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And We're Off!

After receiving our invitation to represent the state of Alaska at the Asia Pacific Invitational in Sydney, Australia back in February, FTC 3360 “Team Caffeine” is finally on its way. 199 more words


Strategic Levelling in the South-China Sea

China, as is well known, is currently heavily engaged in numerous island construction projects in the South-China Sea, with many of these taking place around waters or maritime features of disputed sovereignty. 506 more words


'Understanding the Asia-Pacific War', 17-18 July 2015, University of Edinburgh

An International Symposium in Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the End of the War


The University of Edinburgh, Raeburn Room, Old College

17-18 July 2015… 433 more words


#PurpleMySchool: Asia-Pacific countries against homophobic/transphobic bullying in schools

Asia-Pacific countries have committed to taking steps to address homophobic and transphobic bullying in their schools during a three-day regional consultation organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Asia-Pacific regional offices. 1,135 more words


Asian voice carries greater weight now


Select head: Jin Liqun is the president-designate of the AIIB. – EPA pic >>

CHINA’S setting up of the AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) is a most significant event in contemporary history. 1,151 more words


China: Lawmakers Considering Harsher Punishment for Human Trafficker

Friday, July 3, 2015

China’s top lawmakers are considering tougher punishments for all parties involved in human trafficking, including those who buy abducted children.

The 9th draft amendment to the Criminal Law was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress earlier this week. 349 more words


Intellectually-disabled Australian could face death penalty in China

Friday, July 3, 2015

Guangzhou: An intellectually-disabled Australian man detained in China for more than a year could face the death penalty after being charged with smuggling more than two kilograms of the drug crystal methamphetamine. 311 more words