Miss Fa'afafine: Behind Samoa's 'third gender' beauty pageant

BBC News - Asia
A beauty pageant with a difference celebrates Samoa's third gender culture, while shining a light on human rights issues in the island nation.

Dolls and diplomacy at the G20

BBC News - Asia
The BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie explains what is at stake in the G20, with the help of some dolls.

Pakistani farmers to be given five million smartphones

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Five million smartphones are to be given to farmers in Pakistan in an effort to improve knowledge of modern farming techniques.

Australia sues Volkswagen unit over alleged emissions fraud

BBC News - Asia
Australia is suing the local unit of Volkswagen for allegedly misleading customers by selling modified vehicles that covered up emissions fraud.


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Miss Fa'afafine: Behind Samoa's 'third gender' beauty pageant

BBC News - Asia
A beauty pageant with a difference celebrates Samoa's third gender culture, while shining a light on human rights issues in the island nation.

Dolls and diplomacy at the G20

BBC News - Asia
The BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie explains what is at stake in the G20, with the help of some dolls.


G20杭州峰会新闻中心正式启用

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&$   人民日报全媒体平台杭州9月1日电(记者 焦翔) 9月1日上午8时,G20杭州峰会新闻中心正式启用。该中心位于即将举办G20峰会和B20会议的杭州国际博览中心一层,可容纳4700余名记者。   此次G20峰会,人民日报派出了96人的报道团队。人民日报媒体间位于新闻中心的核心位置,能容纳50多名记者,并配有两个独立演播室。未来几天,人民日报全媒体团队将在这里报道G20峰会系列活动。 G20杭州峰会新闻中心9月1日正式开放。人民日报全媒体平台记者 张远南   人民日报媒体间位于中心的核心位置,人民日报全媒体团队将在这里报道G20峰会系列活动。 人民日报全

习近平对考察选用干部讲过哪些硬标准?

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&$ 2016年7月1日,庆祝中国共产党成立95周年大会在北京人民大会堂隆重举行。中共中央总书记、国家主席、中央军委主席习近平在大会上发表重要讲话。新华社记者 刘卫兵 摄   近日,中共中央办公厅印发了《关于防止干部“带病提拔”的意见》(以下简称《意见》),明确各级党委(党组)对选人用人负主体责任。这是贯彻落实习近平总书记系列重要讲话精神,全面从严治党、从严管理干部的重要举措,对于改进干部选拔任用工作,完善从严管理干部队伍制度体系,树立正确用人导向,提高选人用人质量,具有十分重要的意义。   人民网记者梳理发现,早在2014年10月16日,习近平在中共中央政治局常委会听取中央巡


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Young Jobseekers Must Look Beyond Big Business

The Chosun Ilbo
Major conglomerates have announced their hiring plans for the second half of this year, and fresh intake is being cut by around 10 percent. Already youth unemployment stands at around 10 percent and rising, but job opportunities in big companies are declining every year. The blame does not lie with ...

Most Lottery Players Motivated by Auspicious Dreams

The Chosun Ilbo
Sales of lottery tickets totaled W1.89 trillion in the first half of this year as Koreans turned increasingly to Lady Luck amid a faltering economy (US$1=W1,115).That was a whopping W132.3 billion more than the same period of last year and the highest since 2004, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance...

Hyundai Lets Dissatisfied Buyers to Switch Their Cars

The Chosun Ilbo
Hyundai is offering a radical incentive to new buyers that allows them to switch to a different car if they are not satisfied with the one they purchased.Buyers can also switch cars if they get into an accident and even resell hire-purchased cars. Hyundai said Wednesday that the offer is open to pri...

N.Korea Expands Women's Concentration Camp

The Chosun Ilbo
North Korea has been expanding concentration camps for women near the border with China as a growing number are forcibly repatriated.The information comes from a report released Tuesday by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, a U.S. activist group, on the Chongori reeducation camp, also kn...


Taiwan at top of Asia’s well-being ranking: survey

Focus News
Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) under the Executive Yuan on Wednesday released this year’s National Wellbeing Index (NWI), in which Taiwan has

Taiwan passports ranked world’s 29th most powerful

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According to the latest survey revealed by the British immigration and citizenship firm, Henley & Partners, Germany has the most powerful passports in the world,

New Straits Exchange Foundation chief appointed amid doubts

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Former minister of foreign affairs Tien Hung-mao, who is well-versed in cross-strait affairs, has been appointed as head of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF). The

U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading

Focus News
Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$31.730 at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,

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