Harassment case against a powerful media man is a major moment for the movement, according to accuser Zhou Xiaoxuan. #MeToo in China has seen few victories as sexual misconduct was added as grounds for a suit as late as 2019.
There is global growing demand for sustainable meat alternatives as consumers and environmentalists campaign for animal welfare, climate protection and cleaner protein with lower microbiological content.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled in favour of Prayut Chan-ocha regarding a complaint submitted by Pheu Thai party that he broke the law by continuing to live in his military residence after he retired as army commander in September 2014.
Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly. Wong rose to international prominence as a leader of 2014 student-led Umbrella Movement protests.
Samsung is by far the biggest of the family-controlled conglomerates, or chaebols, that dominate business in South Korea.
More than 4,600 people have fled from the slopes of Mount Ili Lewotolok as authorities try to evacuate hundreds living on Mount Semeru.
Japan’s last outbreak of bird flu was in January 2018, also in Kagawa prefecture, when 91,000 chickens were culled.
Armenia agreed to hand over three districts around Karabakh – Aghdam, Lachin and Kalbajar – as part of the Russia-brokered deal in early November that stopped the fighting in the Karabakh region.
Taliban backs off from signing agreement with Afghan negotiators in Doha talks, which was to include references to "Islamic Republic of Afghanistan," government and diplomatic sources say.
Netizens of both countries battle online over the origin of Kimchi, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan and called Pao Cai in China, but also a staple Korean cuisine made of cabbage.
In October, 2,153 Japanese people committed suicide - a number that exceeds the country’s total Covid-19 toll which stood at 2,087 for the entire year to date.
More than 4,400 residents moved to safety as Mount Ili Lewotolok erupts, vomiting a thick tower of debris four kilometres into sky.
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