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New survey reveals fear of conflict in Asia… and some unlikely alliances

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 11:46AM UTC Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung showed a united front recently in their South China Sea claims recently. Pic: AP.

If you haven’t yet read the latest public opinion survey released by the Pew Research Center earlier this week, then it’s time you did. Based on interviews with over 48,000 people from 44 different countries in the last five months, the survey attempts to lend some perspective to the tit-for-tat manoeuvring and out-manoeuvring of the world’s leaders on Asia’s stage. Some of the findings are interesting, to say the least?

Pakistan: 5 indicted in woman’s stoning death

By Mon, Jul 07, 2014 3:48PM UTC

Pakistani police say a court has indicted five relatives accused of stoning to death a pregnant woman for marrying against the family’s wishes.

Pakistan, India agree on 6 series for cricket from next year

By Sat, Jun 28, 2014 2:19PM UTC

Pakistan and India will revive cricketing ties next year after agreeing to play six series from 2015 until 2023.

Pakistan diverts cleric’s plane to Lahore

By Mon, Jun 23, 2014 5:49PM UTC Tahir-ul-Qadri. Pic: AP.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the government diverted a plane carrying an anti-government cleric out of security concerns.

ADB, UN agencies launch sustainable energy hub for Asia

By Wed, Jun 18, 2014 3:37PM UTC Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank and two United Nations agencies have launched a hub that aims to mobilize investments and innovation to bring clean energy to the Asia-Pacific region, where more than 600 million people have no access to electricity and 1.8 billion others still use firewood and charcoal at home.

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