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06/03/2015 CHINA
Tiananmen’s legacy: after 26 years, participants still in prison for human rights
Some 30 activists, writers, and journalists – some famous like Liu Xiaobo, others unknown workers – remain committed to what they began in Tiananmen Square. For this reason, the Chinese government continues to subdue them through imprisonment, torture, dismissal, and internment in psychiatric hospitals. Despite the passage of time, Tiananmen’s wounds and ideals are still alive.
Beijing (AsiaNews) – Twenty-six years ago, during the night between 3 and 4 June 1989, the People’s “Liberation” Army terminated a movement of about a million students and workers who occupied Tiananmen Square for over a...

06/03/2015 VATICAN
Pope: we need a new "civil ethics" that will not yield "to the blackmail of Caesar and Mammon, violence and money"
"The family is put to the test by so many problems " and "one of these tests is poverty", aggravated by the pseudo-models "spread by a consumer society and the" exploitation "of the family by" politics and economics”, which then substantially disassociate themselves with it. Closeness to Chinese people following Yangtze disaster.
06/03/2015 CHINA
Hopes vanish of finding survivors of the sunken cruiser amid mounting protests
There are only 14 survivors. The Transport Minister Yang Chuantang says "as long as there's even a little hope, we will give it 100% and will absolutely not give up " search of sunken ship. Relatives of the missing accused the shipping company and the Shanghai authorities of having abandoned them without giving any information.
06/02/2015 CHINA
Passenger ship sinks in the Yangtze with more than 440 people missing
The Dongfangzhixing left Nanjing for Chongqing. Near the Jianli section (Hubei Province), it capsized for reasons still unknown, perhaps a tornado. Out of 458 people on board, only 13 have been rescued, including the ship’s captain and chief engineer who were detained by the police for questioning.
06/02/2015 SOUTH KOREA – CHINA
Seoul and Beijing sign "historic" free trade agreement
The Free Trade agreement cuts tariffs by 90 per cent over the coming 20 years. Greater access to China’s markets could create more than 50,000 jobs in South Korea. In a letter to her Chinese counterpart, South Korea’s president calls that the agreement a “historic milestone” in relations between the two countries.

06/01/2015 CHINA
Beijing bans smoking in public places
In China about 300 million people smoke, and each year one million die from tobacco-related diseases. Cigarettes can cost less than a dollar a pack, and smoking is considered almost like breathing. Offenders now will be fined, named and shamed on a government website.
06/01/2015 HONG KONG – CHINA
Hong Kong’s pan-democrats united against Beijing’s reforms
After a long meeting with representatives from mainland China, Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers announced they would veto plans for political reform that fails to grant real universal suffrage. The vote is expected in June.
06/01/2015 VIETNAM - US - CHINA
Washington showers millions on Hanoi to buy military vessels and counter China
Ash Carter, head of the Pentagon, announces the dispatch of a first tranche of 18 million euro. It is the second trip to Asia in a few months, confirming Washington’s interest in the Asia-Pacific region. Strategic partnership being considered between the US and Vietnam, once great rivals.
06/01/2015 MYANMAR - CHINA
Ethnic violence in Myanmar, Chinese army plans military exercises along the border
Beijing orders five-days of military exercises in the territories bordering Burma. In recent months, tens of thousands of people have crossed the border to escape the fighting. Tensions remain high in the Kachin and Shan States, heartlands of ethnic guerrilla war.
Football, volleyball and karaoke on the disputed islands. Manila and Hanoi strengthen anti-Beijing alliance
Theatre of the "special" exercises in recent days between Vietnamese and the Philippine military personnel on island of Northeast Cay. Philippine official: fun and strengthening "relations" between the two navies. International analysts: Asia "network of informal alliances in evolution" to counter China.
05/30/2015 CHINA
China, maxi arrest in theft of archaeological artefacts dating back to 3,000 BC
Police in the province of Liaoning have recovered 1,168 artifacts, including a priceless jade dragon. Those arrested are accused of theft and illegal sale of antiquities. Four archaeologists and many business people involved. A thousand police agents involved in seizure.
Tashkent and Seoul agree to boost bilateral economic ties
The two countries will closely cooperate in various economic fields, including technology, health care and security. Uzbekistan will create a favorable environment for South Korean companies. The latter will combine their expertise with Uzbek natural resources. Uzbekistan is ready to support Seoul’s peace plans vis-à-vis North Korea and back its railway project to Europe.
Kuala Lumpur: No entry visas for Hong Kong pro-democracy activists
Malaysian authorities arrested Hong Kong lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung at Penang International Airport to prevent him from taking part in a forum on the Tiananmen crackdown. After a brief detention, he was repatriated. Joshua Wong, a major figure in the Occupy Central movement, suffered the same fate a few days earlier. “We do not want him to jeopardise our ties with China,” said Malaysian police chief.
05/28/2015 CHINA
China celebrates one million millionaires
According to figures from Bain & Company, China had 1.04 million millionaires at the 2014, an increase of 330,000 compared to 2012. Another study predicts that Asia will become the centre of billionaire growth.
05/28/2015 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, mother of two dies after setting herself on fire to protest Chinese repression
Sangye Tso, County Chone, left a message to her family shortly before self-immolating. Chinese security forces returned her body to her relatives, but have occupied her house.

