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  • How religion influences attitudes towards domestic violence
    by The Conversation on 19. april 2019 at 01:00

    WE learned this month that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged AU$10 million in the federal budget for couples counselling and mediation for families impacted by domestic violence. The post How religion influences attitudes towards domestic violence appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Facebook says it stored ‘millions’ of unencrypted Instagram passwords
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 19. april 2019 at 00:00

    "Millions" of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. The post Facebook says it stored ‘millions’ of unencrypted Instagram passwords appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Secrets and crimes: Gay South Korean soldiers trapped in legal bind
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 19. april 2019 at 00:00

    PRODUCTIVE and driven, he was a model army officer, but he had a secret: he was in a gay sexual relationship with a fellow soldier -- a crime under South Korea's military law. The post Secrets and crimes: Gay South Korean soldiers trapped in legal bind appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Why are we so moved by the plight of the Notre Dame?
    by The Conversation on 18. april 2019 at 01:00

    SCROLLING through news of the Notre Dame fire on social media feeds was like watching a real-time archive of grief in the making, as people expressed their dismay and sorrow at the damage wrought. Why is it that some heritage places publicly elicit more emotions than others? There is no simple answer to this question.... Read more » The post Why are we so moved by the plight of the Notre Dame? appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Donald Trump: world’s greatest expert on… almost everything
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 18. april 2019 at 00:00

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump raised eyebrows when he told French firefighters to move "quickly" and possibly use aerial water tankers to save Notre Dame. But it was hardly the first time he has come forward as an unlikely expert. The post Donald Trump: world’s greatest expert on… almost everything appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • North Korea’s Kim oversees test of new weapon with ‘powerful warhead’
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 18. april 2019 at 00:00

    NORTH KOREA's Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a "powerful warhead", state media reported Thursday, in the first test of its kind since nuclear negotiations with Washington stalled. The post North Korea’s Kim oversees test of new weapon with ‘powerful warhead’ appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Where does all the rubbish in the Southern Indian Ocean go?
    by The Conversation on 17. april 2019 at 01:00

    GREAT areas of our rubbish are known to form in parts of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. But no such “garbage patch” has been found in the Southern Indian Ocean. The post Where does all the rubbish in the Southern Indian Ocean go? appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Japan wants Britain to minimise ‘negative’ Brexit impact
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 17. april 2019 at 00:00

    JAPAN's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday asked Britain to minimise the negative impact of its departure from the European Union on Japanese firms and the global economy. The post Japan wants Britain to minimise ‘negative’ Brexit impact appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 17. april 2019 at 00:00

    CHINESE authorities have seized 7.5 tonnes of ivory -- 2,748 elephant tusks -- in one of the biggest busts in recent years as the country cracks down on the sale of illegal wildlife products. The post China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • Muslim-majority Indonesia votes in its biggest-ever election
    by Asian Correspondent Staff on 17. april 2019 at 00:00

    INDONESIA kicked off one of the world's biggest one-day elections Wednesday, pitting president Joko Widodo against ex-general Prabowo Subianto in a race to lead the Muslim-majority nation. The post Muslim-majority Indonesia votes in its biggest-ever election appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]