The woman who kills drug dealers

BBC News - Asia
The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the Philippines' dark underbelly of police raids, dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.

Indonesian man arrested as 650 pangolins found dead in freezers

BBC News - Asia
Indonesian authorities seize the frozen bodies of more than 650 critically endangered pangolins and arrest a man.

How cancer made this woman’s breast Instagram famous

BBC News - Asia
During her year of breast cancer, Sydney woman Alison Habbal occupied hours of nausea and exhaustion by planning for her post-sickness rebirth.

Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal after partner's death in NZ

BBC News - Asia
A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.

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CPC top leadership adopts plan to build "Healthy China"

The top leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday adopted a plan aiming to build a healthy China in the next 15 years.

Development issue to take prominent position in G20 Hangzhou summit

The upcoming G20 Summit will focus more on development issues to inject new impetus into the world economy and promote international consensus on development, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Friday.


&$   中新社 刘震 摄   国务院总理李克强26日下午在中南海紫光阁会见第71届联合国大会主席汤姆森。   李克强表示,当前世界经济复苏乏力,恐怖主义、难民问题和地缘政治风险上升,全球化进程和信心受挫,国际形势不稳定不确定因素有增无减。中方坚定支持联合国作为最具普遍性、代表性和权威性的政府间国际组织,在应对全球性威胁与挑战方面发挥强有力的作用。   新华社 谢环驰 摄   李克强指出,今年适逢中国恢复在联合国合法席位45周年。45年来,中国始终致力于维护以联合国为核心的国际体系,捍卫《联合国宪章》宗旨和原则。新形势下,我们将一如既往地维护联合国的权威,支持联合国的工


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「卑劣な事件に負けない」 相模原殺傷、生存者の両親


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Gov't to Subsidize All Infertility Treatment

The Chosun Ilbo
The government will subsidize all infertility treatments from next month to raise Korea's record-low birthrate. Currently it only subsidizes infertility treatment for couples who earn less than W5.83 million a month (US$1=W1,117). The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced the decision Thursday a...

Korean Expat Fingered in Rumor of Samsung Chief's Death

The Chosun Ilbo
A Korean expatriate in the U.S. has been fingered as the source of a rumor that Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee is dead, which sent the Korean stock market into a panic in late June. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said on Thursday that it has placed the man, identified by his surname Choi (30), ...

N.Korea 'Developing Bigger Missile Submarine'

The Chosun Ilbo
U.S. and Japanese experts believe that North Korea is developing a new submarine even bigger than the 2,000-ton it now uses for the launch of ballistic missiles, the website 38 North said Thursday. Military boffin Joseph Bermudez, whose information is usually sound, told a conference hosted by 38 No...

CJ Group Makes Fortune's 'World-Changing Companies' List

The Chosun Ilbo
CJ Group has been chosen by U.S. business magazine Fortune as one of the "7 world-changing companies to watch." The Korean conglomerate is Asia's only company on the list, included for a successful rural development project it has implemented in Vietnam over the last three years, a CJ spokesman sai...

Prosecutors to move into Mega Bank

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors were planning to move into the Mega International Commercial Bank to speed up the investigation into alleged money laundering, reports

First IAPD Regional Meeting held in Taiwan

Focus News
For the first time in its history, the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) held its regional meeting in Taiwan the weekend of August 26.

Good news for museum fans! NPM Taipei extends free admission hours

Focus News
If you are a fan of the National Palace Museum, you will get excited about its latest announcement regarding an additional two hours of free

President Tsai slips in polls for 100th day

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen has the support of slightly under half of the public while Premier Lin Chuan now has more critics

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