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11/27/2014 NEPAL
Fight against terrorism and religious extremism "unites South Asia"
by Christopher Sharma
Heads of state and government meeting in Kathmandu for the annual South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit lay out a roadmap for mutual help against fanaticism and sectarian violence. Beijing's bid to join the group is turned down.
Kathmandu (AsiaNews) - The fight against terrorism and religious fundamentalism is the "top priority" for the governments of South Asia who are together against a "common enemy" that threatens every "civilised way of life," said Nepali Prime Minister...

11/27/2014 CHINA
Xinjiang, seven university students on trial for collaborating with Ilham Tohti
The group had disappeared into thin air in January. The authorities claims they are guilty of aiding the Uighur professor to "foment separatism" through a website. Lawyer: "It was a platform for debate among China’s ethnic minorities”. They now risk from five to 15 years in prison.
11/26/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Card Tong calls for non-violence, rationality, and an end to clashes in Mongkok
Hong Kong's bishop appeals to "all sides" to end violence in the former British colony's central district. Urging Catholics "to fervently pray" in the hope that the "Lord will lead us out of the present impasse," he reiterates call for electoral reform. Meantime, seven police officers are arrested for their role in October's violence.
11/26/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy: Police clear Nathan Road. At least 116 arrests
by Paul Wang
Two student leaders arrested: Joshua Wong, of Scholarism (high school); and Lester Shum, of the Federation of University Students. At least 7 thousand policemen razed and cleaned up the site where the sit-in lasted 60 days. Police accused of manipulating the law and the court order.
11/26/2014 CHINA
China, yet another massacre of miners: a fire kills 24 workers in Liaoning
The fire was caused by a slight earthquake, that ignited accumulated coal dust. The company which operates the mine, the state Fuxin Coal Corporation, has a long history of mining accidents: in 2005, due to the negligence and corruption of its leaders, 214 workers died in another quarry.

11/25/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central: Mong Kok cleared of barricades and tents
by Paul Wang
Bailiffs, workers in white gloves and 3 thousand policemen cleared the sit-in blocking Nathan Road and Argyle Street. A bus company got a court order to clear the intersection. The young people kept calm, fearing arrest. The leaders of Occupy Central and Card. Zen ready to surrender to authorities.
11/25/2014 MYANMAR - CHINA
China, uncovers gang who sell Burmese women "as brides" in the countryside
Beijing police have arrested 31 people in Inner Mongolia, accused of human trafficking. Among the victims there are 11 people - including women and children - from Myanmar. Behind the practice the one-child policy and selective abortions, which have created a gender imbalance in China. According to the latest data for every 100 females there are 118 males.
11/24/2014 CHINA
To cut pollution, China needs "1,000 nuclear reactors"
In order to keep the pledges made at the APEC summit to reduce emissions starting in 2030, Chinese President Xi Jinping must focus on renewable sources. In lieu of nuclear energy, he can choose between 500,000 wind turbines or 50,000 solar farms with an estimated price tag of US$ 2 trillion. Environment-related protest over climate change is making an "energy revolution" a priority.
South China Sea: Beijing builds a new island, with naval and air base
According to US sources, China is building a fourth island in the Spratly. Washington asks for a halt to the project and calls for "diplomatic initiatives" to release the tension. Philippine court sentences nine Chinese fishermen for poaching in its territorial waters. They risked up to 20 years in prison, but will have to pay a fine of 103 thousand dollars.
11/21/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
For Global Times, Beijing open on Vatican choosing bishops, closed on Patriotic Association
by Bernardo Cervellera
Anonymous sources suggest Beijing could propose two names with the Vatican choosing one. Even Pope Benedict XVI called for an agreement with the government on episcopal appointments. The CCPA is however considered an important, untouchable "historic legacy". It is also a one of China's most Maoist and corrupt agencies involved in business dealings worth billions, spared so far, from Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign.
11/20/2014 CHINA
Occupy Central supporters arrested in mainland China
The Chinese government detained almost a hundred activists and citizens last month for expressing support for Hong Kong's democratic struggle. Now it is putting them on trial for "creating a disturbance" or "inciting subversion of state power". The "guilty" face up to five years in prison.
11/19/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Yujiang's underground bishop released but under police surveillance
The prelate cannot leave Jiangxi province or exercise his episcopal ministry. The government might be trying to favour the official bishop, who toes the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association line. For now, the bishops of Shanghai, Baoding, and Yixian are still imprisoned.
11/19/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central condemns attack on Hong Kong's parliament
by Paul Wang
Four of the protesters, some of whom used metal barriers and bricks to break LegCo windows, have been arrested. This is the first violent incident in almost 50 days of peaceful and calm protest. The action was apparently prompted by rumours concerning a new law cracking down on the Internet. Occupy Central reiterates the non-violent nature of the pro-democracy movement.
11/19/2014 CHINA
Set to go on trial in Beijing, Gao Yu claims innocence, blames her "confession" on threats
Her trial for "leaking state secrets" is set to start on Friday. Police is accused of getting the 70-year-old journalist to confess by threatening her son. Ongoing arrests and trials indicate that Xi Jinping's crackdown continues.
Singapore overtakes Beijing as biggest investor in Myanmar. With the "help" of US companies
Behind the boom of the city-state are US companies which, in order to circumvent the embargo, are registered in Singapore. Revelation of Washington tries to down play the revelation made by Burmese Vice-Minister of Finance. In 2014 registers more than 5 billion in foreign investment in the former Burma, with further growth prospects for next year.

