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Death toll rises to 288 in South Korea ferry tragedy

A passenger ferry capsized and sank of the coast of South Korea today with more than 470 passengers on board. So far 2 casualties have been confirmed, 180 people have...

Thailand’s interim PM: Elections must come before reform

Thailand’s interim Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan rejected anti-government protesters’ demands for reform before election Monday, insisting that elections must come first.

Asian countries top global education league table

The rise of the quality of education in Asia has been compounded in a new global education league table. The latest international comparison puts four Asian countries at the top...