Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Asia Compact | 23.08.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
ASIA COMPACT | 23.08.2011 | 18:00 UTC
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ASIA
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Politics
Government mulls army intervention as dozens die in Karachi

Violence in the past week has left more than 90 dead in Pakistan's
financial hub, Karachi. Business and daily life have come to a standstill
as Pakistan's leaders consider calling in the army.

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International Relations
Economy and reconstruction top themes in Biden's Japan visit

US Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Japan as a part of his ten-day Asia
tour. The trip is an effort to solidify economic and strategic ties between
the two allies.

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Asia
Philippine president refuses apology for last year's hostage crisis

The Philippines mark the first anniversary of a bloody bus hostage crisis
that killed eight Hong Kong tourists and left a black mark on the
government of President Benigno Aquino III.

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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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