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Dozens trapped by Indian landslideBBC News - Asia
At least 17 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves 150 people trapped in a village in western India, officials say.
Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trialBBC News - Asia
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
Tight security after Xinjiang unrestBBC News - Asia
Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months.
Airline apology over drug warningBBC News - Asia
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
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Xi's Brazil visit will boost ties: researchersXINHUANEWS
Chinese researchers believes President Xi Jinping's state visit to Brazil will boost relations between the two countries.
Chinese VP vows to strengthen ties with CanadaXINHUANEWS
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao said Wednesday China is ready to strengthen practical cooperation with Canada.
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No End to Japan's KleptomaniaThe Chosun Ilbo
The Japanese government went on a fierce legal offensive to keep hidden a list of treasures stolen from Korea during the occupation from 1910 to 1945, in the reasonable expectation that Korea will want them back. The existence of the list emerged in a deposition from the Japanese governmen...
Conspiracy Theories on Ferry Owner's Death Refuse to DieThe Chosun Ilbo
Conspiracy theories continue to swirl around the mysterious death of ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon even though his body has been positively identified by all the forensic methods in the book. Almost all of Yoo's relatives and associates who are in Korea, including his eldest son and driver, ha...
N.Korea Reopens International Kids' CampThe Chosun Ilbo
North Korea reopened the International Children's Camp at Songdowon Beach in Wonsan, Kangwon Province on Tuesday after a major facelift. The facility has held on for dear life for 30 years, offering socialist seaside fun for young visitors from friendly countries in the Communist or non-a...
Duty-Free Allowance to Rise to $600The Chosun Ilbo
The cap on duty-free goods Koreans can bring in from overseas will be raised from US$400 to $600 per person next year, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance said Tuesday. "We decided to raise the limit, which has been unchanged for 26 years, to reflect current economic conditions," a minis...
Taiwan misery index ranked third among Four Asian TigersFocus News
Chung Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) president Wu Chung-shu stated Tuesday, in the past 10 years among the Four Asian Tigers, Taiwan’s commodity prices
Former labor minister questionedFocus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Labor Minister Pan Shih-wei was questioned by the Ministry of Justice’s Agency Against Corruption Wednesday about allegations of corruption he
KMT caucus chief resigns after Control Yuan debacleFocus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top Kuomintang legislator Lin Hung-chih tendered his resignation as caucus chief whip Wednesday following the defeat of 11 presidential nominees for
Premier Jiang appears in courtFocus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Jiang Yi-huah and three senior police officers appeared in court Wednesday to testify in a case of attempted murder brought