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Nepal Gears Up for Upcoming Election

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Download Nepal’s Chief Justice was recently sworn in to lead a new interim government which promises to hold elections in three months.

The cross-party agreement on his appointment has brought an end to the deadlock between the four main political parties.

But many analysts are pesimistic that the elections will go ahead on schedule.

Sunil Neupane reports.

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Domestic Violence Law Needed in China

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Download One in four women in China is subject of abuse by their spouse.

But China doesn’t have a specific law forbidding domestic violence.

Rebecca Valli meets Kim Lee, a high-profile wife who puts a face on domestic violence after winning her divorce case against her abusive husband.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( শনিবার, 23 মার্চ 2013 17:24 )
 

Fighting TB in Malaysia

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Download The 24th of March is World Tuberculosis Day.

It’s a worldwide event that aims to raise public awareness of tuberculosis and the efforts made to prevent and treat this disease.

Nabila Ali reports from KL.

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Pakistani Parliament Bans Corporal Punishment in Schools

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Download Pakistan’s National Assembly recently passed a bill prohibiting corporal punishment in schools.

Anyone found guilty could go to jail for a year or pay a 500 US dollars fine.

The bill is aimed at protecting the dignity and rights of children.

From Peshawar, Shahab-ur-Rahman finds out what kind of impact this will have on Pakistani society.

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India-Pakistan Tensions Rise Over Execution

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Download The execution of Mohammad Afzal Guru in India last month, is threatening to stall recent progress made in relations between India and Pakistan.

Last week, Pakistan’s National Assembly passed a resolution condemning Guru’s hanging.

And it has evoked an angry response from India.

Bismillah Geelani has more from New Delhi.

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Exclusive Interview with Thein Sein: From Junta Elite to Nobel Nominee

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Download Since coming to power in 2011 Myanmar’s President Thein Sein has made dramatic reforms.

So far his administration has freed hundreds of political prisoners, held an historic parliamentary election and relaxed censorship laws.

The 67-year-old former general has promised that democratic reforms in Myanmar are "irreversible".

He recently spoke with the Democratic voice of Burma – a media organization who was banned and their journalists thrown in jail by the military.

Khin Maung Win the Deputy Director of DVB begins by asking the President if he will revise the controversial constitution that gives 15 percent of the seats in parliament to the military.

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Burmese Journalists Condemn Government's Latest Attempt to Control Media

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Download Burmese journalists have been enjoying greater press freedom since the Censorship Board was formally abolished in January.

But recently, the government announced a new draft law on printing and publication.

The proposed law comes just days before Burma is to allow private daily newspapers to operate for the first time.

Moe Moe has more from Rangoon.

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Manila Unveils Electric Passenger Bikes

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Download The Philippines capital, Manila, has notoriously bad traffic.  

And all those cars, buses and motorbikes have taken their toll on the city’s air quality.  

The government there has even warned residents that breathing in the air increase their chance of getting respiratory infections.

One organization is trying to cut CO2 emissions by taking some of those vehicles off the roads and replacing them with electrified models.

Reporter Jason Strother has more.

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