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UN Paid Millions to Russian Aviation Firm Since Learning of Sex Attack on Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: United Nations, sexual abuse, zero tolerance policy, UTair, contracts, DRC, Africa, Middle East, Asia, human rights, GBV )

- 449 days ago -
United Nations unit uncovered possible 'culture of sexual exploitation and abuse' after 2010 attack by UTair crew member, but permitted company to continue receiving contracts worth millions. "Zero tolerance" of sexual gender based violence? - my foot!
Hindus Attacked in Pabna
Society & Culture  (tags: Hindus, Islam, Muslims, Bangladesh, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, asia, conflict, corruption, death, HumanRights, society, terrorism, violence, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 1083 days ago -
For Bonogram bazaar in Santhia upazila, about 40 kilometres from Pabna sadar, the day started with the usual hustle and bustle. But things started to change around 10:00am as a group of people began distributing photocopies of what they said was a "F
Indonesia's 'Paradise Lost' Opens Up to Intrepid Tourists
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, indigenous peoples, ancient tribal cultures, Papua, New Guinea island, "hidden paradise", "ethnic tourism", Asia )

- 1935 days ago -
For decades, the only foreign visitors to venture into Papua were gold-diggers, anthropologists, missionaries and soldiers fighting imperial wars. But the vast, western half of New Guinea island is slowly opening its doors to tourists as a "hidden
Did Early Primate Ancestors Migrate From Asia?
Society & Culture  (tags: Early Primate Ancestors, migration, Asia, discovery, research )

- 2187 days ago -
Ancient fossilized teeth of small anthropoid monkeys discovered in Libya suggest our earliest ancestors may have migrated from Asia to Africa, research published Wednesday showed.
A Black Sun Rises in a Declining Japan
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Japan, politics, extremism, asia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, world, culture, society )

- 2208 days ago -
Amid economic stagnation, the Rise of the far-right in Japan
Frustrated Thai "Red Shirts" Press Ahead With Rally
Society & Culture  (tags: asia, news, government, politics, world )

- 2412 days ago -
Tens of thousands of protesters pressed ahead with a mass rally in Bangkok on Tuesday, some expressing frustration that four days of peaceful protests had failed to force Thailand's premier to call elections.
Bangkok Pavements Are Becoming a Real Jungle for the Disabled
Society & Culture  (tags: asia, safety )

- 2460 days ago -
Bangkok residents have to watch their every step. If they are not careful, they may stumble into hot barbecue grills or get hit by a moving vehicle at any moment. In some places, the footpaths are also slippery, because of water dripping from food stalls
124 Teachers Killed in the South
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, murder, asia, education )

- 2467 days ago -
A child holds his toy gun next to a Thai soldier taking a break during a patrol in Yala province, about 1,084 km (674 miles) south of Bangkok, January 19, 2010. The soldier is part of a security team which escorts public school teachers to and from school
Hong Kong   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Hong Kong, Asia, wonderful, great, arts, children, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, humans, interesting, media, news, society, transportation, travel, women, world )

- 2701 days ago -
Join a selection of visitors as they explore Hong Kong in all its diversity -- from the living culture of its fantastic festivals and East-West heritage, and its stunning vistas and great attractions, to its unbeatable shopping and superb dining.
Fiji   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Islands, Pacific Ocean, Asia, Fiji, beautiful, dolphins, people, sun, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, society, sports, travel, women, world )

- 2714 days ago -
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Brunei   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Asia, Brunei, history, sultan, arts, culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, news, society, travel, world )

- 2740 days ago -
Royal Brunei PR by Good Relations
Bhutan   video
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, culture, magic place, Asia, great, children, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, goodnews, interesting, news, society, transportation, travel, world )

- 2742 days ago -
Truly a hidden shangri-la in the Hiamalyas. Breathtaking. Fascinating. Unforgettable!
Bangladesh   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Asia, bangladesh, beauty, arts, culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, news, society, travel, world )

- 2743 days ago -
Enjoy the impressive Heritage and Culture in Bangladesh
American Killed at Games Was Coach's Father-in-Law
Society & Culture  (tags: asia, china, death, news, violence, world, crime, americans, family, murder )

- 2997 days ago -
BEIJING, China (CNN) -- A Chinese attacker stabbed to death the father-in-law of a U.S. Olympic coach and seriously wounded the American's wife and a Chinese tour guide before killing himself, the International Olympic Committee said Saturday.

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