Thursday, April 7, 2011

Asia Compact | 07.04.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

07.04.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Japan's neighbors alarmed by radioactive rain
* Japan's public broadcaster plays crucial role warning about earthquakes
* Thailand admits it fired cluster munitions into Cambodia
* German MPs call for closure of Chinese Enlightenment exhibition
* 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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Japan's neighbors alarmed by radioactive rain

As countries ban Japanese imports for fear of traces of radiation, there is
one thing that they cannot stop - rain carrying radioactive materials will
go wherever the wind blows.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9knfI45gen02I0

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Japan's public broadcaster plays crucial role warning about earthquakes

NHK, Japan's public broadcaster, has an earthquake early warning system
that is unique in the world. However, some observers say the station could
be more critical of the government's handling of the recent disasters.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9knfI45gen02I1

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Thailand admits it fired cluster munitions into Cambodia

Thailand has admitted that it fired cluster munitions into Cambodia during
border clashes in February. The admission has drawn sharp criticism from
the Cluster Munition Coalition.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9knfI45gen02I2

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German MPs call for closure of Chinese Enlightenment exhibition

In the wake of Ai Weiwei's disappearance, some German MPs have called for
an exhibition of Enlightenment art in China to be shut down. The German
government provided significant funds for the exhibition.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9knfI45gen02I3

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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=ew9knfI45gen02I4

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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=ew9knfI45gen02I5

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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=ew9knfI45gen02I6

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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=ew9knfI45gen02I7

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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=ew9knfI45gen02I8

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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=ew9knfI45gen02I9

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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=ew9knfI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9knfI45gen02Ib

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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=ew9knfI45gen02Ic

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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=ew9knfI45gen02Id

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