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Paris, France

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RFI France

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A round up of the week's news in the Asia Pacific region.

Language:

English


Episodes

Japan's disaster a regional concern

3/25/2011
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Japan's earthquake and tsunami dominate regional headlines as concerns grow over the humanitarian situation, and workers continue the struggle to control radiation leaks at the damaged fukushima plant.

Duration: 00:06:31


Horror in Japan, US-Pakistan relations

3/18/2011
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This week, a Japanese horror story, and Pakistan-US relations move one step forward, several steps back.

Duration: 00:06:53


Tragedy in Japan, Pakistan, Bangladesh

3/12/2011
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Japan is struck by earth and sea quake; Pakistan's internal strife and confusing poverty alleviation, politics and justice in Bangladesh with the case of Grameen bank founder Muhammad Yunus.

Duration: 00:06:58


Grameen sacking, India, Pakistan,

3/4/2011
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A hazy outlook for the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, allegations of corruption directed at an anti-corruption boss in India, heavy sentences in 2002 Gujarat train-fire case and killing religious understanding in Pakistan.

Duration: 00:06:59


New Zealand quake, Franco-Malaysian business

2/25/2011
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The effects of the big eartquake in New Zealand this week; asking why rebels in Afghanistan choose Kunduz province; and looking at what makes Franco-Malaysian business turnouver.

Duration: 00:07:48


Musharraf arrest warrant, Philippines peace talks, and China, the pouncing tiger

2/18/2011
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Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf says he will not comply with a warrant for his arrest over alleged links to the murder of Benezir Bhutto; the Philippino government resumes peace talks with communist-led rebels after six years, while China becomes the world's second largest economy, overtaking its Asian neighbour Japan.

Duration: 00:06:57


Lanka floods, Cambodia-Thailand clashes, Korea, Jordan

2/11/2011
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Floods devastate Sri Lanka again, Cambodia and Thailand clash over a disputed temple, North and South Korea and Jordan protests.

Duration: 00:06:58


Fighting corruption, avoiding a cyclone and rebuilding Sri Lanka

2/4/2011
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India grapples with corruption; Australia grapples with powerful wind and Sri Lanka grapples with the aftermath of war.

Duration: 00:06:58


Kashmir tensions, civil rights court fight and Australian flood tax

1/28/2011
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Tensions in Kashmir, a civil rights defender appeals to an Indian court over his life sentence, and Australia levies a tax to cope with its devastating floods.

Duration: 00:08:06


The effects of El Nina, and educating girls in Afghanistan

1/14/2011
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This week, Asia Pacific looks at the effects of El Nina, and educating girls in Afghanistan.

Duration: 00:06:59


Instability in Pakistan, floods in Australia and Al Sadr's homecoming

1/7/2011
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Pakistan dominates the news in the region this week with the assassination of the governor of Punjab and a major political crisis as the second largest party leaves the government coalition. In Australia, residents of the state of Queensland are struggling to cope with floods described as being of biblical proportions. And Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada al Sadr returns to Iraq after nearly four years outside the country.

Duration: 00:07:30


Wargames in the Korean peninsula, bombs in Pakistan and weapons in India

12/24/2010
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Wargames around the Korean peninsula as well as using and testing weapons in Pakistan and developing weapons in India

Duration: 00:07:29


Bangladesh strike, Pakistan, Turkey, China

12/16/2010
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Textile workers in Bangladesh take to the streets in protest against low wages. Pakistan's most high-profile Islamic party pulls out of the governing coalition over the dismissal of a cabinet minister. Nearly 200 soldiers go on trial in Turkey in a landmark case over an alleged 2003 plot to overthrow the government. And China's premier in India to boost bilateral ties between the two countries

Duration: 00:07:30


Sarkozy in India, Malaysia, China at Cancun

12/10/2010
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Riots over water erupt in Malaysia, France's President Nicolas Sarkozy visits India and China is not the big baddy some make it out to be at the Cancun climate talks.

Duration: 00:07:30


Japan-US-Korea, Bangladesh strike and Sarkozy's Indian business trip

12/3/2010
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Asia Pacific this week looks at Japan-US-Korea, the strike in Bangladesh and French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s business trip to India.

Duration: 00:07:22


Koreas face off, Cambodia stampede, NZ miners

11/26/2010
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This week: Koreas off-shore shots across the bows, a stampede in Cambodia, the tragedy of the New Zealand miners, and saving the world's tigers.

Duration: 00:07:28


Aung San Suu Kyi speaks, India, Sri Lanka

11/19/2010
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This week: the free voice of Aun Sang Suu Kyi in Myanmar, India's big political scandal, Sri Lanka's President Rajapakse part II

Duration: 00:07:28


Obama in Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi awaits freedom

11/12/2010
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The Obama effect on India and Indonesia.Plus Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi freed and ethnic minorities flee the country.

Duration: 00:07:29


From Japanese island disputes to India's take on biodiversity

11/5/2010
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This week looks at island disputes in East Asia, civil action in Kashmir and the Indian perspective on biodiversity.

Duration: 00:07:04


World Expo ushers in new green policies in Shanghai

10/29/2010
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This week, as the World Expo 2010 closes in Shanghai a focus on China's brightest economic star: developing fast, developing green?

Duration: 00:07:20

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