Monday, August 22, 2011

Asia Compact | 22.08.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
ASIA COMPACT | 22.08.2011 | 18:00 UTC
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ASIA
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Corruption
Government warms up to discussion on anti-graft bill in India

Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's continues his fast as the
Indian government desperately seeks to salvage its position. Meanwhile,
acclaimed author and activist Arundhati has criticized Hazare's proposals.

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Politics
Kan to step down amid Fukushima and financial crises

Japan's center-left ruling party is set to choose a new leader to replace
unpopular incumbent Naoto Kan as party president and therefore as prime
minister.

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Asia
North Korea seizes South Korean assets

North Korea has seized a resort jointly run with the South in a move likely
to ramp up tensions even as Pyongyang seeks to ease relations with the
wider world.

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International Relations
Biden visits Mongolia on his 10-day Asia tour

US Vice President Joe Biden hails the US' growing ties with Mongolia and
praised its democratic development. He described the country as a
"responsible actor on the world stage."

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