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  1. Business - Companies - BRANDS

    South Korean TV dramas exploit success to push products across Asia

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by AFP

    ... stealth marketing opportunities that have become distinctly less stealthy as competition has intensified. [TV product placement has] an immediate and widespread impact in Asia Amorepacific South ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Companies paying huge amounts for product placement on TV shows to boost sales in Asia Korean dramas exploit success to push products The export success ...

  2. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Pope Francis heads to South Korea with message of peace

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Pope plans message of peace on first trip to Asia Pope Francis travels to South Korea this week with a message of peace for the divided peninsula on his first papal visit to Asia, where the Catholic Church is undergoing dramatic growth. The 77-year-old will fly into Seoul on Wednesday in a trip also aimed at making up for his predecessor, Emeritus ...

  3. News - Asia - MALDIVES

    Maldives chokes in rubbish generated by visitors and locals

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... islands into the wealthiest country in South Asia. "Before we used to separate cardboard and glass, but now the company is not so strong," says site manager Islam Uddin, a friendly man ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Barack Obama seeks US$500 million from Congress to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... South Asia to Africa's Sahel region. Syrian government holding up food and medical aid, UN official says The UN humanitarian chief accused the Syrian government of imposing "arbitrary ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    South Africa mulls legal trade in rhino horns in bid to defeat poaching

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg South Africa considers legalising the sale of its stockpile of horns in a bid to flood the market and put the criminal syndicates out of business Taking illegal rhino trade by the horn Pelham Jones bought his first rhinos for a private game park in South Africa some 25 years ago, completing his collection of the "Big Five" ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea to join Asian games in South Korea despite tensions over ship firefight

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 05:18pm by AFP

    ... to this year’s Asian Games in South Korea – the first time it has participated in a major sporting event there for more than a decade and despite simmering cross-border tensions. “The Olympic Committee of the DPRK [North Korea]... decided to dispatch DPRK players’ group” to the Asian Games to be hosted by South Korea’s western port city of Incheon, Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency ...

  7. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Another record-hot October for the planet, US government reports

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... by 0.01 degrees. Warmer than average temperatures were seen over most of the earth's land surface, except for large parts of Central Asia. "Record warmth was notable across a large area of southern South America, the US western coastal regions, far east Russia, parts of southern and Southeast Asia, much of southern and western Australia and parts of southern Europe," it said. ...

  8. News - World - QATAR

    Migrant workers’ home nations urged to act over 2022 World Cup-linked abuses

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 05:07pm by AFP

    ... of the World Cup,” he added. Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director at Human Rights Watch, agreed it should not be just left up to the host country to treat workers properly. “South Asian countries, ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Rights groups urged South Asian governments on Friday to demand proper protection for their migrant workers amid outrage over the deaths of dozens ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    AFC putting a brave face on Asian failure

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:20am by AFP

    ... confirmed Asia's first winless showing since Italy 1990, when the Taeguk Warriors were the only Asian side. After South Korea followed Japan, Australia and Iran out of the competition, an Asian ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Regional body still hoping for more places at future events, despite worst performace in 24 years AFC are putting a brave face on Asian failure Asia ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean head of Sewol operator jailed for 10 years for manslaughter

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Company found to have allowed overloading and illegal renovation Operator's head jailed over Sewol ferry deaths The head of the company that operated South Korea's ill-fated Sewol ferry was sentenced to 10 years in prison yesterday, after being convicted of manslaughter over the disaster that killed more than 300 people. A court ...




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