North Korea advances 'satellite' launch

BBC News - Asia
North Korea reportedly advances the date of its controversial "satellite" launch suspected to be a cover for weapons testing

Rescuers hunt for Taiwan quake missing

BBC News - Asia
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 12 people.

Pentagon releases prisoner abuse photos

BBC News - Asia
The Pentagon releases nearly 200 photographs linked to allegations of abuse by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago.

UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka probe

BBC News - Asia
The UN's top human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.


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11 killed, hundreds injured in Taiwan quake

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At least 11 people, including a new-born infant, were killed and 462 injured when a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, just two days ahead of the traditional lunar New Year.

Seven killed, hundreds injured in Taiwan quake

XINHUANEWS
An earthquake in southern Taiwan early on Saturday morning damaged several buildings, leaving at least seven people dead and hundreds injured, according to the island's disaster response center.


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Powerful Earthquake Hits Southern Taiwan

The Chosun Ilbo
A strong earthquake struck southern Taiwan near the city of Tainan Saturday, collapsing at least one building and raising fears that residents could be trapped inside. So far there have been no reports of causalities. The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter of the shallow 6.4 magnitude quake w...

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Calls UN Ruling 'Vindication'

The Chosun Ilbo
A UN panel's finding that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained is a "vindication," said the WikiLeaks founder Friday from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been living to avoid extradition. Speaking by video from inside the embassy, Assange said it is "now a matter of settled la...

Why Many Koreans Dread Family Gatherings

The Chosun Ilbo
Family reunions during the Lunar New Year holiday are often causes of significant stress among Koreans, mainly due to sniping from relatives. Psychologists say too much communication can be as harmful as not enough. Lee Ho-seon, a counselor for senior citizens, said, "It's a myth that family member...

Hanok Village in Jeonju Is Favorite Lunar New Year's Destination

The Chosun Ilbo
Motorists' favorite destination on Lunar New Year's Day is the folkloric hanok village in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. The finding comes from analysis of subscribers to the navigation app Mappy during the holidays last year. The village is popular for programs like traditional games and hands-on ...


Powerful Earthquake Hits Southern Taiwan

The Chosun Ilbo
A strong earthquake struck southern Taiwan near the city of Tainan Saturday, collapsing at least one building and raising fears that residents could be trapped inside. So far there have been no reports of causalities. The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter of the shallow 6.4 magnitude quake w...

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Calls UN Ruling 'Vindication'

The Chosun Ilbo
A UN panel's finding that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained is a "vindication," said the WikiLeaks founder Friday from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been living to avoid extradition. Speaking by video from inside the embassy, Assange said it is "now a matter of settled la...

Why Many Koreans Dread Family Gatherings

The Chosun Ilbo
Family reunions during the Lunar New Year holiday are often causes of significant stress among Koreans, mainly due to sniping from relatives. Psychologists say too much communication can be as harmful as not enough. Lee Ho-seon, a counselor for senior citizens, said, "It's a myth that family member...

Hanok Village in Jeonju Is Favorite Lunar New Year's Destination

The Chosun Ilbo
Motorists' favorite destination on Lunar New Year's Day is the folkloric hanok village in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. The finding comes from analysis of subscribers to the navigation app Mappy during the holidays last year. The village is popular for programs like traditional games and hands-on ...

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