Fake story reflects real divide between rural, urban Chinese

Fake story reflects real divide between rural, urban Chinese
Rural Chinese not only make less than city-dwellers but also receive significantly fewer social-welfare benefits, worsening a divide that was brought into focus by the fictional breakup, initially posted online as a real-life account. The Chinese …
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Channel 8 apologises for 'Burn GTA' comment

Channel 8 apologises for 'Burn GTA' comment
Channel 8 on Monday issued an apology for errors in reporting of a popular video game, Grand Theft Auto (GTA), after a news anchor last week called on parents to burn the game because it would make their children aggressive and violent. The digital TV …
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Thai police say 5 arrested in rape, assault of French tourists

Thai police say 5 arrested in rape, assault of French tourists
BANGKOK — Police in eastern Thailand said Sunday that they have arrested several Cambodian sailors suspected of attacking four French tourists on a resort island, raping the two women in the group. The five Cambodians assaulted the tourists with …
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Australia warns of terror threat to Malaysia | Bangkok Post: news

Australia warns of terror threat to Malaysia | Bangkok Post: news
SYDNEY – Australia has warned of a possible terror attack in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, urging travellers to be vigilant after a number of arrests. Malaysian authorities had arrested a number of people allegedly involved in planning attacks …
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Protest mounts over irrigation project | Bangkok Post: news

Protest mounts over irrigation project | Bangkok Post: news
They lodged a protest at the department Thursday. They were uncomfortable about it as they were uncertain how the project would affect them despite assurances from irrigation officials. She said officials came to explain the project is part of the …
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