India transfusions infect many with HIV

BBC News - Asia
At least 2,234 people in India contract the deadly HIV virus while getting blood transfusions in hospitals in the past 17 months.

What does modern slavery look like?

BBC News - Asia
More than 45 million people are living in modern slavery, with Asia accounting for two thirds of the victims, a new report says.

Why Pikachu is making Hong Kong angry

BBC News - Asia
Nintendo's upcoming Pokemon games are causing controversy in Hong Kong because of plans to give Pikachu and his friends Mandarin names.

North Korea missile test launch 'fails'

BBC News - Asia
North Korea has attempted to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials say.


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Xi sets targets for China's science, technology mastery

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Chinese President Xi Jinping set the target of China becoming a leading power in science and technology (S&T) by the middle of this century as he addressed a major S&T conference on Monday.

Chinese, Togolese presidents agree to upgrade cooperation

XINHUANEWS
Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe agreed in their talks on Monday to promote bilateral ties to a new level through enhanced cooperation in various fields.


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Ban Ki-moon Should Concentrate on His UN Job

The Chosun Ilbo
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon returned to New York on Monday after a Korea trip that set tongues wagging due to the coy hints he dropped about his presidential ambitions when he leaves the UN.  After a meeting with reporters on Jeju Island last Wednesday, Ban met with veteran politician Kim ...

Air Pollution Linked to Hypertension

The Chosun Ilbo
Inhaling fine dust particles not only causes respiratory illnesses but hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, according to a study.Prof. Kim Ho at Seoul National University said on Monday that his team analyzed air pollution data between 2004 and 2008 and national health data of 700,000 people be...

AirAsia to Pick Flight Attendants in Online Poll

The Chosun Ilbo
AirAsia is raising eyebrows by proposing to select Korean flight attendants through an online poll. The Malaysian low-cost carrier on Monday said applicants should submit an audition video with a one-minute introduction and demonstration of an inflight announcement, which will then be posted online ...

Jeju Land Prices Soar Thanks to Chinese Buyers

The Chosun Ilbo
Land prices grew at the fastest clip in eight years this year with 5.08 percent. Land prices on the southern resort island of Jeju surged 27.77 percent thanks mainly to explosive demand from Chinese investors. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Monday said official land prices nat...


Magnitude-7.2 earthquake rocks Taiwan

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-7.2 earthquake hit near Taiwan in the early afternoon Tuesday, causing buildings in the capital Taipei to rock up and

Premier ends day without presenting report

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tuesday was the day Premier Lin Chuan was to have presented his first-ever government policy report to the Legislative Yuan, but

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake rocks Taiwan

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-7.2 earthquake hit near Taiwan in the early afternoon Tuesday, causing buildings in the capital Taipei to rock up and

Chiayi City bans leanness drugs in pork

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As protests raged around the Legislative Yuan in Taipei Tuesday, the Chiayi City Council banned pork containing residues of the leanness

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