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  • Time and poverty go hand in hand: A lack of resources includes a person’s time
    by Lyndall Strazdins on 18. oktober 2019 at 01:00

    TRADITIONALLY, poverty has been measured in terms of income. This is because a lack of income constrains opportunity, choice and the fulfilment of fundamental needs. The post Time and poverty go hand in hand: A lack of resources includes a person’s time appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • Bangladesh border guards shoot, kill Indian soldier: official
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 18. oktober 2019 at 00:31

    AN Indian paramilitary guard was killed and another critically wounded after they were fired upon by  Bangladeshi troops at a border river on Thursday, Indian security forces said, the first deadly frontier clash between the nations in years. The post Bangladesh border guards shoot, kill Indian soldier: official appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • New Zealand’s biggest commercial TV channel on the block
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 18. oktober 2019 at 00:21

    NEW Zealand's MediaWorks put the country's largest commercial television station up for sale on Friday after sustaining losses for years in an increasingly fragmented media landscape. The post New Zealand’s biggest commercial TV channel on the block appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • How do Australia’s politicians view the trust divide?
    by The Conversation on 17. oktober 2019 at 01:00

    We hear a lot from citizens about the failings of Australian democracy and the need for reform. But how do politicians view the growing trust divide? The post How do Australia’s politicians view the trust divide? appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day
    by Asian Correspondent on 17. oktober 2019 at 00:59

    PRO-democracy lawmakers were dragged out of Hong Kong's legislature by security guards on Thursday after they heckled the city's pro-Beijing leader for a second day running, the latest outburst of political rancour in the strife-torn city. The post HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • Universal Studios park in China to have facial recognition tech
    by Asian Correspondent on 17. oktober 2019 at 00:58

    THE Universal Studios amusement park under construction in Beijing will admit visitors without a ticket -- thanks to cameras that will scan their faces to determine if they've paid for entry. The post Universal Studios park in China to have facial recognition tech appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • School lunches keep Japan’s kids topping nutrition lists
    by Natsuko Fukue on 16. oktober 2019 at 01:00

    JAPAN manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children -- high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches. The post School lunches keep Japan’s kids topping nutrition lists appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • US House passes Hong Kong ‘Democracy Act’
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 16. oktober 2019 at 00:30

    THE US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the semi-autonomous territory, prompting an angry response from China. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which will now move to the Senate before it can become law, has drawn rare... Read more » The post US House passes Hong Kong ‘Democracy Act’ appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • Twitter says world leaders ‘not above’ its rules
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 16. oktober 2019 at 00:00

    TWITTER said Tuesday world leaders are "not above" the rules of the online platform and could see their messages removed or demoted for egregious conduct violating its terms of service. The post Twitter says world leaders ‘not above’ its rules appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

  • The US–Japan trade deal a win for Trump or Abe?
    by East Asia Forum on 15. oktober 2019 at 01:00

    US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inked the US–Japan Trade Agreement to much fanfare on September 25, 2019. The post The US–Japan trade deal a win for Trump or Abe? appeared first on Asian Correspondent.