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Malaysia Airlines expects more lossesBBC News - Asia
Malaysia Airlines warns of further losses in the second half of the year because of the two tragedies to hit the airline in recent months.
India launches bank accounts for allBBC News - Asia
Indian PM Narendra Modi is due to launch a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.
Missing plane search area refinedBBC News - Asia
Australia says the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the search area, after more data analysis.
India cow row 'settled by DNA tests'BBC News - Asia
A woman in southern India is set to win a court battle to keep a cow after DNA tests proved it belongs to her, her lawyer says.
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Anti-Japanese War documentary covers Yanmen Pass ambushXINHUANEWS
The fourth episode of an ongoing documentary series on the Anti-Japanese War has told the story of the Battle of Yanmenguan, in which Chinese troops successfully cut off a key Japanese supply line.
Japanese war criminal confessions compiledXINHUANEWS
Chinese publishers have compiled the written confessions of 45 Japanese war criminals in 11 new books, as domestic authorities continue their drive to raise awareness on China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.
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Korea Needs to Make It Easier to Get MarriedThe Chosun Ilbo
When I was in primary school, my aunt, who lived with us at the time, would be scolded by my grandmother every time we sat down to eat for not being married. I later learned that she was only 26 at the time. From 1993 to 2003, the average age women in Korea tied the knot was pushed back further a...
Cheonggye Stream Powers Phone Charging BoothThe Chosun Ilbo
The Seoul Metropolitan Government on Wednesday installed an experimental charging booth for smartphones and tablet PCs along the Cheonggye Stream in Seoul. The eco-friendly chargers are hydro-powered by the stream itself. A small hydro generator operated only by a small turbine was...
KFA Struggles to Find New Football ManagerThe Chosun Ilbo
The Korea Football Association on Wednesday denied reports that it has been in contact with Colombian manager Jorge Luis Pinto, who led Costa Rica to quarterfinals of this year's World Cup in Brazil. "Pinto is one of 40 managers in the pool that we have considered, but we never contacted ...
Ferry Owner's Eldest Son Goes on TrialThe Chosun Ilbo
The eldest son of dead ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon went on trial on Wednesday along with his female bodyguard Park Soo-kyung. Yoo Dae-kyun (44) faces charges of misappropriating about W7.39 billion (US$1=W1,015) from Chonghaejin Marine, the operator of the ferry Sewol which sank off the sou...
Sean Lien spokesman transferred after jibe at Wang Yu-chiFocus News
Chang's comments came on Monday night cable news talk show
US scholar supports idea of Ma-Xi meeting outside APEC venueFocus News
Beijing says Ma-Xi meeting at APEC is impossible, Ma still hoping a meeting may be worked out
Food banks in Taiwan launch alliance to share resources (update)Focus News
Taipei, Aug. 28 (CNA) Six food banks in Taiwan launched an alliance in Taipei
Acer seeking investment targets via venture capitalFocus News
Taipei, Aug. 28 (CNA) Acer Inc. said Thursday it has established a venture capital fund to seek out long-term investments