Category ‘Asia’

‘Abandoned wives’

Her daughters – Amudha, 26 (left), and Selvi, 29 (right) – were two and 5 years old respectively when their father left. Like many girls in the village, they had few opportunities flourishing up. Both married before they were 18, the authorised age for matrimony in India.

‘Stardust’ poll

Image copyright Getty Images On Jacinda Ardern’s first day as New Zealand’s antithesis Labour leader, she was thrown a doubt it’s tough to trust is still being asked of politicians in 2017. “A lot of women in New Zealand feel like they have to make a choice between having babies and having a career or […]

Bollywood luminary on assembly his British fans

Salman Khan is one of the top grossing actors in Bollywood and has done some-more than 100 films. He’s behaving on debate in the UK for the first time in 12 years. He spoke exclusively to the BBC Asian Network’s Haroon Rashid.

Engineers immigrate 2,000-tonne Shanghai church hall

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Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘We will accept refugees who wish to return’

Myanmar’s de facto personality Aung San Suu Kyi says she does not fear “international scrutiny” of her government’s doing of the flourishing Rohingya crisis. It was her first inhabitant residence on the assault in northern Rakhine state that has seen some-more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims cranky into Bangladesh.

BBC contributor tries to doubt Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s de facto personality Aung San Suu Kyi has pronounced she wants to find out because some-more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims are journey the Rakhine state to go to Bangladesh. The BBC’s Jonah Fisher looks at Ms Suu Kyi’s debate and what it competence mean.

Myanmar to Bangladesh: Tracing a family who fled their Rohingya home

When the Rohingya encampment of Gaw Du Thar Ya in Myanmar’s Rakhine state was set on fire by internal youths, the BBC’s Jonathan Head was there to declare it. Now in Bangladesh he marks down its inhabitants who fled over the limit in the arise of the assault unconditional the region. Produced by Shalu Yadav, […]

US and South Korea discipline for ‘land battle’

South Korean and US troops have been holding military drills close to the North Korea limit – but are they justified? The BBC’s Stephen McDonell went to take a look. Filmed by Joe Phua. Video by Simon Atkinson.

Will ‘Philippine McDonald’s’ swallow Pret?

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‘We’re not bridesmaids,’ insist equally dressed guests

Image copyright Debbie Speranza Image caption Debbie Speranza (centre) with her equally dressed friends, and the bride, Julia Mammone For many women, branch up to a ‘do’ in the same dress as someone else would be crushing, but when you find 5 other marriage guest have picked the same outfit all you can substantially do […]