Everest: Indian police couple's summit claim investigated

BBC News - Asia
Police investigate claims by two climbers who say they are India's first couple to scale Mount Everest, after doubt is cast on photos of the ascent.

S Korea, US and Japan in first ever joint missile drill

BBC News - Asia
South Korea, the US and Japan conduct their first joint missile-tracking drill off Hawaii, a week after North Korea's mid-range missile test.

Rio 2016: Sally Pearson will miss Olympics with torn hamstring

BBC News - Asia
Australian Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson will miss Rio 2016 after tearing a hamstring.

Gay marriage in spotlight in Australia

BBC News - Asia
Same-sex marriage has become a front-page issue in the final days of Australia's election campaign.


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Reform fundamental driving force for China's economy: premier

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that reform will drive China's economic growth.

China Focus: "A to Z" of China's diplomacy under Xi's leadership

XINHUANEWS
A "major-country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics" has taken shape since Xi Jinping became the top leader in late 2012.


防汛抗洪到了关键时期——国家防总、中国气象局有关负责人谈当前防汛抗洪形势

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&$   新华社北京6月29日电 题:防汛抗洪到了关键时期——国家防总、中国气象局有关负责人谈当前防汛抗洪形势   新华社记者胡璐、林晖   入汛以来,我国天气气候异常复杂。在6月29日国新办举行的新闻发布会上,国家防汛抗旱总指挥部、中国气象局等有关负责人共同介绍当前防汛抗洪工作。   入汛以来全国有222条河流发生超警洪水   入汛以来,我国天气气候异常复杂,不仅入汛早、强降雨过程多,而且强对流天气重发多发,造成较为严重的灾害。与此同时,因强降雨引发的洪涝和泥石流灾害也明显偏多偏重。   中国气象局局长郑国光表示,入汛以来,全国平均降水量比常年同期偏多23%,为1954年以

十二届全国人大常委会第二十一次会议分组审议红十字会法修订草案 张德江参加审议

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&$ 新华社北京6月29日电 十二届全国人大常委会第二十一次会议29日上午举行分组会议,审议由全国人大教科文卫委员会提请审议的红十字会法修订草案。张德江委员长参加审议。 出席会议的全国人大常委会组成人员和列席会议的全国人大专门委员会成员、全国人大代表普遍认为,红十字事业是人类社会文明进步的重要标志,也是构建社会主义和谐社会的必然要求。现行红十字会法对于弘扬红十字精神,促进和规范中国红十字事业的健康发展发挥了重要作用。随着改革开放的深入和经济社会的不断发展,现行红十字会法难以完全适应现实工作的需要。因此,通过修改红十字会法,对现行法律的一些重要条款进行补充和完善,增加一些适应形势发展需


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副市長から200万円恐喝容疑、経営者逮捕 三重・鳥羽

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Shinsegae to Build Korea's Biggest Mall in Hanam

The Chosun Ilbo
Shinsegae Group will open a new multiplex shopping mall in Hanam, Gyeonggi Province around September. The group said Tuesday the mall will be the country's biggest shopping multiplex with a dining area bigger than the Olympic stadium in Jamsil, Seoul.  It will have four stories above ground a...

New Kid Arrives on Budget Carrier Block

The Chosun Ilbo
Korea's newest no-frills carrier Air Seoul conducted a trial flight between Seoul's Gimpo and Jeju on Tuesday ahead of its official launch next month. Air Seoul is the budget arm of Asiana Airlines and plans to fly regularly between Gimpo and Jeju from around July 11. The launch raises the number of...

Kumho Asiana Chief Joins French Legion of Honor

The Chosun Ilbo
Kumho Asiana Group chairman Park Sam-koo on Monday accepted his membership in the French Legion of Honor, a rare award for a Korean. Park was given the decoration at French Ambassador Fabien Penone's residence in Seoul for his contribution to bilateral exchanges and the aviation industry. The legio...

Uber CEO to Stand Trial in Korea

The Chosun Ilbo
The American CEO of Uber has said he will appear before the Seoul Central District Court this week. Travis Kalanick was indicted in December 2014 for operating an illegal taxi service here. Uber was launched in Korea in 2013, only to face fierce resistance from local taxi operators, who accused the...


Working more than 6 days in a row to be illegal

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Working more than six days in a row will become illegal beginning in August, the Ministry of Labor announced Wednesday. The measure

Rediscover luxury – C.T. Chen of Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei to make a difference

Focus News
What does the word “luxury” mean to you? When it comes to hotel service, for some, a hotel with a luxury touch should be providing

Working more than 6 days in a row to be illegal

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Working more than six days in a row will become illegal beginning in August, the Ministry of Labor announced Wednesday. The measure

Copyright expert could become MOEA vice minister

Focus News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs was likely to name Wang Mei-hua, the director general of its Taiwan Intellectual Property Office, as

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