How has India changed a year after Dadri beef lynching?

BBC News - Asia
The BBC's Ayeshea Perera looks at the ramifications of the lynching of a Muslim man in northern India over rumours that his family had slaughtered a cow and eaten beef.

Thailand's military allows 'culture of torture', says Amnesty

BBC News - Asia
Thailand's military government has allowed a "culture of torture" to flourish, according to a report by rights group Amnesty International.

Spider bites Australian man on penis again

BBC News - Asia
A 21-year-old Australian tradesman using a portable toilet on a building site is bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time.

South Australia storms leave state without power

BBC News - Asia
The entire state of South Australia is left without power by one of the country's fiercest storms in decades.

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President Xi sends condolences to Israeli President Rivlin over passing of Peres

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a condolence message to his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, on Wednesday over the passing of former President Shimon Peres.

Chinese, French leaders vow to boost ties, cooperation

Visiting top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang and French leaders have voiced their willingness to strengthen ties in a number of areas with China.


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Kakao, KEPCO to Be Spared Tough Conglomerate Rules

The Chosun Ilbo
Some 37 companies will be exempted from regulations on conglomerates on Friday. They include 25 private companies like Kakao and Harim as well as 12 state-run companies such as KEPCO. The Fair Trade Commission on Tuesday said a revision of relevant laws means a company will be considered a conglome...

U.K. Expels N.Korean Insurance Staff

The Chosun Ilbo
The U.K. has refused to renew the visas of two North Koreans working for the London office of Pyongyang's state-run insurer Korea National Insurance Corporation. The office has been blacklisted by the UN for winning compensation from foreign insurers in the U.K. and sending the money back to North ...

Dutch PM Brings Bicycles to Seoul

The Chosun Ilbo
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting Seoul on Wednesday. Rutte will be given honorary citizenship of Seoul after meeting with the capital’s mayor Park Won-soon to discuss eco-friendly policies and sustainable urban development. He is bringing a present of 220 bicycles, sponsored by the Dutc...

Hundreds of Teenagers Listed as Company Chiefs

The Chosun Ilbo
Some 206 individuals under 18 are registered as heads of companies, apparently as a tax dodge by parents who mostly run real estate businesses. The data from the National Health Insurance Service were published by Minjoo Party lawmaker Park Kwang-on. On paper the teenage tycoons earned W3.19 million...

Typhoon Megi leaves 4 dead, 527 injured, 1m households without power

Focus News
Typhoon Megi left four people dead and 527 injured in Taiwan, according to preliminary figures released by emergency centers, while the Central Weather Bureau lifted

Petition seeks abolition of half-day typhoon days-off

Focus News
More than 5,000 people have signed an online petition seeking the abolition of half-day off during typhoons, surpassing the 5,000-signature threshold Wednesday. As Typhoon Megi

XPEC tug of war continues through typhoon

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While Typhoon Megi was battering Taiwan, a court decided to maintain bail for beleaguered XPEC Entertainment Inc. Chairman Aaron Hsu, but

Traffic recovering from Typhoon Megi

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Central Weather Bureau planning to end the final land and sea warnings for Typhoon Megi at 5:30 p.m., traffic

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