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Sinosphere: She Asked Him to Stop Smoking. To China’s Shock, He Beat Her Instead.

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:20:44 GMT

Chinese social media erupted in anger over the attack in an elevator, denouncing a lack of respect for women and a male-dominated smoking culture.

Sinosphere: Chinese TV Serves Up Lavish Living, With a Side of Shame

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:40:36 GMT

Bai Enpei, a former Communist Party secretary of Yunnan Province, received a death sentence this month with a two-year reprieve on corruption charges.A documentary series about corruption has been shown on state TV this week to underline that President Xi Jinping is serious about wiping out graft.

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Nintendo Switch Console Is Met With Skepticism From Investors

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:41:05 GMT

The Nintendo Switch. Gamers will have until March, the official launch date, to decide whether it’s a must-have.The game giant’s shares plummeted after it unveiled the all-in-one hardware, which can be played at home or on the go.

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Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping Agree to Reopen South China Sea Talks

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:24:53 GMT

President Xi Jinping of China, left, and President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines in Beijing on Thursday.Meeting in Beijing, the Philippine and Chinese presidents signaled that they would seek bilateral solutions to the long-running dispute.

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India Takes Steps to Counter Threats of Violence Over Movie Release

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:39:42 GMT

The Pakistani actor Fawad Khan stars in an Indian film to be released later this month.A nationalist furor has swept Bollywood since an army base was attacked last month, threatening to derail the release of films starring Pakistani actors.

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Hong Kong Tribunal Suspends Investor Who Criticized Chinese Firm

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:27:52 GMT

Andrew LeftThe five-year trading ban against the American investor, who had criticized the accounts of a Chinese property developer, raised concern over free speech in Hong Kong’s financial markets.

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Trump’s Name Invoked in Effort to Draw Chinese Investors

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:09:01 GMT

A Trump Las Vegas booth at a trade fair in Beijing in 2009. Businesses have sought Chinese investors in recent years because they have accumulated large amounts of cash.A hotel project in Texas promotes a connection to “the world’s leading developer” and a path to a visa in the United States.

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Nintendo Switch Reaches for a New Market With Home-and-Mobile Console

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:06:40 GMT

The Nintendo Switch is the first from a marquee games company to so assertively seek to erase the boundaries between home and mobile gaming.The Nintendo Switch can connect to a television or go mobile, an unproven strategy and one that differs from rivals gearing up for virtual reality.

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In Western Myanmar, a Lockdown and Fears of More Violence

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:02:35 GMT

Police officers searching a village in Rakhine State, Myanmar, last week. An attack on police outposts has prompted a lockdown by security forces in the area.Aid work has ceased in the north of Rakhine State after attacks on police officers, and videos purporting to show local Muslims urging jihad have added to fears of unrest.

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Devanampattinam Journal: Mortal to Divine and Back: India’s Transgender Goddesses

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:25:04 GMT

During the 10-day Hindu festival Mayana Kollai, the troubles of transgender women are distant as they transform into the deities they worship and are revered by villagers.

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Philippine Police Van Rams Protesters at U.S. Embassy, Hurting Dozens

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:04:39 GMT

Riot police officers roughed up people in a rally of about 1,000 activists in Manila who demanded an end to the United States presence in the Philippines.

Hong Kong Legislators Stop Pro-Independence Lawmakers From Taking Oath

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:57:16 GMT

Sixtus Leung at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. He was scheduled to be sworn in on Wednesday after the oath he took last week was declared invalid.A walkout led by Beijing loyalists followed a failed attempt by the government to get a court to immediately block two new representatives from assuming office.

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5 Days After Failed Missile Test by North Korea, Another Failure

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:48:33 GMT

Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, in May. The latest launch involved the Hwasong-10 missile, known to the outside world as the Musudan.North Korea has had a spotty record in test-launching the Musudan, its longest-range ballistic missile deployed.

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Attack in Afghanistan by Afghan Soldier Kills 2 Americans

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:49:15 GMT

At least three other Americans were wounded in the latest outbreak of “green on blue” violence, this time at a military depot near Kabul.

Philippines on Edge as Typhoon Haima Roars Ashore

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:46:43 GMT

Typhoon Sarika, left, this week with Typhoon Haima following. Both lashed the northern part of the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rains.A potentially devastating storm, Typhoon Haima has prompted thousands of evacuations and put aid agencies on high alert.

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Bollywood Becomes India and Pakistan’s Latest Battleground

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:52:14 GMT

Indian soldiers near a building where militants loyal to Pakistan were thought to be hiding in Pampore, south of Srinagar, Kashmir, last week.Tensions over an attack on an army base have led to a cultural battle as India and Pakistan ban each other’s film stars and television shows.

