Myanmar 'child slavery' outrage sparks investigation

BBC News - Asia
The president of Myanmar orders an investigation into the case of two girls who say they were kept prisoners and tortured for five years in a tailor shop.

Three men charged after Thai raid finds body in freezer

BBC News - Asia
Three men have been been charged after police raided a building in Thailand and found a body "chopped up" in a freezer, Thai police say.

Shanghai restaurant closes day after getting Michelin star

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A Shanghai restaurant closes a day after being awarded a Michelin star, reportedly because it lacked the necessary licences to operate.

Plane crew douse smoking Samsung phone

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Cabin crew on an Indian passenger aircraft have used a fire extinguisher to tackle a smoking Samsung handset.


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Spotlight: China-Canada economic cooperation poised to enter new stage

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang witnessed here on Thursday the inking of 14 cooperation agreements, which observers believe will push bilateral economic cooperation to a new stage.

China makes major strides in pressing ahead with reforms

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Saturday marked the 1,000th day since the establishment of the Central Leading Group for Deepening Overall Reform, which is headed by President Xi Jinping.


Spotlight: China-Canada economic cooperation poised to enter new stage

XINHUANEWS
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang witnessed here on Thursday the inking of 14 cooperation agreements, which observers believe will push bilateral economic cooperation to a new stage.

China makes major strides in pressing ahead with reforms

XINHUANEWS
Saturday marked the 1,000th day since the establishment of the Central Leading Group for Deepening Overall Reform, which is headed by President Xi Jinping.


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Bangkok Edges Out London as Top Tourist Draw

The Chosun Ilbo
Move over London. Bangkok is edging out the British capital as the world's top city for tourists. That's according to new figures from Mastercard. The U.S. credit card issuer forecasts that the Asian city will get almost 21.5 million visitors this year. That's ahead of London, on just under 20 milli...

Starlet to Appear in Much Anticipated TV Series

The Chosun Ilbo
Actress Shin Hye-sun, who is enjoying rising popularity thanks to the recently ended TV soap "Five Children," has been cast for a much anticipated TV series along with Jeon Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho. The new fantasy drama is written by Park Ji-eun, who wrote the mega hit TV series "My Love from the St...

Koreans Can't Save Up for Long Old Age

The Chosun Ilbo
As Korean society ages, more elderly people fall into poverty simply because their retirement savings cannot last for the decades they still have to live. Statistics Korea data show that the average life expectancy of Korean men aged 60 rose from 75.6 in 1990 to 82.4 in 2014 and for women from 80.3 ...

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Zain Dean not to be extradited

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British citizen Zain Dean will not be extradited to Taiwan to serve a prison sentence for the hit-and-run accident which killed

Un koala au chapeau à Taipei Zoo (French version)

Focus News
C’est mignon de voir un koala portant un chapeau sur la tête, mais celui-ci ne semble pas être content de ce geste. Un chapeau sur

Begonia bouffordii en pleine forme dans les pics Jiujiu de Nantou (French version)

Focus News
Un paysage attirant se trouve dans la comté de Nantou. Les pics Jiujiu (九九峰) ou Huoyenshan (火炎山) en chinois, sont des montagnes de formations irrégulières.

Presidential Office: Teachers work on Teacher’s Day while workers rest a longtime practice

Focus News
The Office of the President said on Sunday that teachers of public schools work on Teacher’s Day while workers in the private sectors rest has

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