Friday, April 22, 2011

Asia Compact | 22.04.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

22.04.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* The dragon chameleon: China's changing strategy in Africa
* Underground worshipers wary in China
* Indian priests filling the gaps in German parishes
* Child kidnapping rampant in Nepal's Terai belt
* 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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The dragon chameleon: China's changing strategy in Africa

China invests massively in Africa. Some see that as positive and others
criticize it, fearing human rights are at stake. Meanwhile it's a balancing
act between China and other nations involved with Africa, such as India.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9vtnI45gen02I0

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Underground worshipers wary in China

Ahead of Easter, members of underground churches in China are feeling more
wary, since Chinese authorities have been intensifying the clampdown on
dissidents and non-conformists.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9vtnI45gen02I1

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Indian priests filling the gaps in German parishes

Due to changing lifestyles and values, Germany has seen a sharp drop in the
number of priests. To make up for the gap, the German Catholic Church is
turning to priests from other countries, such as India.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9vtnI45gen02I2

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Child kidnapping rampant in Nepal's Terai belt

New York-based NGO Human Rights Watch says criminal gangs and other armed
groups abducted about 30 children for ransom in Nepal's Terai region last
year alone.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9vtnI45gen02I3

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02I4

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02I5

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02I6

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02I7

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02I8

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02I9

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02Ib

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02Ic

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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=ew9vtnI45gen02Id

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