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'Think of your family': China threatens European citizens over Xinjiang protests
Uighurs living in Germany, the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, and France have complained of intimidation by Beijing

Benjamin Haas in Munich

16, Oct, 2019 @11:44 PM

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How North Korea got away with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam
No one from the regime will stand trial over the death of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, leading to fears it will act again

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Kuala Lumpur and Benjamin Haas

01, Apr, 2019 @8:37 AM

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'Blatantly sexist': backlash against South Korea's sex education
Students are taught from a young age that women must look pretty and men must earn a lot of money

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

28, Dec, 2018 @8:28 AM

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Famine to feast: North Korean defectors awestruck by food choices in South
Hermit state has struggled to feed its people for more than two decades but those who escape across border face different challenge

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

24, Dec, 2018 @5:00 AM

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North Korea: secret missile site revealed in new satellite images
Work continues on upgrading long-range missile sites, months after Kim Jong-un met Donald Trump to talk denuclearisation

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

06, Dec, 2018 @2:35 AM

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Railway diplomacy: South Korean trains venture north for first time in a decade
Engineers onboard will inspect 1,200km of North Korean tracks as part of future plan to modernise regime’s network

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

30, Nov, 2018 @3:16 AM

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Unesco accepts historic joint Korean bid to recognise traditional wrestling
Two nation combine forces to list ssireum, a type of traditional wrestling, with the UN for the first time, in further sign of rapprochement

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

26, Nov, 2018 @10:17 AM

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Chinese retail sites drop Dolce & Gabbana amid racist ad backlash
Fallout continues after advert featuring Chinese model trying to eat pizza with chopsticks

Benjamin Haas and agencies

23, Nov, 2018 @12:25 PM

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Interpol's new chief: the 'bulldozer' with a taste for tackling cybercrime
Kim Jong-yang likely to refocus organisation and popularise South Korean police tactics known as ‘K-cop wave’

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

22, Nov, 2018 @3:18 AM

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Sex, lies and heated debate: Taiwan prepares to vote in gay marriage referendum
The social media myths are spreading as Taiwan gets ready to decide on marriage equality

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

22, Nov, 2018 @12:48 AM

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Interpol elects South Korean as its president, in blow to Russia
Kim Jong-yang defeats Russian accused of overseeing police targeting of dissidents

Benjamin Haas in Seoul, Shaun Walker and agencies

21, Nov, 2018 @12:25 PM

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SK to dissolve sex slave foundation
Shinzo Abe warns of harm to relations after Seoul says Japanese-funded initiative does not reflect opinions of wartime sex slaves

Benjamin Haas in Seoul

21, Nov, 2018 @5:54 AM

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