The body-swapping teen story gripping Japan

BBC News - Asia
A Japanese animated film has earned more than 10bn yen in just 28 days since its release. But what exactly is it about this film that has been drawing in the crowds?

Lasantha Wickrematunge: Murdered editor's body exhumed in Sri Lanka

BBC News - Asia
The body of a Sri Lankan editor who wrote before his murder in 2009 that the government would kill him is exhumed for investigation.

Japanese ad showing girl turning into an eel gets pulled

BBC News - Asia
A Japanese ad to promote sustainable fishing which showed a teenage girl turning into an eel is pulled after being called sexist and "perverted".

Australia shelves backpacker tax plan

BBC News - Asia
The Australian government scraps a plan to impose a 32.5% tax on backpacker workers.


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China pledges to further promote bilateral ties with Cuba

XINHUANEWS
China on Saturday pledged to further forge ahead bilateral relations with Cuba through enhancing high-level exchange of visits and promoting economic cooperation.

Xi congratulates on launch of world's largest radio telescope in China

XINHUANEWS
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to scientists, engineers and builders after the world's largest radio telescope was officially put into use in southwest Guizhou Province on Sunday.


李克强访古为中古关系“注入新的活力”

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&$ 当地时间24日,李克强和劳尔·卡斯特罗在哈瓦那“革命宫”共同出席了中古合作文件签字仪式。图/中国政府网 在古巴哈瓦那东部140公里的伊卡科斯半岛上,绵延20公里的洁白沙滩构成了世界著名的魅力海湾巴拉德罗。这里聚集着全球各地慕名而来的大量游客,而他们所乘坐的旅游大巴是清一色的“中国宇通”。 当地时间25日,正在访问古巴的国务院总理李克强也登上了一辆中国出口的宇通客车。菲律宾《世界日报》注意到了这一细节,并指出宇通客车2005年进入古巴市场,目前在古巴客车市场占有率超90%。该报还说,李克强借此鼓励中国企业通过参与国际市场竞争,倒逼中国装备制造业转型升级,跃上中

刘奇葆:坚定文化自信 服务当代发展

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&$   刘奇葆在陕西调研时强调   坚定文化自信 服务当代发展   新华社西安9月27日电 9月24日至26日,中共中央政治局委员、中央书记处书记、中宣部部长刘奇葆在陕西调研时强调,要深入学习贯彻习近平总书记系列重要讲话精神,坚定文化自信,坚持创造性转化、创新性发展的基本方针,大力传承弘扬有益于当代的优秀文化。   调研期间,刘奇葆来到西安、宝鸡等地的园区企业、城镇社区和宣传文化单位,考察精神文明建设、基层公共文化服务、历史文化保护等工作。   刘奇葆指出,习近平总书记系列重要讲话是中国特色社会主义理论体系最新成果,是当代中国马克思主义的最新发展,是党中央指导全党全国工作的最


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高校生、プール飛び込み首骨折 教諭が不適切指導

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Autumn Foliage Season Begins

The Chosun Ilbo
The trees started wearing their flaming autumn colors on Mt. Seorak on Monday, the Korea Meteorological Administration said. That was three days later than last year and a day earlier than on average.The KMA announces the start of the autumn foliage season when the leaves turn on 20 percent of the m...

Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Lotte Chairman

The Chosun Ilbo
The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office is seeking an arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin on charges of breach of trust and embezzlement.Prosecutors said Monday that they decided to arrest Shin given the severity of the charges and the amount of money involved, despite possi...

Wealth Still Concentrated in Gangnam

The Chosun Ilbo
Seoul wealthiest taxpayers are still concentrated south of the Han River in Seoul, the area now world-famous as Gangnam, but other districts are coming up fast. Lawmaker Kim Jong-min analyzed tax collection data in Seoul compiled by the National Tax Service in terms of gift, inheritance, real estat...

Spicy Sausage Stew a Hit with Chinese Tourists

The Chosun Ilbo
The most searched dish by Chinese tourists who visited Korea last month was budae jjigae or spicy sausage stew. The Korea Tourism Organization on Monday said it analyzed Dianping data of 200,000 Chinese tourists who used the app in Korea in August, and budae jjigae was the most searched dish with 23...


Typhoon Megi leaves 1 dead, 67 injured

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Typhoon Megi left one person dead and 67 injured in Taiwan, according to preliminary figures released by emergency centers early Tuesday

Typhoon Megi leaves 1 dead, 67 injured

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Typhoon Megi left one person dead and 67 injured in Taiwan, according to preliminary figures released by emergency centers early Tuesday

Typhoon Megi to stay until Wednesday

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Megi lashed most of Taiwan with strong winds and heavy rain Tuesday, speculation was mounting as too how late

50,000 households to be affected by water supply disruption in Taipei

Focus News
Water supplies to part of Taipei and New Taipei City will be suspended Tuesday as Typhoon Megi is battering Taiwan with heavy rain and powerful

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