Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Asia Compact | 30.03.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

30.03.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Snappy pop music for Kazakh snap election
* Opposition to nuclear power grows in Japan
* Prosecutors demand life for Duch
* Nepal's women guides tackle prejudices
* Global Media Forum 2011
* Walled in! - The inner German border
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest
* DW Asia goes multimedia
* All about 2010 FIFA World Cup
* Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven
* Travel Europe on a shoestring
* An interactive research trip to Papua New Guinea
* Join us for a jungle expedition

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Find out what's making the news across Asia

Our daily reports and analysis on a wide range of issues from the world of
politics, business and culture provide an in-depth look at what's going on
in that part of the world.

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Snappy pop music for Kazakh snap election

Kazakhstan is going to hold snap elections on April 3rd. A landslide
victory for the incumbent presiden Nazarbayev is almost inevitable. The
only thing that the Kazakhs are unsure off is the election turnout.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I0

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Opposition to nuclear power grows in Japan

Up until Japan's March 11 earthquake, there had been relatively little
opposition to nuclear energy. But since the crisis at Fukushima nuclear
power plant, more and more Japanese citizens are turning against it.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I1

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Prosecutors demand life for Duch

Prosecutors have urged a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia to impose a
stiffer sentence on the Khmer Rouge's chief jailer Kaing Guek Eav, also
known as Duch.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I2

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Nepal's women guides tackle prejudices

The three Chhetri sisters who have been in the trekking business since the
mid-1990s have been receiving positive response from all over the world,
with their agency winning international awards for sustainable tourism.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I3

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Global Media Forum 2011

The fourth Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum "Human Rights in a globalized
World - Challenges for the Media", international conference, 20-22 June
2011, Bonn/Germany

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I4

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Walled in! - The inner German border

For the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Deutsche Welle has
developed a unique project in cooperation with the Berlin Wall Foundation:
an animated depiction of the former German-German border.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I5

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PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org

Atlantic-community.org is an online platform for transatlantic debate on
key issues of international politics and globalization. Find thought
provoking analysis from international policy leaders and decision makers.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I6

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Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest

Deutsche Welle presents highlights recorded live at the Beethovenfest,
including star performers and up-and-coming talent like percussionist
Martin Grubinger and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Download for
free!

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I7

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DW Asia goes multimedia

For more background on the biggest stories in Asia, check out Deutsche
Welle's new Asia page in English at www.dw-world.de/asiacompact.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I8

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All about 2010 FIFA World Cup

Keep up with all the action around the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Visit
DW-WORLD.DE for the complete coverage of the tournament.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02I9

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Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven

DW presents live recordings from this year's Beethovenfest, available
starting Sept. 9. Also, don't miss the LIVE-STREAM of all nine Beethoven
symphonies from Sept. 9-12, interpreted by conductor Paarvo Jarvi.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02Ia

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Travel Europe on a shoestring

Want to explore Europe but you're on a tight budget? In this weekly
podcast, DW-RADIO's Pulse takes you to some of Europe's most interesting
cities and proves you don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy them.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02Ib

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An interactive research trip to Papua New Guinea

Join our reporter on an interactive journey to Papua New Guinea and visit
the country's protected forests. You can speak to the local people and find
out more about their communities.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02Ic

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Join us for a jungle expedition

Learn about conservation and the threats that are facing the rainforests in
Guyana when we take you on a virtual tour. Our new WebDoc provides an
interactive journey through the jungle. (more)

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9c7kI45gen02Id

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