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Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said Beijing authorities should listen and heed the voices of the Hong Kong people and handle their opinions with a peaceful yet cautious attitude, The China Post reports.Meanwhile, China Daily says that the ongoing protest in Hong Kong has suspended more than 42 bus routes and several tram services. A Latin American gang exploited flaws in the authentication process to hack into at least 14 automated teller machines in Malaysia and got away with almost 3 million ringgit (US$916,300), The Star writes. A Thai medical school has successfully produced an antibody for the treatment of the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever, according to The Nation. Experts have not established if the Philippines’ Mayon volcano is headed for a vulcanian type of eruption or a strombolian blast as the volcano has been showing signs of unrest, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports.

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Five reasons to visit Busan this fall

Korea’s second-largest city, nestled on the fascinating southern coast, has various attractions that beckon tourists all year round

Hotels, railway companies in Kansai cater to Muslim tourists

Behind the move are hopes that tourists from Southeast Asia will further increase, as the central government eases their visa requirements

Serenity in the snow

Eight luxury townhouses add to the range of luxury accommodation for the winter sports enthusiast in Hokkaido's Niseko Village

Pakistani movie vows audience at Toronto International Film Festival

Pakistani movie vows audience at Toronto International Film Festival
Afia Nathaniel talks about challenges during the filming of Dukhtar and the dearth of female feature film directors.

Northern UK city throws its doors open

Northern UK city throws its doors open
Manchester's Chinese presence consists of a lot more than just chopsticks and noodles.

Drug trafficking inmate hopes to graduate

Drug trafficking inmate hopes to graduate
Reprieved from the death penalty, Yong Vui Kong hopes to take up graduate studies in prison

When cosplay becomes a serious business in Indonesia

When cosplay becomes a serious business in Indonesia
The country's cosplaying community thrives in number and variety.

K-pop group member blasts CEO's alleged exploitation, revokes overnight

K-pop group member blasts CEO's alleged exploitation, revokes overnight
In recent years, the abuse controversy involving K-pop stars and their agencies has gained public attention

Amid K-Pop invasion, J-Pop still shines in Jakarta

Amid K-Pop invasion, J-Pop still shines in Jakarta
J-Pop (Japanese pop culture) has established a loyal following that not even the recent invasion of K-Pop (Korean pop culture) can rival.




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