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Davos 2018: Balancing tech risks and opportunities

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Exclusive reports, features and analysis on political and social events from across the Asian continent. Every Monday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2015-05-13

Nepal earthquake: Journeying to the epicentre

Aid agencies in Nepal are still struggling to help survivors of last month's devastating earthquake. Shortly after the disaster, FRANCE 24 travelled to a village near the epicentre. Next, we take a look at a new television drama in Afghanistan that challenges taboos about women. And in Beijing, a do-it-yourself programme in China aims to revive people's interest in cycling.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Molly HALL , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Andrew HILLIAR

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2018-01-22 Hong Kong

Why Hong Kong produces 200,000 tons of electronic waste per year

Where do your computers, tablets and smartphones go to die? Electronic waste is an environmental problem throughout Asia, but nowhere more so than in Hong Kong. For a long time...

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2018-01-13 unemployment

Fighting unemployment: Millions of Indians face layoffs amid shrinking job market

For several years now, India has been selling its wares as one of Asia's biggest economies. But despite the government's claims that things are getting rosier, there's been no...

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2017-12-18 Funeral

Japan offers world's first drive-through funerals

In Japan, paying your final respects to your nearest and dearest needn't be a long, drawn-out affair. You can now bid your last farewells to loved ones without ever unbuckling...

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2017-12-04 North Korea

North Korea: Global sanctions hit Pyongyang’s ‘experiment in capitalism’

In North Korea, the port city of Rason has a special status as an economic zone. Attracting foreign businesses in manufacturing, tourism and transportation, some even speculate...

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2017-11-20 Indonesia

Indonesia: New orangutan species found in Sumatra

For the first time in almost a century, the great ape family has a new member. Scientists have confirmed the existence of a new species of orangutan in northern Sumatra,...

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