Thursday, July 14, 2011

Asia Compact | 14.07.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

14.07.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Pressure mounts on Thailand's new PM-elect
* Suicide blasts kills four at service for Karzai's brother
* Beijing welcomes appointment of Chinese economist to IMF
* Indian cities on high alert after blasts kill 18 in Mumbai
* 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
* Women's World Cup in Germany
* 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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Pressure mounts on Thailand's new PM-elect

The honeymoon glow of victory is over for Thailand's Prime Minister-elect
Yingluck Shinawatra as she faces big challenges implementing new policies
and appeasing the Red Shirts.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvssI45gen02I0

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Suicide blasts kills four at service for Karzai's brother

A suicide attacker who apparently hid his explosives under a turban has
killed a senior cleric and three others at a service in Kandahar for the
assassinated half-brother of the Afghan president.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvssI45gen02I1

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Beijing welcomes appointment of Chinese economist to IMF

Beijing has welcomed the IMF head's nomination of a Chinese economist to
the post of deputy managing director as part of a plan to give emerging
nations more influence in the Washington-based institution.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvssI45gen02I2

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Indian cities on high alert after blasts kill 18 in Mumbai

India is on high alert after three bombings in the financial hub killed 18
and wounded over 100. The home minister has told reporters all angles are
being investigated. No militant group has claimed responsibility.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvssI45gen02I3

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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=ewbvssI45gen02I4

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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=ewbvssI45gen02I5

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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=ewbvssI45gen02I6

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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=ewbvssI45gen02I7

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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=ewbvssI45gen02I8

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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=ewbvssI45gen02I9

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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=ewbvssI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbvssI45gen02Ib

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Women's World Cup in Germany

Coverage from the Women's World Cup in Germany with news, features,
background reports, portraits, results and much more. Try your luck for a
chance at winning a jersey from the German women's national team!

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvssI45gen02Ic

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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=ewbvssI45gen02Id

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