Category Archives: Asia

Hamelin Bay: Nearly 150 beached whales die in Australia Media playback is unsupported on your device Only six whales have survived a mass stranding of short-finned pilot whales on the coast of Western Australia. About 150 of the animals...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

China cracks down on video parodies China’s media regulator has announced a crackdown on video parodies. It says video websites are banned from featuring videos that “distort or spoof” classical literature or art, and videos...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

Car bomb targets spectators at Afghanistan wrestling match A suspected suicide bomber has killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more in a car bomb attack on a sports stadium in the Afghan province of Helmand. The blast happened at a...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

Ice cream uncle gives 1,000 freebies on his birthday For most people, birthdays are a time for receiving gifts. But for one man in Singapore, it’s the exact opposite. Meet ‘Uncle Jimmy’, the ice cream seller who gives out...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

Katie Brennan: Australia's AFL accused of gender discrimination The captain of an Australian rules football team has launched a high-profile gender discrimination complaint after she was banned from playing in her league’s biggest...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

Mass whale stranding on Australian beach About 150 whales have become stranded on a beach in Australia, prompting a major rescue effort. The animals were spotted by a fisherman at Hamelin Bay, about 300km (180 miles) south of Perth, early on...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

China considers possible tariffs on $3bn worth of US goods China has said it is considering imposing tariffs on $3bn worth of US products in retaliation to new tariffs announced by US President Donald Trump. The list of products under consideration...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

South Korea to shut off computers to stop people working late The government in South Korea’s capital is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time – by powering down all their computers at 20:00...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 22nd, 2018

Global implications for NZ 'Million Dollar Mouse' success New Zealand has declared victory in its bid to eradicate mice from a remote group of islands, in a project that could spell hope around the world for species threatened by...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 22nd, 2018

Eleven jailed for life over India 'beef' murder A court in the northern Indian state of Jharkhand has sentenced 11 men to life in prison for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year. Alimuddin Ansari, 55, was beaten to death by the...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 22nd, 2018