Thursday, August 4, 2011

Asia Compact | 04.08.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
ASIA COMPACT | 04.08.2011 | 18:00 UTC
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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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ASIA
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Nuclear
Japan to sack top officials over nuclear disaster

Japan will sack three energy officials over their handing of the Fukushima
disaster that has fuelled public mistrust in the country's nuclear
policy. The officials will be held responsible for mishandling of the
plant.

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Development Policy
Kolkata eyes London model for development

The West Bengal government has come up with plans to transform Kolkata into
a leisure and cultural destination. Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has
pledged to turn the metropolis into a world-class city.

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Corruption
New Delhi's new anti-corruption bill is burned by activists

The Indian government has introduced an anti-corruption bill over which
social activists are furious as it exempts the prime minister from the
scrutiny of a powerful ombudsman.

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Religion
Youths barred from religious practice in Tajikistan

As the month of Ramadan begins, the Tajik government has banned youth in
the Muslim-dominated country from worshipping in mosques and churches. They
say this is an effort to curb religious fundamentalism.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Sports
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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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