North Korea opened its new airport in Pyongyang Wednesday as leader Kim Jong-un and his wife posed for photos in fancy duty free shops and next to a chocolate fondue fountain.
The whitening phenomenon in Thailand, i.e. the use of cosmetic products to whiten the skin – and now we can include beauty apps that might obviate the use of whitening products, for the online face at least – often seems to beguile the visitor from the West, or at least cause them to smirk at outlandish items such as underarm whitening deodorant. But before we smirk, we might look at our own seemingly strange habits.
South Korean officials confirmed that two more people have died from the MERS virus Thursday, bringing the total death toll 29. It also reported an addition case that put the total number of infections at 180.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty.
PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has ordered the release of the daughter of a South Korean businessman believed to be linked to a deadly ferry disaster, pending a decision on whether to extradite her.
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