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08/27/2015 HONG KONG – CHINA
Hong Kong government’s vendetta against students and Occupy Central founders
by Paul Wang
Three student leaders - Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow – have been accused of unlawful assembly and inciting others to take part in. Benny Tai, Robert Chung, and Daniel Chua have been accused of receiving anonymous donations to promote pro-democracy referendum, and conducting public opinion studies on the matter.
Hong Kong (AsiaNews) – Police have charged three student leaders in last year’s Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong with unlawful assembly. Occupy Central founder Benny Tai and two other professors face a temporary...

08/27/2015 CHINA
Zhejiang faithful re-erect cross government demolished: a "theft"
The Communist Party campaign launched has already affected 1200-1500 buildings and crosses. No government organization has claimed responsibility for the destruction.
08/27/2015 CHINA
Government and industry officials involved in Tianjin explosion arrested
Those arrested include the president and vice president of the Rui Hai International Logistics. 500 people are still hospitalized. Fear of environmental pollution and water pollution remains high. Meanwhile, prosecutors are investigating 11 others, suspected of negligence and abuse of power.
08/26/2015 SOUTH KOREA
To attract visitors, Busan is set to offer amphibious bus tours
The vehicles will be equipped with propellers that will allow them to travel in the city’s canals and river.
08/26/2015 ASIA – CHINA
China’s former deputy finance minister to head new development bank
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will compete with US-backed World Bank and Japan-backed Asian Development Bank. The new president speaks both English and French.

08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
At the general audience, Pope Francis explains the value of prayer in family life. Rediscovering our love for God. He is not only "the great Being, the Almighty, who created all things, the judge who controls every action." "There are mothers and fathers who could win the Nobel Prize" because in 24 hours they do things that they would need 48 hours for. "The Gospel read and pondered in the family is like a good bread that nourishes everyone’s heart". Appointment for September 1 at 17 in St. Peter for a Liturgy of the Word on the World Day of Prayer for the care of creation, together with the Orthodox.
08/26/2015 CHINA
Chinese stock markets continue slide despite cut in interest rates. Search on for “who to blame”
by Wang Zhicheng
Shanghai is at minus 1.1. Fears mount over knock on effect on India, Africa, Europe and America. The bursting of China’s speculative bubble was long overdue. It will especially hit Brazil, USA, oil countries, large exporters to China. The global economy is in crisis.
08/25/2015 CHINA
Chinese stock markets: fourth day in the red for Shanghai; Hong Kong recovers slightly
The Shanghai Composite closed at noon down 4.3%; Hong Kong gains 1.6%. Bank of China expected to inject more liquidity into market in coming hours. Yesterday’s black day of trading saw Asia’s richest man loose $ 3.6 billion.
08/25/2015 KOREA
Agreement reached: Seoul turns off loudspeakers, North suspends state of war
Talks avoid military escalation between the two sides. The South Korean government will stop border propaganda against the Pyongyang regime. North says "sorry", but does not apologize for the wounding of two of the South’s soldiers. Seoul maintains a defensive position for fear of further provocations.
08/24/2015 KOREA
Seoul calls for "apology" from Pyongyang over landmines to stop border propaganda
Despite warlike rhetoric and reports from the South Korean military that most of North Korea’s submarines appear to be away from their bases, and that amphibious landing vessels have been deployed to the border, high-level talks are underway in the abandoned ‘truce village’ of Panmunjom.
08/24/2015 RUSSIA - CHINA
As price per barrel drops so do Russia’s hopes of signing a second gas deal with China
On September 2 Putin begins visit to Beijing, but analysts predict expected contract will not be signed. Moscow’s turn to the East burdened by the Chinese financial market crisis, the collapse of oil prices and the devaluation of the ruble. Over the past seven months even Chinese direct investment in the Federation fell by 20%.
08/24/2015 JAPAN
Country's youth march against Abe’s "bellicose" law
Demonstrations in over 60 cities. Approximately 6,500 young people gathered in Tokyo. Protest organized by Students Emergency Action for Liberal Democracy-s. Youth are opposed to the amendment of Article 9 of the Constitution which rearms the country. Kyoto Professor : "Japan is at a turning point thanks to the growing opposition of the young".
08/24/2015 CHINA
Shanghai Stock Exchange nose dives, dragging down other Asian giants
8.4% lost in morning trade, 4 trillion burnt. Despite the measures taken by the government over the weekend, investor confidence has not returned. Carlo Cottarelli: "Premature to talk of crisis."
08/23/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Who is Jesus for me? Answer in the silence of our heart. Appeal for peace in Ukraine
Three times at the Angelus Sunday, Pope Francis calls on people to ask themselves "Who is Jesus for me?". "Everything we have in the world does not satisfy our hunger for the infinite. We need Jesus. " Fidelity to God is "fidelity to a person ... And this person is Jesus." Appeal for peace in eastern Ukraine.
08/22/2015 CHINA
To mask economic problems, Beijing showcases military might
In September, plans for a grand military parade for the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan in World War II. Government intends to put its latest generation armaments on dislay. A show of force, in the context of increasing international tensions

