Asia Daily Wire bids readers farewell, invites them to new platform

Asia Daily Wire bids readers farewell, invites them to new platform


After a couple of years bringing you easy-to-digest Asia Pacific news, the team behind Asia Daily Wire have decided to focus our strengths elsewhere.

We have offices and editors in both Tokyo and Manila and have long aimed to bring readers a roundup of some of the most important, relevant and interesting stories based on a demographic we have tracked through both feedback and analytics. read more ...

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South Korea to send aid to impoverished North

South Korea to send aid to impoverished North

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

South Korea has announced plans to give $7.3 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea. About $6 million of ...

US Air Force mulls Osprey deployment in Tokyo

US Air Force mulls Osprey deployment in Tokyo

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

The US Air Force in Japan said it was looking into plans to deploy CV-22 Osprey aircraft at the ...

Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen’s party victory

Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen’s party victory

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

Cambodia's main opposition has rejected the result of Sunday's elections, which handed another win to longtime Prime Minister Hun ...

Japan slams South Korean soccer fans for political stunt

Japan slams South Korean soccer fans for political stunt

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

South Korean soccer supporters turned an otherwise adrenaline-charged match with Japan into a political flashpoint when they hoisting ...

EU, China reach deal on solar panel dispute

EU, China reach deal on solar panel dispute

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

The European Union and Chinese solar panel exporters have reached an agreement on an anti-dumping dispute following months of ...

Thai navy scrambled to contain 50,000-liter oil spill

Thai navy scrambled to contain 50,000-liter oil spill

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

Thai navy vessels were scrambled early Sunday to contain hundreds of barrels of crude oil that spilled into the ...

Doctors among dead in southern Philippine blast

Doctors among dead in southern Philippine blast

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

The number of fatalities in a blast at a restaurant in the Philippines' southern port city of Cagayan De ...

Taiwan coastguard arrests Indonesian crew for murder

Taiwan coastguard arrests Indonesian crew for murder

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

Nine Indonesian crew members of a fishing boat suspected of killing their captain and chief engineer have been arrested ...

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Pet delivery death sparks outrage in South Korea

Pet delivery death sparks outrage in South Korea

The booming pet delivery service in South Korea has been hit by controversy after an online report claimed that two cats had died while sealed inside a box. A picture ...

China law “forces” children to visit elderly parents

China law “forces” children to visit elderly parents

Grown children in China are feeling tough love from those other than their parents, with a new law enforced by the government Monday "forcing" them to visit elderly family members. The ...

McDonald’s Taiwan apologizes for disabled customer incident

McDonald’s Taiwan apologizes for disabled customer incident

US fast food chain McDonald's drew flak in Taiwan after a manager called police to remove a woman with Down syndrome from the restaurant. The woman, identified only by her last ...

Mumbai proposes ban on lingerie clad mannequins

Mumbai proposes ban on lingerie clad mannequins

Following a gruesome trend of sexual attacks on Indian women, authorities are scrambling to stamp out sex crimes - apparently blamed on sexual desires of men - by banning mannequins ...

Huawei’s role in UK Internet filter raises concerns

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

Huawei is at the center of a growing debate on whether the UK has drawn a thin line between ...

Chinese toddler in critical condition after parking dispute

ADW Editors, Jul 26, 2013

A Chinese toddler was in critical condition after being thrown to the ground by a man in a row ...

GSK appoints new China head

ADW Editors, Jul 26, 2013

GlaxoSmithKline has appointed a new head for its troubled Chinese division embroiled in a broadening probe into bribery ...

US Air Force mulls Osprey deployment in Tokyo

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

The US Air Force in Japan said it was looking into plans to deploy CV-22 Osprey aircraft at the ...

Japan slams South Korean soccer fans for political stunt

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

South Korean soccer supporters turned an otherwise adrenaline-charged match with Japan into a political flashpoint when they hoisting ...

Japan offers high-speed rail technology for Malaysia

ADW Editors, Jul 26, 2013

Japan has offered assistance in technology for a multi-million-dollar high-speed railway in Malaysia, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Interning in a Crisis

Interning in a Crisis

Interning in a crisis: when Mackenzie Lee, a rising senior at St. Mary’s International School in Tokyo offered to share It right offices bit hair. Like online metronidazole tablets Gentle sure razor one bath brushes ...

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Myanmar, Thailand destroy $400 million drug haul

Myanmar, Thailand destroy $400 million drug haul

Authorities in Myanmar and Thailand have destroyed $400 million-worth of seized drugs, in an attempt to improve an image as hubs for illegal substances. Thailand's Public Health Ministry said it ...

S. Korean cram schools in SAT cheating scandal

S. Korean cram schools in SAT cheating scandal

Officials in Seoul have launched a probe into South Korean "cram schools" over allegations they had illegally obtained questions for US college entrance exams and provided them to students. A ...

China denies renewed US cyber-attack accusations

China denies renewed US cyber-attack accusations

Beijing has rejected a new US report claiming the Chinese army had sponsored cyber-attacks for economic and military gain and said the accusations could harm cooperation against the increasing global ...

Indonesia to outlaw “black magic”

Indonesia to outlaw “black magic”

Indonesia is set to ban sorcery or "black magic" to curb anti-witch killings. Under proposed revisions to the Dutch colonial-era criminal code, Indonesia would make it illegal for anyone to ...

Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen’s party victory

ADW Editors, Jul 30, 2013

Cambodia's main opposition has rejected the result of Sunday's elections, which handed another win to longtime Prime Minister Hun ...

EU, China reach deal on solar panel dispute

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

The European Union and Chinese solar panel exporters have reached an agreement on an anti-dumping dispute following months of ...

Thai navy scrambled to contain 50,000-liter oil spill

ADW Editors, Jul 29, 2013

Thai navy vessels were scrambled early Sunday to contain hundreds of barrels of crude oil that spilled into the ...

Rape, torture “rife” at Papua New Guinea refugee camp

ADW Editors, Jul 25, 2013

Asylum seekers are raped and tortured at an Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea, a former senior official ...

Dozens missing, feared dead in Indonesian boat sinking

ADW Editors, Jul 24, 2013

Dozens of people are dead or missing after a boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsized off the ...

88 people rescued in Australia refugee boat sinking

ADW Editors, Jul 15, 2013

Australian authorities scoured rough seas for survivors after a people-smuggling boat carrying nearly 100 capsized on the ...