North Korean 'seeks asylum at S Korean consulate in Hong Kong'

BBC News - Asia
Security is boosted at South Korea's embassy in Hong Kong where a North Korean defector is reported to have sought asylum.

Australian cardinal denies abuse claims

BBC News - Asia
Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, calls claims he sexually abused children "a scandalous smear campaign".

Hiroshima: Keep Pokemon away from atom bomb memorial

BBC News - Asia
The Japanese city of Hiroshima asks Pokemon Go's creators to keep its virtual monsters out of its memorials to nuclear bomb victims.

India cow vigilantes held for beating up Muslim women over beef

BBC News - Asia
Four cow protection vigilantes are arrested for beating up two Muslim women in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


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Xi calls for further armed forces reform

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General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for the building of strong armed forces through military reform.

Chinese gov't boosts financing for small and micro businesses

XINHUANEWS
Measures to provide more financial support to small and micro businesses were approved at the State Council's executive meeting here Wednesday, chaired by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.


习近平向首届亚非青年联欢节致贺信

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&$   首届亚非青年联欢节7月28日在北京开幕。中共中央总书记、国家主席习近平发来贺信,预祝首届亚非青年联欢节活动取得圆满成功。   习近平指出,亚非大陆地理相连,亚非人民心心相通。亚非两大洲都是人类文明的重要发源地,是全球四分之三人口的共同家园。亚非国家老一辈领导人共同确立的团结、友谊、合作的万隆精神,为推动亚非合作乃至国际关系朝着正确方向发展发挥了重大作用。亚非国家要联合自强、加强合作,构建宽领域、多层次、全方位亚非合作新格局,更好造福亚非各国人民及其他国家人民。   习近平强调,亚非国家拥有世界上最多的青年人口,亚非合作振兴的未来和希望在青年。亚非青年是维护世界和平、促进共

官方:明确网约车合法地位 鼓励私人小客车合乘

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Pak Se-ri to Lead Korean Women Golfers in Rio

The Chosun Ilbo
Golf star Pak Se-ri will coach the Korean women's golf team in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month. "The goal is to win all three medals available -- gold, silver, and bronze," Pak told reporters Wednesday. She said the biggest obstacle is Lydia Ko, who though of Korean descent will b...

Baltimore's Kim Hyun-soo Returns from Disabled List

The Chosun Ilbo
Kim Hyun-soo of Baltimore Orioles has made a successful comeback after an injury, driving a single and a walk out of three at-bats as a starting leftfielder in Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. Kim was on a 15-days disabled list for the first time in his major-league career from a hams...

Refunds on Defective Cars to Get Easier

The Chosun Ilbo
Customers will be able to swap their cars for new ones or get a full refund if the vehicles show repeated defects or malfunctions. The Fair Trade Commission announced new rules on Wednesday, saying exchange and refund policies on cars have been "excessively strict" despite their high price tags. T...

Late-Night Call Buses Start in Seoul This Week

The Chosun Ilbo
Callbus Lab and an association of taxi drivers will offer a late-night bus-sharing service from Friday on a two-month trial basis. The service will be available from parts of Gangam where it is notoriously difficult to hail a cab late at night. The bus-sharing service will be available on a smartp...


Chiayi County chief invites I-Mei Foods general manager

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the agricultural county of Chiayi is preparing to open the nation’s first “Food Safety Building” next April, County Magistrate Chang

Thai tourists no longer need visas to enter Taiwan from Aug 1

Focus News
Effective from August 1, Thai tourists will no longer need a visa to enter Taiwan, an announcement in Chinese and Thai languages put up on

Taiwan shares close up 0.15%

Focus News
Taipei, July 28 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 13.25 points, or 0.15 percent, at 9,076.64 Thursday on turnover of NT$87.19 billion (US$2.73 billion).

Mercury at 38.5 degrees in Taipei for second consecutive day

Focus News
Taipei, July 28 (CNA) Temperatures in Taipei reached 38.5 degrees Celsius Thursday for the second day in a row, the first time this year

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