Altri articoli
08/21/2015 CHINA – ASIA
Asian shares down over continent-wide fears
08/21/2015 CHINA
China, industrial production falls at the fastest pace in last six years
08/21/2015 KOREA
Korea, tension on the border: Kim Jong-un orders state of war
08/20/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the challenge migrants represent find an answer in the Gospel of mercy
08/20/2015 JAPAN
Japan’s high rate of youth suicide due to society’s excessive focus on economic performance
08/20/2015 KOREA
Korean Church to examine the beatification of the bishop of Pyongyang and companions, martyred by Kim Il-sung
08/20/2015 SOUTH KOREA
Beijing, Park will participate in celebrations for 70th anniversary of end of World War II
08/19/2015 CHINA
As rainfall burns Tianjin residents’ skin, the head of the local State Administration of Work Safety is arrested
08/19/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Today’s world of work considers families a burden, a weight
08/19/2015 CHINA
China arrests 15,000 people on suspicion of cybercrime
08/18/2015 CHINA
Chinese shares drop as Shanghai loses 6.15 per cent
08/18/2015 SOUTH KOREA-JAPAN
Dokdo, first "Mass for Peace" on islands disputed between Seoul and Tokyo
08/17/2015 HONG KONG – CHINA
For Card Zen, removing crosses in Zhejiang is an insult to the faith of Catholics
08/17/2015 CHINA
Tianjin, government " those responsible for the disaster will be held to account"
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HONG KONG – CHINA
For Card Zen, removing crosses in Zhejiang is an insult to the faith of CatholicsHong Kong’s bishop emeritus has come to the conclusion that the campaign to dismantle crosses and religious buildings is part of a broader, nation-wide strategy, and constitutes regression in terms of the mainland's religious policy. Catholics and Protestants in Hong Kong now fear that it might happen to them. In Zhejiang, another 15 religious buildings are slated for destruction by 1 September.
CHINA
“Cry Out! Be Silent No More!” say Wenzhou priestsThe priests in the south-eastern diocese call on those who want justice to take part in a peaceful and legal rally to stop the demolition campaign currently underway in Zhejiang. Officials responsible for the latter have been doing it “with a vengeance” and "must be brought to justice." The priests are ready for anything, even death, to do what is right. “When one cross is removed, one million crosses will be erected.”
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08/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam
by Stephen Masih
08/21/2015 NEPAL-SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Islamic leaders oppose extradition Nepalese murderer: "He is an Islamic missionary"
by Christopher Sharma
08/22/2015 LEBANON
Islamic Makassed launch doctrinal battle against Muslim extremism
by Fady Noun
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/24/2015 SINGAPORE - MALAYSIA - BRUNEI
Catholics in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei use rosary and website against human trafficking
08/21/2015 VIETNAM
Hanoi ignores Caodaists and Catholics who criticise new religious bill for violating human rights
by Nguyen Hung - J. Dang
08/22/2015 IRAQ - SYRIA
Unesco: Islamic State most brutal destruction since Second World War
08/21/2015 SYRIA
As IS destroys Mar Elian monastery, nuncio in Damascus calls for international diplomacy to save Syria
08/24/2015 RUSSIA - CHINA
As price per barrel drops so do Russia’s hopes of signing a second gas deal with China
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"

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