, "they defended incredibly well.”

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“[Imran] Khan enjoys backing from a rabid support base that would not sit quietly.”

“I think I was basically walking into a trap,” @drewpavlou  says

My interview with #thai  PM Prayuth: #Thailand ’s leader promised to restore democracy. Instead he's tightening his grip

Donald Trump could be starting a new Cold War with China. But he has little chance of winning

Very honored to have sat down with #Taiwan  President Tsai Ing-wen during her reelection campaign. Story in this week’s issue of @TIME 

For a lesson in defending the indefensible, Sergei Lavrov is your man.

@theresecoffey  your @DWP  destroyed my son’s birth certificate in error and is now doing absolutely nothing to help remedy the situation. (He was born in Shanghai and so we can’t secure a replacement). Is this symptomatic of the utter incompetence with which you run things?

Mongolia's ex-president Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj tells TIME of the stark choices smaller countries have in the face of Beijing's growing might

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