# asia - Today’s News
# asia - Saturday 4 October, 2014
Police are being accused of ‘standing by’ as protesters were attacked.
# asia - Sunday 28 September, 2014
Large parts of the city were shut down by the demonstrations.
# asia - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
…Especially women and children.
# asia - Friday 22 August, 2014
Around 3,000 new cases are found each year in the country, and medical workers are warning that the debilitating disease could be on the rise once more.
# asia - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The Indian guru is credited more than anyone else for taking the practice worldwide.
# asia - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The daughter of the 62-year-old victim has been arrested along with her boyfriend.
# asia - Friday 25 July, 2014
The tunnel in Istanbul was first suggested by an Ottoman sultan in 1860.
# asia - Saturday 28 June, 2014
The announcement comes at the end of a five-day programme to Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul.
# asia - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.
# asia - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Followers of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Korea erected a barricade at the entrance to the complex, but made no move to block police.
# asia - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
Gun-wielding soldiers and army vehicles have been seen in the heart of the capital’s retail and hotel district.
# asia - Sunday 18 May, 2014
The violence was triggered by Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters.
# asia - Sunday 11 May, 2014
Irish products could have a big trading future with Asia, but we have to get it right.
# asia - Friday 2 May, 2014
Villagers were at Friday prayers in two mosques when they were swamped by a tide of debris
# asia - Thursday 1 May, 2014
The plane disappeared on 8 March. A massive hunt for the wreckage has so far proved fruitless.
# asia - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.
# asia - Monday 17 March, 2014
The head of a UN inquiry has condemned North Korea’s extensive human rights abuses – including extermination, enslavement and sexual violence.
# asia - Monday 10 March, 2014
Exporter body predicts growth in Ireland-Asia trade for next 15 years.
# asia - Sunday 9 March, 2014
In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.
# asia - Friday 14 February, 2014
A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.
# asia - Monday 10 February, 2014
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is on the first ever joint trade mission of ministers from the Republic, Northern Ireland and the UK.
# asia - Thursday 6 February, 2014
A video shows “Colonel” wearing a black vest with pouches for equipment and perking his ears when the militants begin chanting.
# asia - Sunday 26 January, 2014
Apparently you can sense true love, did you know that?
# asia - Friday 10 January, 2014
Some nine million Catholics packed the streets of the Filipino capital to honour a statue of Jesus they believe has miraculous powers.
# asia - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
The WHO say that so far there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.
The billionaire film pioneer’s Shaw Brothers Studio influenced directors including Quentin Tarantino.
# asia - Monday 30 December, 2013
Myanmar’s reformist president is trying to fulfil his pledge to free all political prisoners by the end of this year.
# asia - Saturday 30 November, 2013
The Taoiseach’s trip is aimed at improving business links in the ICT, financial services and agri-food sectors.
# asia - Saturday 23 November, 2013
The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.
# asia - Sunday 17 November, 2013
In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.
An Irish scuba resort owner on a tiny Filipino island is raising funds that go directly to stricken communities in the area, which he says has been ‘flattened’.
# asia - Friday 15 November, 2013
The UN says at least 4,460 people died after the super typhoon but the government says the figure is 2,360.
# asia - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The head of the UN humanitarian fund says that six days on, logistical problems mean help still hasn’t reached some places.
# asia - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
The South Americans defeated Jordan 5-0 in their play-off first leg in Amman.
The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.
# asia - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
# asia - Sunday 10 November, 2013
Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.
# asia - Thursday 17 October, 2013
44 passengers and five crew were on board when the plane came down after hitting bad weather.
# asia - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Beijing has warned of growing religious extremism in the western region of Xinjiang.
# asia - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Hundreds of Islamic radicals held a prayer session to express their anger at the contest being held in Indonesia as the event went ahead with stepped-up security.