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Republic of Korea, United States, Japan Defense Trilateral Talks Joint Statement

The Republic of Korea, the United States of America, and Japan held a productive and substantive security meeting from April 16-17 in Washington, District of Columbia, to enhance trilateral defense cooperation in light of the evolving security environment in the region. 253 more words

Department Of Defense

Tsai Ing-Wen Announces Presidential Run, Secures DPP Nomination

DPP chairman Tsai Ing-Wen announced yesterday her planned 2016 run for president, having secured the DPP nomination after declaring candidacy in February. Though this is not particularly surprising, seeing as no other strong DPP possibilities for presidential candidate had emerged apart from Tsai, the announcement marks that as time ticks down to elections in January of next year, a new of set of challenges now present themselves for Tsai and the DPP. 1,206 more words

Sunflower Movement

Cannibalism as Part of Funeral Ceremony in Melanesian

Melanesian or known as native people from Asia Pacific Countries have a tendency to keep some parts of their relatives’ body who had died. Fingers, teeth, hairs; those parts of body are often taken than other parts. 164 more words

News And Facts

DTA between Kazakhstan and Vietnam ratified by Kazakhstan

The Income and Capital tax Treaty between Kazakhstan and Vietnam was ratified by the President of Kazakhstan on 15th April 2015.

Asia-Pacific

LOOKING “UNDER THE DOME”: A CRITICAL VIEW OF ENVIRONMENTALISM, CENSORSHIP AND SOCIAL UNREST IN CHINA

By Emily Deng
Staff Writer

Chai Jing’s environmental documentary film “Under the Dome” created waves through China, leading to controversies over censorship, hypocrisy, and data validity. 811 more words

CULTURE

India: High Court Decision on Cross-border Loan Transaction

The Delhi High Court in the case of:  CIT v. Cotton Naturals India Pvt. Ltd. [ITA No. 233/2014 (AY 2007-08) (Delhi High Court) concerning the benchmarking of the rate of interest on an inter-company loan made to a foreign related party—held that a transfer pricing determination is not to be undertaken principally to re-characterize the character and nature of business transactions, and that actual business transactions that are legitimate cannot be restructured.  244 more words

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