Monday, April 18, 2011

Asia Compact | 18.04.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

18.04.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Church members still in custody
* Public corruption hearings in India
* Japan outlines plans to end nuclear crisis within 9 months
* Inmates for hire at South Asia's biggest jail
* 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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Church members still in custody

Chinese authorities have taken action against one of the biggest
underground Christian communities in Beijing. Last weekend nearly 50
members of the church were arrested as they attempted to congregate
outside.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t3bI45gen02I0

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Public corruption hearings in India

Corruption is rampant in India. It is one of the main reasons aid rarely
gets to the poorest. The state of Andhra Pradesh in the south has now come
up with an unconventional way of combating graft.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t3bI45gen02I1

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Japan outlines plans to end nuclear crisis within 9 months

The operator of Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant intends
to completely shutdown the crippled reactors in the next six to nine
months. It also plans to sell off assets to compensate affected families.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t3bI45gen02I2

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Inmates for hire at South Asia's biggest jail

Housing over 13,000 convicts, Tihar Jail in New Delhi is South Asia's
largest prison. It recently hit the news not because of crime but because
of an unusual recruitment session at which banks and firms hired 40
inmates.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t3bI45gen02I3

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02I4

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02I5

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02I6

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02I7

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02I8

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02I9

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02Ib

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02Ic

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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=ew9t3bI45gen02Id

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