Altri articoli
Pope, hopeful that the AsiaNews Symposium will encourage evangelical zeal in Asia
Card. Zen: Ready to go to jail for Democracy in Hong Kong
11/18/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong, police removed the barricades from Occupy Admiralty
11/17/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Is Pope Francis optimistic about the Church in China? by card. Joseph Zen Ze-kiun
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
11/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Abortion, euthanasia and test tube children are false compassion, life is always sacred
11/15/2014 CHINA
China, the Party warns: Chinese Communists cannot follow a religion
11/14/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy students to travel to Beijing in "political protest" by Paul Wang
11/13/2014 CHINA
Beijing arrests engineer who tried to bypass Internet censorship
11/13/2014 CHINA
Xinjiang 22 Islamic preachers sentenced for inciting hatred
China and the United States agree to climate agreement "by 2030"
ASEAN: Hanoi and Manila united front against Chinese imperialism on the seas by N.H.
11/11/2014 CHINA - HONG KONG
Markets celebrate merger of Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges
11/10/2014 CHINA - APEC - USA
APEC: China offers deals and maritime peace to oust the US from Asia
Editor's choices
Almost 700,000 euros raised as the 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo CervelleraA second instalment is sent with funds raised in September. The fate of East-West relations is being played out in the Middle East and Iraq. Pope Francis and the Synod issue an appeal. Governments are lukewarm. Aid is coming from around the world. A new international community is defeating the "globalisation of indifference."
"Adopt a Christian from Mosul," the thanks of the Patriarch Louis Sako; the concerns of the Bishop of Kurdistan
by Bernardo CervelleraThe head of the Chaldean Church is grateful for the AsiaNews campaign and hopes that "this chain of solidarity will reach far and wide”. Helping refugees to remain in Iraq. But many want to flee abroad. The bishop of Amadiyah where thousands of displaced people have found haven in churches and homes: We also help the Arabs (Muslims), and Yazidis, for free and without looking at our confessional differences.
Top 10
11/20/2014 AUSTRIA - IRAQ
Patriarch of Baghdad to Muslim leaders: Unbefitting silence on the Islamic State, a Nazism in the name of Islam
by Louis Raphael I Sako*
11/21/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
For Global Times, Beijing open on Vatican choosing bishops, closed on Patriotic Association
by Bernardo Cervellera
11/25/2014 IRAQ
Mosul: video shows Islamic state blowing about Sacred Heart convent
11/26/2014 PAKISTAN
Pregnant Christian women forced to parade naked for “not working well”
11/20/2014 NEPAL
A Hindu "living goddess" chooses to study with Catholics
by Christopher Sharma
11/22/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "A missionary Church can only 'go out', without fear of meeting others, to discover new things"
11/20/2014 UKRAINE - RUSSIA
Christian politicians and religious leaders agree to a memorandum for a "single Ukrainian Church"
by Nina Achmatova
11/23/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope on six new saints, two from India: They served the kingdom of God, of which they became heirs
11/21/2014 MYANMAR - VATICAN
Church in Myanmar, five centuries of missionary history (a profile)
11/25/2014 INDONESIA
For Indonesian Bishops, the state should register mixed marriages as a matter of religious freedom
by Mathias Hariyadi


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