Monday, November 29, 2021

Asia

A Tokyo fire brigade staff member (right) administers a dose of the Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at Aoyama University in Tokyo on August 2, 2021

Japan’s success in vaccine resistance is now a reality

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Japan: The journey from vaccine fear to vaccine successRupert Wingfield - HayesBBC News TokyoPubliziert3 hours agoShareNearShare pageCopy this linkShareImage source, Getty ImagesAlthough it seems impossible to believe, at the start of June I...
Farmers gather at the protest venue in Gazipur Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border during a nationwide strike called by the farmers as they continue to protest against the central government's agricultural reforms in Ghaziabad on September 27, 2021.

India PM Narendra Modi repeals controversial farm laws

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India PM Narendra Modi repeals controversial farm lawsPubliziert17 minutes agoShareNearShare pageCopy this linkShareImage source, Getty ImagesFollowing a year's worth of protests, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the abrogation of three farm laws.Since...
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Viewpoint: The time when Hindus and Muslims fought for freedom

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Viewpoint: The time when Hindus and Muslims fought for freedomPublished2 hours agoShareNearShare pageCopy the linkShareImage source, Getty Images100 years ago, Bombay colonial (now Mumbai), was rocked by one of most bizarre riots ever...
Nur Sajat

Malaysian transgender woman Nur Sajat: 'I had to run away'

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Malaysian Transgender Woman Nur Sajat says, "I had to flee."Jonathan HeadSouth East Asia correspondentPubliziertIt was 14 hours agoShareNearShare pageCopy the linkShareImage source, Nur SajatThe news broke in September that the Thai immigration officials...
Noodle vendor Bui Tuan Lam prepares and seasons a bowl of beef noodles in the style of Turkish chef and social media star Nusret Gökçe, otherwise known as Salt Bae.

Vietnam: Salt Bae parody leads to police summoning a noodle-seller

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Vietnam: Salt Bae parody leads to police summoning a noodle-sellerPublished38 minutes agoShareNearShare pageCopy the linkSharingImage source, Peter Lam BuiPolice in Vietnam have summoned a man after he parodied Turkish steak chef Nusret Gökçe,...
Shuai Peng of China severs during the match in 2019

Peng Shuai: Email from a Chinese tennis star casts doubt

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Peng Shuai: Email from a Chinese tennis star casts doubtPublished27 minutes agoShareNearShare pageCopy the linkSharingImage source, Getty ImagesPeng Shuai, the head of Women's Tennis Association (WTA), was questioned by the Chinese State Media...
A campaign against child sexual abuse in India

No skin-to-skin contact: 'Outrageous' India sexual assault order struck down

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No skin-to-skin contact: 'Outrageous' India sexual assault order struck downPubliziert15 hours agoShareNearShare pageCopy this linkShareImage source, Getty ImagesIndia's Supreme Court quashed a controversial order by a high court that had cleared a man...
Saurabh Kirpal could become India's first openly gay judge.

Saurabh Kirpal: The man who could be India's first openly gay judge

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Saurabh Kulpal: India's first gay judgeBy Suchitra MohantyBBC World Service, Legal CorrespondentPublished2 hours agoShareCloseShare pageCopy the linkShareImage source, Twitter/ Saurabh KirpalIn India, a Supreme Court panel has recommended that an openly-gay lawyer should...
Indian Bollywood actor, YouTube personality, and comedian Vir Das, poses for a picture at W Hotel in West Kowloon.

Comedian Vir Das causes a stir with 'two Indias' monologue

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Comedian Vir das causes a stir when he delivers his monologue on 'two Indias.'Publiziert4 hours agoShareCloseShare pageCopy this linkSharingImage source, Getty ImagesOne of India's most popular comedians gave a monologue that angered many....
Pictures of 26 of the 29 miners who died in 2010

Pike River: Bodies spotted 11 years after New Zealand mine disaster

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Pike River: Bodies spotted 11 years after New Zealand mine disasterPublished4 hours agoSharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage source, ReutersAt least two sets of human remains have been pictured deep inside a New Zealand coal mine,...
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