# asia - Yesterday’s News
# asia - Tuesday 7 June, 2016
The story of Yamata Tanooka has gripped Japan.
# asia - Tuesday 29 March, 2016
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The case has led to a debate about the death penalty.
# asia - Friday 15 January, 2016
Before the fundraising, it was 60 percent owned by property developer Evergrande.
# asia - Wednesday 21 October, 2015
China’s Consul General in the country was shot through the neck, but survived.
Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.
# asia - Thursday 2 July, 2015
“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”
# asia - Friday 24 April, 2015
Previous Apple launches have seen queues down the street – but stock of the new watch on the high street is limited.
# asia - Thursday 9 April, 2015
No Irish citizens were thought to be on board.
# asia - Sunday 22 March, 2015
The 27-year-old’s family deny she was involved.
# 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’.