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South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

Apr 25, 2017

South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

South Korea’s tourist industry has been hammered by China’s boycott over the deployment of U.S. missile defense system, with visitor numbers from the Asian giant plummeting 40 percent in March, a survey showed. Beijing banned Chinese tour groups from visiting the South from March ...

Apr 24, 2017

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday as violence in the disputed region intensified. Hundreds of student protesters shouted “We want freedom” and “Go India, go back” as they fought with government forces after taking to the streets ...

Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

/ Apr 24, 2017

Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

Taiwan’s “digital minister,” Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself programming at age 8, says she’s a “civic hacker” who like a locksmith uses specialized skills to help rather than harm. Appointed by leaders hoping to better connect with young voters ...