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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    India and China in wary dance as Xi Jinping prepares for South Asia trip

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... regional power politics Xi Jinping will start his first South Asia tour with a visit to Beijing’s latest investment in Sri Lanka, a US$1.4-billion port city development to include a marina ... on September 17 – Modi’s 64th birthday. Xi will begin his tour of South Asia on September 14 in the Maldives, according to Chinese state media, where Beijing has been expanding its presence, setting up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590061/india-and-china-wary-dance-xi-prepares-south-asia-trip
  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China eyes port contracts with South Asia trip

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:07am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com President's visit next week part of efforts to boost commercial ties throughout the region China eyes port contracts with South Asia trip Beijing aims to secure more ports and infrastructure contracts in South Asia after President Xi Jinping visits the region next week, according to the Foreign Ministry. Xi will visit the Maldives, Sri ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589024/china-eyes-port-contracts-south-asia-trip
  3. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    Islamic State gaining support in South Asia, as Al-Qaeda seen as 'tired'

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:23am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Peshawar Ultra-radical group is inspiring younger fighters who see al-Qaeda as stale, tired and ineffectual Islamic State is gaining the youth vote in South Asia Islamic State ... of various hues already hold sway across restive and impoverished areas of South Asia, but Islamic State, with its rapid capture of territory, beheadings and mass executions, is starting to draw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587356/islamic-state-gaining-youth-vote-south-asia
  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan's Shinzo Abe visits South Asia in bid to counter China's influence

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dhaka Abe woos South Asia to counter China's weight Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew to Bangladesh yesterday on a two-stop tour of South Asia as the globe-trotting leader asserts Tokyo's interest in a region where it has ceded influence to China. Abe becomes the first Japanese prime minister to visit Bangladesh in 14 years and today will be the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586731/japans-shinzo-abe-visits-south-asia-bid-counter-chinas-influence
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    16 killed in collapse at South Korean concert by girl band 4Minute

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 07:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul Spectators plunge to deaths after grate gives way at South Korean show by girl band 16 pop fans killed in collapse at concert Sixteen music fans plunged to their deaths yesterday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed during an outdoor pop concert in South Korea. Another 11 people were seriously injured in the tragedy in Seongnam, just south ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1618629/fourteen-feared-killed-accident-south-korean-concert
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North, South Korean troops exchange border fire across DMZ

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 07:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Skirmishes broke out at the heavily-fortified border between North and South Korea on Sunday with shots fired but no casualties recorded North and South Korean troops briefly exchanged fire on Sunday during the latest in a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions on the divided peninsula. The South’s defence ministry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1619987/north-south-korean-troops-exchange-border-fire-across-dmz
  7. News - Asia - ACCIDENTS

    South Korean safety official 'commits suicide' after 16 fans killed in concert collapse

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 01:56pm by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Seoul Safety official 'takes own life' after concert deaths A South Korean official handling safety measures at a concert where 16 people died apparently committed suicide hours after the tragedy, which happened when a ventilation grate collapsed under the weight of audience members. The death of the 37-year-old local government official, who worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1619240/south-korean-safety-official-commits-suicide-after-16-fans-killed-concert
  8. News - Asia

    Anger, anguish six months after South Korea ferry disaster

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:29am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul “Sewol ferry recovery update No. 377... Days since last body found-- 88.”  Six months after South Korea’s worst maritime disaster, the official e-mails keep ... and raised questions about what Asia’s fourth largest economy had come to and where it was going. The grief swiftly turned to anger as it became clear that the tragedy was almost entirely man-made-- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1616808/anger-anguish-six-months-after-south-korea-ferry-disaster
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Koreans vow to send more propaganda leaflets over border by balloon

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:36pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Activists in South Korea insist they will continue to launch balloons carrying anti-regime propaganda into the North, despite an exchange of gunfire after a previous event South Korean activists vowed on Thursday to launch more balloons next week carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border into North Korea, days after their campaign triggered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1617672/south-koreans-vow-send-more-propaganda-leaflets-over-border-balloon
  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    No agreement as North and South Korea meet for first military talks in three years

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 11:36am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul No agreement as two Koreas meet for military talks The first military talks between North and South Korea in more than three years ended with no agreement yesterday, with the rivals failing to see eye-to-eye on how to ease animosity following two shooting incidents last week. The two countries traded gunfire on Friday after South Korean activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1616838/north-and-south-korea-hold-first-general-level-military-talks-seven-years

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