Anna Fifield

Anna Fifield


Beijing bureau chief for the @WashingtonPost. Author of The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un.

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Oh hey. Guess who's arrived in the national museum in Beijing, just in time for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China?

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Poster put out by the People's Daily, mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, made to look like Time magazine and showing photos of American leaders: "Hong Kong is China's Hong Kong, you have no rights to make remarks carping on about it."

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Australian Cardinal George Pell will appear before three judges of the Victorian Supreme Court this morning in Australia, and learn if he has been able to overturn a conviction for sexually assaulting two choir boys. Coverage at

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wow. this story from @jslaternyc : A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins.

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Television news in New Zealand tonight 🧕 📺

Here are some North Koreans for you. Important to remember that the people are not the same as the regime.

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Well well, Kim Jong Un’s running bodyguards are here too

And here’s EXO performing at the closing of the Olympics. So cool. I wonder what goes through the North Koreans’ minds when they see things like this?

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern opening her address to Parliament today: "As-salamu alaykum, peace be upon you, and peace be upon all of us."

Candlelight victory vigil in central Seoul right now: "The Republic of Korea is a democratic nation"

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South Korea's SBS is doing a whole Game of Thrones thing with its election results

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