- Russia To Join New Chinese Development Bank
Russia has become the latest country to announce it will join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), to be based in Beijing.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:23:33 +0000.
- Huge anime event takes over Tokyo
Organisers say half a million people are expected to attend the event for anime and Japanese comic lovers.
BBC News. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:08:08 GMT.
- China Raids Offices of Rights Group as Crackdown on Activism Continues
Employees say the police raided the Beijing Yirenping Center, which champions gender equality and fights discrimination against people with H.I.V., hepatitis and physical disabilities.
Andrew Jacobs. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:54:34 GMT.
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- Garena And Tencent Shine A Light On Southeast Asia's Booming Digital Games Market
Although it may not have the international name recognition of Google or Facebook, Tencent is an industry titan. ...
By Lisa Hanson. Forbes. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:57:00 GMT.
- Africa: China to Make More Efforts On Elephant Conservation
[Focac] A Chinese official has said that China will make more efforts on the fields of management, law enforcement, education and capacity building to help African countries battle elephant poaching.
All Africa. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:39:24 GMT.
- Singapore advises against Lee queues
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
BBC News. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:13:24 GMT.
- A NoLIta Condo by the Architect Tadao Ando
The revered Japanese architect has designed his first building in New York, a seven-story condo rising at 152 Elizabeth Street.
Ronda Kaysen. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:28:11 GMT.
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- Tesla presses Japanese battery suppliers to innovate, take risks
A Tesla executive courted partners in Japan for its so-called gigafactory, praising local companies for top-notch quality and technology while cautioning against slow decision-making and risk aversion.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:20 EST. Subscription required.
- World Leaders in Singapore Sunday for Funeral of Lee Kuan Yew
Dozens of world leaders will be in Singapore on Sunday for the state funeral of the small country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. As VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from our Southeast Asia bureau in Bangkok, Mr. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:16:00 -0400.
- IAEA Urges India to Take Further Action for Nuclear Regulation
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) urged India on Friday to further tighten its nuclear safety regulations by assuring the legal independence of its atomic watchdog and allowing more outside inspections. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:45:05 -0400.
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