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In Push for G.M.O.s, China Battles Fears of 8-Legged Chickens

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:49:00 GMT

Two strains of genetically modified rice were approved for open-field experiments at a farm in Wuhan, in central China’s Hubei Province in 2011. But genetically modified rice has been spreading illegally for years in China, officials have admitted.A Chinese firm’s $43 billion effort to buy Syngenta could upend the industry, but it faces widespread fears at home over modified food.

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Hospital Fire in Bhubaneswar, India, Kills at Least 20

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:29:31 GMT

The victims at Sum Hospital in Bhubaneswar, in the state of Odisha, appear to have died of smoke inhalation.

Stalled by Scandal, Pakistani Network Goes on the Air at Last

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:14:08 GMT

Shoaib Shaikh, left, the chief executive of Axact, being led to court in Karachi, Pakistan, last year.The news network, Bol TV, made its first broadcast more than a year after its parent company, Axact, was embroiled in a scandal involving fake online degrees.

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Tehran Sentences Iranian-American Businessman to 10 Years, Report Says

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:07:51 GMT

Siamak Namazi in San Francisco in 2006.Siamak Namazi, who has been held in Iran for a year, was given the prison term for collaborating with a foreign government, the Mizan news agency said.

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Crown Prince of Thailand Is Close to Ascending Throne, Junta Chief Says

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:58:58 GMT

A store in Bangkok with portraits of the late king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, below, and Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn.After the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn had said he needed time to mourn before succeeding his father.

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As China’s Economy Slows, a Look at What Could Happen

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:30:02 GMT

The Pudong financial district in Shanghai. China’s slowing economy is a major concern for central banks, investors and corporate executives around the world.The 6.7 percent growth in the third quarter — the same as the previous six months — comes as economists search for clues as to where the country is headed.

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China’s Crackdown on Crown Resorts Shakes Casino Industry

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:38:39 GMT

The City of Dreams complex, run by Melco Crown Entertainment in Macau, the only place gambling is still legal in China. The government has taken aim at the industry in the past several years.The detention of 18 employees of the Australian chain is raising fears that the Chinese government is seeking harsh punishments against overseas operators.

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In North Korea, an International Film Festival Where ‘Self-Reliance’ Is the Star

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:22:04 GMT

The opening ceremony of the 15th Pyongyang International Film Festival in Pyongyang, North Korea, last month.The Pyongyang International Film Festival gave outsiders a rare chance to mix with North Koreans while watching features promoting approved ideology.

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Fire Sweeps Through Hospital in India

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:02:57 GMT

Rescuing a patient after a fire broke out Monday night at the Sum Hospital in Bhubaneswar, in eastern India. At least 23 people were killed, the Indian health minister said.The Indian health minister said at least 23 people had been killed in the fire in Bhubaneswar in the country’s east.

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A Guarded Culture’s Old and New Ways

Sat, 08 Oct 2016 14:56:45 GMT

In Bhutan, a small nation with centuries of Buddhist tradition in conflict resolution, a new law school will incorporate those values in its training.

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On Campus: My Asian Pussycat Parents

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:21:20 GMT

I was raised by a mom and dad who did not want me to worry about getting C’s as long as I was happy in college and beyond.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: India and Pakistan at War Against Peaceniks

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 21:33:12 GMT

Pakistani shopkeepers and traders burn Indian products including TV transmission systems during a demonstration in Lahore on Oct. 8.India is becoming more like Pakistan, and Pakistan is becoming more like itself: belligerent, sulky, paranoid.

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The Saturday Profile: Fighting for Indonesia’s Mentally Ill, and Counting Toilets as Progress

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:30:23 GMT

Nova Riyanti Yusuf, a novelist, mental health advocate and former member of Parliament, at the Yayasan Galuh Rehabilitation Center in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia.Whatever improvements that have come to the country’s mental health system are largely the result of the efforts of Nova Riyanti Yusuf.

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Feature: Miri Regev’s Culture War

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:03 GMT

Miri RegevThe Israeli minister of culture and sports wants nothing less than an overthrow of the nation’s elite.

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Notebook: The Nickname Hillary Clinton Has Been Waiting For

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:13:06 GMT

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the final presidential debate on Wednesday.Donald Trump’s epithet, as usual, sticks — but not the way he intended it to.

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Fiction: High Praise for a Novel About an Awful Children’s Musical

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMT

Francine Prose’s new novel, “Mister Monkey,” is about a group of characters involved in an off-off-off-off Broadway production.

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Nonfiction: What’s Up With Those Voices in Your Head?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMT

In “The Voices Within,” Charles Fernyhough explores the chatter in your head.

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