Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Asia Compact | 15.06.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

15.06.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* The plight of women in South Asia - a new poll indicts several countries
* Pakistan's ISI arrests five CIA informants
* All work and no play
* Audiobox: South China Sea dispute
* 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 plight of women in South Asia - a new poll indicts several countries

A new survey reveals Afghanistan to be the world's most dangerous place for
women. Pakistan and India are ranked third and fourth on crimes ranging
from domestic abuse to female foeticide.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb1rnI45gen02I0

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Pakistan's ISI arrests five CIA informants

Pakistan's military spy agency, the ISI has arrested five local informants
who helped the CIA in the months before the military raid that killed Osama
bin Laden, according to a report in the New York Times on Tuesday.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb1rnI45gen02I1

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All work and no play

The findings brought out by child rights NGOs estimate that there are over
60 million children working in India, the majority of whom are underage and
working in hazardous industries as cheap labour.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb1rnI45gen02I2

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Audiobox: South China Sea dispute

China has accused Vietnam of stirring up tensions by conducting military
drills in part of the exclusive economic zone it claims in the sea.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb1rnI45gen02I3

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02I4

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02I5

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02I6

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02I7

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02I8

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02I9

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02Ia

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02Ib

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02Ic

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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=ewb1rnI45gen02Id

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