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Starbucks Raises its Price in China

Starbucks Raises its Price in China

A man takes a rest at a Starbucks outlet in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 31, 2012. Seattle-based coffee chain Starbucks Corp. on Tuesday raised prices in its 500 Chinese mainland stores, the first price hike for its mainland stores in five years. <Photo: Xinhua/Lin Chao> news@theasian.asia  

“I Can Work too”

“I Can Work too”

Job seeker He Mingyun carrying his grandson attends a job fair in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, Jan. 31, 2012. About a dozen job fairs would be held in Chongqing during the week after the Spring Festival holiday, where more than 100,000 job opportunities provided to qualified applicants. Job fairs of different sizes are held across […]

Sustainable Development is Top Priority

Sustainable Development is Top Priority

United Nations (UN) Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon (C) steps into the venue of African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Jan. 30, 2012. When receiving a report presented by UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability on Monday, Ban said that sustainable development is a top priority for his second term as the UN chief. The […]

Occupy DC Protest will Continue

Occupy DC Protest will Continue

Occupy D.C. protesters try to cover the McPherson statue with a blue water-proof cloth at McPherson Square in Washington D.C., Jan. 30, 2012. Defiant Occupy D.C. protesters on Monday vowed to continue with their encampment in the U.S. capital as the deadline for decampment passed. <Photo: Xinhua/Fang Zhe> news@theasian.asia    

India Marks 64th Anniversary of Gandhi’s Decease

India Marks 64th Anniversary of Gandhi’s Decease

Indian President Pratibha Patil (front) salutes at a two-minute silence observed to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, the memorial of Gandhi, in New Delhi, India, Jan. 30, 2012. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on Jan. 30, 1948. <Photo: Xinhua/Partha Sarkar> news@theasian.asia  

China on 31 January 2012

<Top N> China on 31 January 2012

China on 31 January 2012 <People’s Daily> : “China committed to promoting partnership with Africa” news@theasian.asia

Japan on 31 January 2012

<Top N> Japan on 31 January 2012

Japan on 31 January 2012 <Kyodo News> : “Cabinet approves bills to enhance Japan’s nuclear regulations” news@theasian.asia

Russia on 31 January 2012

<Top N> Russia on 31 January 2012

Russia on 31 January 2012 <The Moscow News> : “Monitor that!” news@theasian.asia

Thailand on 31 January 2012

<Top N> Thailand on 31 January 2012

Thailand on 31 January 2012 <The Nation> : “Yutthasak doubts shooting victims were innocent” news@theasian.asia

Israel on 31 January 2012

<Top N> Israel on 31 January 2012

Israel on 31 January 2012 <The Jerusalem Post> : “IDF covert operations rise significantly over past year” news@theasian.asia

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