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Latest update : 2017-08-01

South Korea: 71-year-old grandmother becomes internet sensation

In South Korea, A 71-year-old grandmother has become the country's latest YouTube star. When the creators of the platform were born in the 1970s, she was already 30. Today, she's more than three times older than many of her online rivals and offers everything from beauty tips to travel advice. But thanks to social media, she also tries to reshape the way elderly women are seen in South Korea.

But first, in Vietnam, a team is harassed by police as it fights for democracy and human rights. But can the beautiful game lead to a beautiful change?

And want to get a buzz? Go to Indonesia where you can swim with millions of jellyfish. The best part, it's all natural fun and there's no chance of being stung.
 

By Joanna COCKERELL , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphanie CHEVAL , William HILDERBRANDT

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2018-10-17 Access Asia

Uighurs and Kazakhs held in re-education camps in China

In western China, officials say they are fighting extremism by opening so-called "vocational training centres". But human rights groups argue these are actually mass detention...

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2018-10-09 Access Asia

Indonesia tsunami: Survivors describe ordeal

On September 28, the Indonesian island of Sulawesi was rocked by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that triggered a tsunami. Hundreds of people lost their lives in the twin disasters,...

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2018-09-18 Access Asia

Iwao Hakamada, the Japanese boxer still fighting... for his life

In Japan, 82-year-old Iwao Hakamada spent half a century on death row before being released. But the former professional boxer is still locked in a legal back and forth. Today he...

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2018-09-06 Access Asia

Replacing plastic: China tries to clean up its act

As we get a clearer idea about just how dangerous plastic pollution is for the environment, the race is on to find ecological replacements for everyday plastic objects,...

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2018-08-28 Access Asia

Korean families reunited after decades apart

As ties between the two Koreas improve, a group of elderly South Koreans have met long-lost family members in North Korea. This after being separated by the war that broke out 68...

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