Australians Protesting Against Chinese Property Tycoons
Chinese property tycoons have flocked to invest in Australian real estate in recent years, skyrocketing local housing prices and upsetting some Australians.
120,000 Japanese Surround the Capitol in Protest of New Security Bill
Opposers see the amendment as a "legislation of war" and are worried young people will be forced to go on the battlefield if Japan gets involved in international wars.
Japanese Students Protest Against Japan-U.S. Security Treaty
According to a poll conducted by the Japanese media, Abe’s supporting rate has decreased 30 percent during the examination of the treaty. The Japanese Prime Minister has no choice but to extend the parliament recession that was supposed to end on June 22 to September 27 in order to pass the treaty.
Best-before Dates Causing Serious Food Waste in Japan
Japan has implemented the three-point system. Food preserved over one-third of the best-before date needs to be taken off from the shelf and disposed.
Myanmar Girls Forced To Sell Their Virginity
Myanmar people believe that breaking one's virginity can prolong life and even treat AIDS, so many locals living in poverty sell their daughters' virginity to survive and there is quite a large demand for a girl's chastity.
McDonald's Japan Facing Largest Deficit in Its History
McDonald’s Japan presented their financial statement of the first half of the year on August 12. It states the fast food chain has broke the record for largest deficit since 2001 with a net loss of JPY$ 26.2 billion (approximately US$ 210 million).
Pakistan's Largest Child Abuse Scandal
Since 2006, over 400 child pornography movies were made. The money that was handed over reached up to 80 million rupees (approximately $ NT 24.84 million). If the money was not paid, criminals would sell the movies for merely 40 rupees (approximately $NT 12).
South Korea President Responds to High Youth Unemployment Rate
The South Korea government’s prior mission will be to rebuild the labor market and promote economic growth.
Japanese Government Will Cut Subsidy if Universities Don’t Consider Abolishing Liberal Arts
Subsidy for universities will be allocated according to the school’s support level of the Japanese Prime Minister's new visions.
Radioactive Rainwater is Drained from Fukushima Nuclear Power Station
With west Japan falling into chaos, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) says the continuous days of heavy rain has led to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station emptying sewage with excessive radioactive substance into the sea.