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Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 13th August

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, August 14th, 2010
 
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In this bulletin: – Mudslides hit northwest China, – Chinese human rights lawyer honoured, – Sound of Hope executive detained in Singapore, and – Report hits out at damaging ‘green energy’ projects. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET/NTDTV-Days after the August 7 mudslide in Northwest China

Asia Cast for Saturday 7th November

Posted by Trevor Piper on Saturday, November 7th, 2009
 
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In this Bulletin… – Crops fail in southern China as drought continues; – Beijing’s long reaching censorship affects Bangladesh gallery; and – Philippine wind farm brings unexpected benefit. But first, here’s our SOH focus on China ********************** Beijing is starting to pay the price for staging its extravagant 2008 Olympic Games. One year on, the [...]

Asia Cast for Friday 3rd July

Posted by daniel on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
 
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Asia Cast for Tuesday 2nd June

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Asia Cast for Wednesday 11th February

Posted by michaelanderson on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
 
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In this bulletin … – Repression continues after the Olympics; – China announces first bird flu outbreak; and – Human rights activist Gao Zhisheng recounts 50 days of torture. But first here’s our SOH focus on China. ******************** Recently, Dejiang County authorities forbade people from holding a dragon dance during the annual Lantern Festival under [...]

Asia Cast for Tuesday 27th January

Posted by gracemann on Tuesday, January 27th, 2009
 
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In this bulletin … -Sixth confirmed case of deadly avian flu in China; -European parliament members send strongly worded invitation to Eutelsat; and -Rio Tinto completes Chinese smelter sale. *********************************** A 29-year-old man from Guizhou province in China has been confirmed to be infected with the H5N1 avian flu. According to the BBC’s report on [...]

Asia Cast for Wednesday 17th December

Posted by wilma on Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
 
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In this Bulletin… – Olympic promises come to nothing as Chinese regime blocks foreign media websites once again; – Outbreak of deadly H5N1 bird flu confirmed in India; and – Australian environmentalists lament government’s back-down on climate change. But first, here’s our SOH focus on China ********************** Overseas media websites made available in China shortly [...]

Asia Cast for Tuesday 16th December

Posted by wilma on Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
 
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In this Bulletin… – South East Asian leaders sign trade deals ahead of delayed ASEAN Summit; – 26 still missing in Philippine’s ferry capsize; and – Niger rebels claim kidnap of UN Envoy But first, here’s our SOH focus on China ********************** Following the recent outbreak of avian influenza in Hong Kong, news has surfaced [...]

Asia Cast for Saturday 18th October

Posted by wilma on Saturday, October 18th, 2008
 
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In this Bulletin… – Thousands march in Baghdad Anti-American Protests; – Taiwan bans baking ingredient from China after melamine found; and – UN Security Council rotates 5 nations, Iran, Iceland miss out. But first, here’s our SOH focus on China ********************** Chinese authorities have continued attempts to drive out the family members of the leader [...]

Asia Cast for Friday 22nd August

Posted by Trevor Piper on Friday, August 22nd, 2008
 
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In this Bulletin… – IOC calls for investigation into under-age Chinese gymnasts; – Beijing police ordered to investigate Chinese citizens who speak to foreign media; and – Monsoon rains continues to devastate South Asia. But first, here’s our SOH focus on China. ********************** The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed to the Epoch Times Thursday morning [...]