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South Korea's New President Warns Pyongyang

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Download South Korea's new president has been sworn in and has targeted the economy and relations with North Korea in her first speech.

In a two and a half hour ceremony, Park Geun-hye took the oath of office before 70,000 people.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 13:01 )
 

Philippines Artists Demand Release of Political Prisoners

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Download The Philippines government recently dismissed the case against prominent poet-activist Ericson Acosta.

He had been held for two years without trial, allegedly for the illegal possesion of explosives.

Despite the good news, human rights groups say that more than 300 artists and political prisoners are still in jail.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 16:39 )
 

Malaysian Teenagers in the Dark about Contraception

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Download In Muslim majority Malaysia you can’t buy the popular book ‘Where Did I Come From?” – a children’s sex education book that has been published international for 40 years.

The government banned it last year saying it has elements that undermine social morals.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 13:53 )
 

Kashmir’s First All-girl Rock Band Quit Following Fatwa

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Download After a short but promising career, Kashmir’s first all-girl rock band, have decided to give up their music.

They took the decision following the announcement of a religious fatwa, which describes their performances as un-Islamic.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 14:06 )
 

Pakistani Women are Turning to Divorce

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Download In conservative Pashtun society in Pakistan, it’s considered unacceptable for women to ask for a divorce.

Despite this, the number of divorce cases is on the rise with over 1000 cases filed to the court in Peshawar last year.

Back in 1998, there were only 80 cases filed.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 14:19 )
 

For Indian Farmers, the Grass is Greener in Georgia

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Download Thousands of miles away from home, Indian farmers, mainly from Punjab, have discovered new fertile land for farming... in Georgia, East Europe.

Since last year, thousands have emigrated to start a new life.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 14:29 )
 

An Inspiring Burmese Sportswoman

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Download Burma aims to win 100 gold medals in this year’s South East Asia Games in December.

To achieve this target, Burma has included a number of more traditional sports in the line-up, including cane ball.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 15:20 )
 

Downhill Biking – A Big Hit in Burma

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Download It's fast, it's dangerous, and it's all downhill.

The adrenaline-fuelled sport of downhill mountain biking, or x- (cross) biking, has found a new crowd --

Among the youth of Burma.

The sport has taken off last year and the Burmese national team have high hopes for this years' South East Asia Games.

Ye Khaung spent a day with the Mandalay Free Riders - a downhill biking group who have helped the sport take off in a big way in Burma.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 02 মার্চ 2013 15:35 )
 
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