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  • Will they end the Korean War at the next inter-Korea summit?
    by Emma Richards on 14. august 2018 at 10:01

    LEADERS of North and South Korea will meet for the second time in September. The announcement came Monday but was surprisingly thin on details, not giving the exact date or any mention of what will be discussed. The post Will they end the Korean War at the next inter-Korea summit? appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Are you sure climate change is the real cause of ‘natural disasters’?
    by Jason von Meding on 14. august 2018 at 07:50

    WITH earthquakes devastating Indonesia, and fires raging in the United States, there has been plenty of discussion of so-called “natural disasters” in recent weeks. The post Are you sure climate change is the real cause of ‘natural disasters’? appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Why are trees being ordained as monks in Thailand?
    by Mongabay on 14. august 2018 at 04:20

    Through rituals like tree ordinations, some monks in Thailand are integrating Buddhist principles into the environmental movement in order to garner support from their followers and encourage sustainable practices. The post Why are trees being ordained as monks in Thailand? appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Filipina minors are getting duped into working abroad illegally
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 14. august 2018 at 00:30

    AUTHORITIES in the Philippines say they are seeing an alarming trend of underage Filipino women attempting to leave the country with forged passports and documents to work abroad. The post Filipina minors are getting duped into working abroad illegally appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • 1MDB scandal: After seizing superyacht, Malaysia eyes custody of private jet
    by A. Azim Idris on 14. august 2018 at 00:00

    AFTER gaining the custody of a US$250 million superyacht, the Malaysian government is looking to claim a private jet that is also purportedly owned by a financier at the centre of the country's state fund scandal. The post 1MDB scandal: After seizing superyacht, Malaysia eyes custody of private jet appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Asia’s most extreme population controls
    by Emma Richards on 14. august 2018 at 00:00

    AFTER a government-issued stamp depicting a family with three children was released last week, speculation has been rife that China may finally be putting an end to its infamous attempts at population control. The post Asia’s most extreme population controls appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Why is India denying 4 million people of their citizenship?
    by A. Azim Idris on 13. august 2018 at 08:32

    OVER four million people in the northeastern Indian state of Assam will be hearing why they have been stripped of their citizenship and will be told how they may go about appealing the government's decision this week. The post Why is India denying 4 million people of their citizenship? appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • China defends Muslim crackdown as ‘protecting peace, stability’
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 13. august 2018 at 06:56

    CHINESE state media has defended a crackdown on the country’s Uighur Muslim population, claiming their detention is to ensure peace and stop the Xinjiang region from becoming "China's Syria" or "China's Libya." The post China defends Muslim crackdown as ‘protecting peace, stability’ appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Maybe China just doesn’t want any more kids
    by Emma Richards on 13. august 2018 at 01:00

    YOU wouldn’t think the release of a new stamp would cause much excitement regardless of situation. But the latest new year offering from the Chinese government has got people talks. Why? Because the happy family of pigs – in keeping with the traditional zodiac signs – has three children. The post Maybe China just doesn’t want any more kids appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Asian Games 2018 weather forecast: Cloudy with a chance of haze 
    by Mongabay on 13. august 2018 at 00:00

    THE THREAT of haze from another season of forest fires on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island hangs over Asia’s biggest sporting event, scheduled to kick off later this month. The post Asian Games 2018 weather forecast: Cloudy with a chance of haze  appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]