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2015/08/17 | Yuan
Indonesian Aircraft Crashes with 54 On Board
An Indonesian Trigana Air aircraft carrying 54 people has crashed in the east of the Papua province. The cause of the accident is said to be bad weather.
2015/08/14 | Sid Weng
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).
2015/08/13 | Yuan
17 Dead and 400 Injured So Far in Tianjin Explosion
A warehouse located in the Binhai New Area development area in Tianjin exploded on the evening of August 12 evening. The inflammable and explosive goods stored in the warehouse triggered an explosion magnitude of 21 tons of TNT.
China and Japan Compete for High-Speed Railway Contract in Indonesia
China says it is offering more “competitive” benefits for the construction of Indonesia’s first high-speed railway — compared to a rival Japanese offer — as the country completes a feasibility study on the project.
2015/08/11 | Sid Weng
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 $NT 12).
2015/08/09 | Yang
Singapore Teen Blogger Strikes Again
While Singapore was preparing for its nine-day national day celebration, 16-year-old Amos Yee was again publishing new videos on YouTube criticizing the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.
2015/08/03 | 阿Ken
Russia to Close Another Confucius Institute
The Blagoveshchensk City Prosecutor’s Office believes that the Confucius Institute at the Blagoveshchensk State National Normal University violates Russian laws by being registered as a foreign cultural center.
2015/07/24 | 阿Ken
Mitsubishi Offers More than Six Million US Dollars to Chinese Slaves of WWII
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has decided to reconcile with Chinese workers that were forced into slave labor during WWII. The total amount of compensation expenses might reach up to JPY$ 8 billion (approximately US$ 6,400,000).
European Breweries Grabbing Market Shares in Myanmar
When sales decrease in Europe, the continent's largest wineries turn to seek opportunities elsewhere in the world.