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  1. 11. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Arrests in China's Xinjiang nearly doubled in 2014: report

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - Arrests nearly doubled last year in China's violence-torn, mainly Muslim Xinjiang region, state-run media reported Friday, adding that a crackdown has been extended to the end of this year.

  2. 12. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Court to decide on PAD case Feb 24

    By Online Reporters

    » The Supreme Court will decide on Feb 24 whether to hear a National Anti-Corruption Commission lawsuit against former prime minister Somchai Wongsawat and three others over the 2008 crackdown on People’s Alliance for Demo...

  3. 13. lifestyle | 18 Jan 2015

    A zebra can change its stripes

    SANOOK

    By Andrew Biggs, Newspaper section: Brunch

    » Every now and again a new campaign or crackdown hopes to right a social wrong in this country, not unlike the one I detailed in last week’s column. The latest idea is one that involves white lines — white squiggly lines....

  4. 14. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Top Chinese spymaster probed for corruption

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China's ruling Communist Party said Friday it has put the deputy chief of the country's top intelligence agency under investigation, the latest high-ranking figure probed in a much-publicised corrupti...

  5. 15. news | 16 Jan 2015

    China's spymaster under graft cloud

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China's ruling Communist Party has put the deputy chief of the country's top intelligence agency under investigation, it said Friday, the latest high-ranking figure probed in a much-publicised corrupt...

  6. 16. news | 15 Jan 2015

    China media: Zhou, Bo formed 'clique' to challenge leaders

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - The two biggest Chinese politicians to fall in recent years, ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang and former high-flyer Bo Xilai, formed a "clique" together, state media reported Thursday as President Xi Jinping ple...

  7. 17. news | 09 Jan 2015

    Three charged in clinics crackdown

    » KHON KAEN — Security forces have cracked down on illegal beauty clinics in Khon Kaen province and found three had violated drugs laws.

  8. 18. news | 06 Jan 2015

    100 arrested for Myanmar logging

    By dpa

    » YANGON - More than 100 foreigners, most of them Chinese, were arrested in northern Myanmar in a crackdown on illegal logging, a media report said Tuesday.

  9. 19. news | 02 Jan 2015

    Artist Tania Bruguera speaks out after Cuba detention

    By AFP

    » HAVANA - Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera, detained for trying to stage an open-mic show in Havana, says a government crackdown may actually have helped her make her point.

  10. 20. lifestyle | 31 Dec 2014

    Australia bans commercial sunbeds

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Most Australian states and territories are set to ban commercial sunbeds from Thursday, in a crackdown on artificial tanning in a country that has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.

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