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  • Myanmar probes army over murders

    30 Jan 2015 : YANGON - Myanmar police Thursday said they will conduct DNA tests on soldiers and residents in a northern village where two young teachers were murdered in a crime that has sparked widespread public anger.

  • One killed, two injured at Martin Scorsese film set

    30 Jan 2015 : TAIPEI - One person was killed and two others were injured Thursday when part of a house caved in at the Taipei set of Hollywood director Martin Scorsese's upcoming film "Silence," officials confirmed.

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  • Japan's Godzilla to roar back in 2016

    08 Dec 2014 : TOKYO - The original Godzilla is set to stomp through Tokyo again in 2016, a Japanese movie production company said Monday, in what will be the creature's first return to home turf in a decade.

  • World's largest container ship leaves Shanghai for Europe

    08 Dec 2014 : SHANGHAI - The world's largest container vessel, the CSCL Globe, set off Monday on its maiden voyage to Europe from Shanghai, ship owner China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) said.

  • Japan sex shop owner free, vagina artist still held

    08 Dec 2014 : TOKYO - A sex shop owner arrested along with a artist who makes objects shaped like her own vagina has been released from Japanese police custody, lawyers said Monday, after the courts refused to extend her detention.

  • Delhi bans Uber after alleged rape

    08 Dec 2014 : NEW DELHI - The Delhi city government said Monday it has banned Uber after a passenger accused one of the online taxi service's drivers of raping her.

  • Malaysia pulls online critics' passports

    08 Dec 2014 : KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia on Monday revoked the passports of a sex blogger and a political activist for criticizing local rulers in social media, a senior immigration official said.

  • SE Asia opium production hits high

    08 Dec 2014 : Opium production in Southeast Asia increased this year, to three times the levels of 2006, a United Nations report said Monday.

  • China farmers washed away as Beijing taps water from south

    08 Dec 2014 : NANYANG (CHINA) - Before their villages were submerged beneath a gargantuan scheme to move water hundreds of kilometres to China's arid north, government officials promised farmers better lives far from their ancestral homes.

  • 8 get death for Xinjiang attacks

    08 Dec 2014 : A court in China condemned eight people to death Monday for two deadly attacks in the violence-torn region of Xinjiang, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority, state media said.

  • Typhoon death toll climbs to 21

    08 Dec 2014 : A typhoon that struck the Philippines over the weekend has claimed at least 21 lives, the Philippine Red Cross said Monday.

  • Six sperm whales die in rare mass beaching in Australia

    08 Dec 2014 : SYDNEY - A pod of six sperm whales washed up dead Monday in a rare mass stranding on the South Australia coast, with animal welfare officials struggling over the logistics of handling the huge carcasses.

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