Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» WORLD/» ASIA
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Kyrgyzstan’s government resigned on Oct. 26 after President Almazbek Atambayev’s party quit the ruling majority coalition earlier this week, deepening a rift between the pro-Russian leader and his former allies.
At least 59 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta and took hostages on Oct. 24
BANGKOK – Reuters
Thais on Oct. 11 wore pink for 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a color they believe will help improve the monarch’s health, two days after the palace said he was in an unstable condition.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
One person was killed and at least two injured by two near-simultaneous blasts in a Japanese park on Oct. 23, the local fire department said
HANOI – Agence France-Presse
Silky-voiced communist propaganda broadcaster “Hanoi Hannah,” famous for urging American GIs to leave her country during the Vietnam War, has died at age 87, friends said Oct. 4.
Pakistan’s Punjab provincial government will send nurses to Turkey for training as part of a program being launched in collaboration with Turkey’s Health Ministry to upgrade the province’s healthcare system.
India, the world’s third biggest carbon emitter, was set to ratify the Paris agreement on climate change on Oct. 2 on the birthday of the country’s famously ascetic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.
Rebel Hong Kong lawmakers challenge China in parliament HONG KONG – Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong rebel lawmakers swore, shouted, banged drums and railed against “tyranny” Oct. 12 when they took their oaths of office in the city’s parliament, as calls grow for a split from Beijing.
TOKYO - Reuters
In Japan, where women do five times as much housework as men, three male politicians have donned “pregnancy” vests in a campaign urging men to help out more at home.
HONG KONG - Agence France-Presse
Visitors to a Hong Kong theme park mourned the world's oldest captive giant panda Jia Jia on Oct. 17, a day after she died there aged 38
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Sept. 28 that he will soon end joint military exercises with the United States, a move that could further dampen relations with Manila’s longtime ally after the controversial leader branded U.S. President Barack Obama a “son of a whore.”