Since coming to power in May this year, Thailand’s junta led by Prayuth Chan-ocha has been busy proposing reforms for a multitude of social agencies.
Students taking to the streets in Hong Kong have been widely described as ‘too idealistic,’ ‘too radical’ or ‘wanting things too quickly.’ A lot of adjectives and, unfortunately, they are mostly wrong.
BEIJING (AP) — Publishers and bookstores say Chinese authorities have ordered books by Chinese-American scholar Yu Ying-shih to be removed from sale, as Beijing expresses displeasure with a writer who has shown support for pro-democracy movements in Hong Kong and elsewhere. It was not possible to immediately confirm the ban,
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A new study on building toilets in rural India shows that adding facilities alone is not enough to improve public health. India is considered to have the world’s worst sanitation record, with more than half its 1.2 billion people still defecating in the open. The study
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Tue, Oct 21, 2014 9:37AM UTC
4 troops killed during attacks on Afghan checkpoints
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South Korea to send doctors to Ebola-stricken West Africa
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Kerry urges Asia to boost anti-Islamic State push
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China donates $6 million to WFP in support of Ebola victims
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Hong Kong leader says “external forces” involved in protests
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