North Korea's embassy businesses
Hosting Proms and Selling Cows: North Korean Embassies Scrounge for Cash.
Japan's reputation for quality takes another hit
Kobe Steel’s Falsified Data Is Another Blow to Japan’s Reputation, reports the New York Times.
Labor rights abuses in Indonesia
Right now in Indonesia children have been forced to drop out of school because ICTSI – one of the world's most profitable stevedoring companies – is targeting their parents for joining their union’s fight for a living wage, reports LabourStart.
Some interesting maps
15 MAPS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU SEE THE WORLD.
2018 Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety
IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union are reaching out to global garment brands to be part of the 2018 Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety. The 2018 agreement was announced by the global unions and brand representatives at the OECD in Paris this June.
Yingluck gets 5 years
Yingluck Shinawatra, Ex-Leader Who Fled Thailand, Gets 5-Year Sentence.
China's trade boom with South Korea
China’s Harsh Words Mask a Trade Boom With South Korea.
China's fears of India
China Fears India May Be Edging It Out in Culture Battle.
Samsung and iPhone
Why Apple Rival Samsung Also Wins If iPhone X Is a Hit. The South Korean giant stands to make billions of dollars supplying screens and chips for competitor’s new phone.
Gay rights around the world
Pride, prejudice and punishment: Gay rights around the world, especially in Asia.
Upgrading the Power Grid in Remote Tibet
In Tibet’s Hengduan Mountains, workers are hauling thousands of parts over challenging terrain by mule and by hand to build huge transmission towers for the Tibet Electric Power Networking Project. The complex power transmission project is designed to join and upgrade Tibet’s current disconnected and underpowered power transmission systems. The project is due to be completed in 2018.
Scenes From Hong Kong
Scenes From Hong Kong, 'Pearl of the Orient', thanks to the Atlantic.
Looking for North Korea
The photographer Fabian Muir has visited the closed-off country five times, hoping for a glimpse of the every day.
South Korean Protesters
South Korean Protesters Call for Their President to Step Down.
Scenes From Xinjiang
In northwestern China, the vast Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is home to nearly 22 million residents.
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