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Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Sunday, December 4, 2016


politics - business - banking

10,000 Rohingya from Myanmar Have Landed in Bangladesh: U.N.

Long-standing problem

December 2, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail More than 10,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have crossed the border into Bangladesh to flee violence that has escalated over the past two months, a United Nations official and a Rohingya community leader said Wednesday.> BNN Bangladeshi authorities said they were ...Full Story

commerce - industry - technology

Starbucks CEO steps down to make way for wave of change in the company

COO Johnson to take over

December 3, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail SEATTLE, U.S. - Starbucks will have a new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer as the present chief, Howard Schultz has decided to step down. The Company’s current President and COO Kevin Johnson will take over after Schultz leaves.> BNN The power transfer will ...Full Story

Education - Environment - entertainment

What’s on Donald Trump’s Middle East agenda?

Middle East agenda

November 26, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail WASHINGTON, U.S. - Donald Trump's unexpected victory is expected to spell wide ranging structural changes in Middle East international relations. The further aggravation of the situation in Syria, the United States’ policy with respect to its allies and the deal ...Full Story

Socio culture - sports -travel

South Korea’s Park on her way out - Will this be Trump administration’s first international challenge?

Vote on Park impeachment

December 2, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea is witnessing a bizarre corruption scandal, which is threatening to bring down its president, who is struggling for political survival.> BNN Park Geun-hye is embroiled in a scandal in connection with her 40-year relationship with a ...Full Story


German Coalition Agrees on Steinmeier as President

60-year-old Social Democrat is for the post

November 15, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail BERLIN - The parties making up Germany's coalition government are reported to have agreed to support the foreign minister becoming the ...Full Story

Germany Bans Islamic Organization, Police Search 190 Sites

German gov. announced a ban

November 16, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network/VoA

gallery thumbnail BERLIN - Hundreds of police officers searched about 190 offices, mosques and apartments of members and supporters of the Islamic group "The ...Full Story