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Scuffles erupt over Taiwan-China trade pact

By Wed, Jul 31, 2013

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Dozens of Taiwanese scuffled with police Wednesday in the rowdiest demonstration yet against a new trade agreement with China. Signed on June 21, the pact allows...

India News

Is the Indian government scared of Anna Hazare?

By Tue, Aug 16, 2011

Here are several reasons why that might be so true: 1.    Anna Hazare, the social activist heading what he calls the second Freedom Struggle, was taken into custody early this...

Japan News

Radiation level soars after Japan nuke plant fire

By Tue, Mar 15, 2011

SOMA, Japan (AP) — Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors Tuesday after an explosion and a...

Philippines News

Donaire Odyssey: Right or wrong, it was a choice

By Mon, Mar 28, 2011

Seeing Yuriorkis Gamboa demolish Jorge Solis inside four rounds makes me wonder whether Nonito Donaire Jr has what it takes to compete in the 126 to 135 pound levels where...

South Korea News

World stocks advance on earnings, higher oil price

By Tue, Feb 01, 2011

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares moved higher Tuesday after overnight gains on Wall Street offset worries about political unrest in Egypt and the prospects of an imminent interest rate hike...

Thailand News

Fact checking The Nation…..

By Thu, Apr 19, 2012

BP has been busy recently and don’t have time to fact-check all media stories, but in only a few sentences in one article today in  The Nation makes three glaring...

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Other Countries News

Rising Nepal river threatens to flood wide areas

By Mon, Jun 27, 2011

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say rising water levels in a river known for flooding in eastern Nepal could cause it to burst its banks and inundate large areas of...