North Korea submarine fires ballistic missile

BBC News - Asia
North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, which flew for 500km (300 miles) before falling in the sea, say the US and South Korea.

UK woman stabbed to death in Australia

BBC News - Asia
A 21-year-old British woman dies after she was attacked with a knife in front of 30 people at an Australian backpacker hostel.

'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'

BBC News - Asia
The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.

Qantas airline soars to record profit after restructuring

BBC News - Asia
Australia's national carrier Qantas posts a record annual profit of A$1.42bn ($1.1bn, £820m), nearly doubling last year's result.


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China addresses post-relocation in poverty relief

XINHUANEWS
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has demanded more to be done to improve the skills of people who have been relocated as part of poverty relief efforts.

Commentary: China, Japan, S. Korea should work to make differences controllable

XINHUANEWS
As foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are to meet in Tokyo Wednesday, the three major Asian powers should work together to make their differences controllable.


环保部:上半年实施按日连续处罚案件307件 罚款2.6亿元

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&$ 人民网北京8月24日电 据环保部网站消息,环境保护部今日向媒体发布了2016年上半年环境执法情况。据介绍,在落实《环境保护法》四个配套办法方面, 2016年上半年,地方各级环保部门实施按日连续处罚案件307件,罚款数额达26447.62万元。与2015年上半年相比,按日计罚案件数量上升6%。 环境保护部环境监察局局长田为勇介绍,在落实地方党委政府环境保护责任方面,截至目前已有11省份出台环境保护“党政同责”“一岗双责”制度,8个省出台“党政领导干部生态环境损害责任追究实施细则”。这些制度的落实,厘清了各级党委政府环保责任,明确了各部门任务分工。 在案件查处方面,环境保护部组织

半小时提及10多次,"就业"在总理心中有多重?

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&$ 8月23日,李克强考察南昌中航长江设计师创意产业园。该产业园整合传统建筑装饰产业链,引进室内设计、园林设计等30多个设计中心,打造上下游相互协作的“流水线”。总理就此肯定道,你们为创业者提供平台和合作伙伴,也创造了传统产业的新模式,可谓创意无限、市场无限! 新华社谢环驰 摄 虽然只停留了半个多小时,却至少10多次提及“就业”。这是8月23日下午,国务院总理李克强到江西南昌中航长江设计师创意产业园考察的情形。 与园区负责人谈吸纳就业的社会责任、向设计师创客们了解就业收入、从实习大学生群体了解就业形势。可以说,没有哪件大事像"就业"二字被李克强总理念之再三


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Why Do Koreans Scrimp at Home But Spend Freely Abroad?

The Chosun Ilbo
Household spending at home in the second quarter of this year fell to the lowest level ever, while credit card spending overseas reached a record high. The average propensity to consume -- the spending money left over after standing costs -- fell to 70.9 percent, which was a record low. But Korean ...

Heatwave Breeds Salmonella, Cholera

The Chosun Ilbo
The record summer has brought outbreaks of salmonella poisoning and even Korea's first case of cholera in 15 years. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on Tuesday said schools nationwide are reporting cases of salmonella food poisoning. More than 500 students at five middle and high schools in nor...

Actor Uhm Tae-woong Accused of Rape

The Chosun Ilbo
Police said on Tuesday they are investigating accusations from a woman that actor Uhm Tae-woong sexually assaulted her. The women, who is in her 30s, accuses Uhm (42) of sexually assaulted her in the massage parlor where she worked in Bundang, Gyeonggi Province in January. She reported the case to p...

N.Korea Orders Ambassador in U.K. to Come Home

The Chosun Ilbo
North Korean Ambassador to the U.K. Hyon Hak-bong has been ordered to return to Pyongyang after the embassy's No. 2 diplomat defected to South Korea, sources said Tuesday. Hyon is being interrogated by North Korean security officials about the events leading up to Thae Yong-ho's defection and is ex...


Typhoon Lionrock strengthens as another storm possibly forming

Focus News
The 10th tropical storm of this year, Lionrock, has strengthened overnight and is expected to come closest to Taiwan on Friday and Saturday, bringing rain

Taiwan shares open higher

Focus News
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 12.20 points at 9,043.13 Wednesday on turnover of

Typhoon Lionrock strengthens as another storm possibly forming

Focus News
The 10th tropical storm of this year, Lionrock, has strengthened overnight and is expected to come closest to Taiwan on Friday and Saturday, bringing rain

OAS rights' commission asks protection for Guatemala judge

Focus News
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The Inter-American Human Rights Commission is calling on Guatemala's government to provide protection for a judge involved in high-profile anti-corruption cases.The

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