Altri articoli
05/28/2015 CHINA - RUSSIA
Moscow wants to "restore" Russian sites and monuments in Northeast China by Nina Achmatova
05/27/2015 CHINA – VATICAN
As the parish priest at Baoding’s Mary Queen of China Church is arrested, another Catholic altar is demolished
05/27/2015 HONG KONG – CHINA
Beijing picks Tiananmen anniversary for meeting on Hong Kong’s political future
05/26/2015 CHINA
China’s ruling Communist Party warns its members that harbouring religious beliefs will be punished
05/25/2015 VIETNAM
Beijing bans fishing in the South China Sea, a step Hanoi calls arrogant and illegitimate by Nguyen Hung
05/25/2015 CHINA
To please millionaires, Beijing to lower taxes on luxury goods
05/23/2015 CHINA
Beijing plans the first landing on the "dark side" of the Moon
Dushanbe and Beijing sign extradition deal with Uighurs in mind
05/22/2015 CHINA – ASIA
Beijing and Delhi to lead Asian ‘super bank’
05/22/2015 CHINA
Beijing returns to Soviet planning to save the Party by Willy Lam
05/21/2015 CHINA – VATICAN
For Xi Jinping, religions must be "Chinese" and without "foreign influences" by Wang Zhicheng
05/21/2015 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, a father of four sets himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule
05/20/2015 CHINA
Beijing to focus on new technologies to revamp economy
05/20/2015 CHINA
Guizhou: woman can complete pregnancy despite order to abort
Editor's choices
Vigil for persecuted Christians, our teachers in the mission in the West
by Bernardo CervelleraThe "wall of indifference and cynicism" and the silence and apathy so often denounced by Pope Francis have become almost a fortress. Such persecution reflects confessional manipulation, which slams Islam as such, and ideological manipulation, which forgets what is happening in North Korea or China. An increasingly post-Christian Europe seems disinterested in Christians.
Moscow Patriarchate: China authorises the ordination of Chinese Orthodox priests on its territory
by Marta AllevatoMetropolitan Hilarion, the Moscow Patriarchate’s ‘foreign minister’, made the announcement after a visit to China where he met the leaders of the State Administration for Religious Affairs. The first priest should serve in Harbin. Two more ordinations are expected. With a new Cold War as the background, the Moscow-Beijing strategic alliance also has a Church connection with the People's Republic recognising the latter’s 'political' role in Russia.
Top 10
05/30/2015 ASIA
More and bloodier wars in world: 180 thousand victims in 2014
05/31/2015 VATICAN
Pope: In the Trinity lies the ultimate goal of our earthly pilgrimage
05/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope: New Evangelization, address the "great challenges" of our time with a "renewed" language and bearing witness to the faith
05/30/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Euthanasia and abortion, attacks on human life equal to war and terrorism
05/28/2015 IRAQ - IRAN
Patriarch of Baghdad: Iran’s Chaldeans, "light, salt and leaven" in the Church of Persia
by Louis Raphael I Sako*
05/27/2015 CHINA – VATICAN
As the parish priest at Baoding’s Mary Queen of China Church is arrested, another Catholic altar is demolished
05/28/2015 CHINA - RUSSIA
Moscow wants to "restore" Russian sites and monuments in Northeast China
by Nina Achmatova
05/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope: God help us not to be selfish or profiteers, but to have a "life of faith" that "works wonders"
05/28/2015 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, mother of two dies after setting herself on fire to protest Chinese repression
05/27/2015 HONG KONG
The Missionaries of Charity see the poor as benefactors, thanks to them they can serve Jesus


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