Michael Sullivan In 2003, Michael Sullivan moved to Hanoi to open NPR's Southeast Asia Bureau, which covers, but is not limited to, Indonesia, Thailand, The Philippines and his base, Vietnam.
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Lessons On Reopening Schools The U.S. Could Learn From Germany, Israel And Thailand

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With Ban On Foreigners, Thailand Hopes Locals Will Visit Tourist Spots

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Countries Balance Needed Tourism With Coronavirus Concerns

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An airline employee holds a thermometer to check boarding passengers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam. After three weeks with no local cases reported, Vietnam has reopened schools, businesses, factories and tourist attractions. Hau Dinh/AP hide caption

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A health worker wearing personal protective equipment in the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, last month. On Thursday, Bangladesh reported the area's first confirmed coronavirus infections. Shafiqur Rahman/AP hide caption

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COVID-19 Pandemic Further Alienates Muslim Minority Rohingya

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Myanmar military deputy Commander in Chief, Vice Senior Gen. Soe Win, center, inspects military officers on Armed Forces Day last year. A U.N. human rights monitor is accusing the military of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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China Makes More Moves In South China Sea To Defend Territorial Claims

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People wearing face masks wait for free food being given away at a Happy Mart store in Hanoi on Thursday. Nhac Nguyen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Thai woman wearing a face mask purchases cases of beer on Thursday, the night before a citywide alcohol ban in Bangkok. Thai authorities have banned alcohol sales for 11 days in an attempt to stop social gatherings and slow the spread of COVID-19. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images hide caption

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Bus passengers in Bangkok Friday morning. Thailand's prime minister announced a nationwide 10 p.m.-to-4 a.m curfew starting Friday to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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In this online poster, now removed, Malaysia's Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development advised women working at home to wear makeup and office clothes so as not to offend their husbands. Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development/Government of Malaysia hide caption

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