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'Back from golfing dead': Tiger Woods overcomes pain and scandal to win first tour in 5 years

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Julien Brave NoiseCat: ‘Pipelines a real threat to First Nations’ way of life’

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Playing fair and paying fair: Copyright law gets an internet-age overhaul

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US, China impose new tariffs on each other's goods

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Tanzania’s president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

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Controversial rapper cancels Bataclan concerts

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Brett Kavanaugh hearings: Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee's accuser

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Yes they cancan: Backstage at the Moulin Rouge

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ACCESS ASIA

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 : 2017-08-29

India: Where old clothes go to get a new life

Cheap labour and global fashion trends mean that people are consuming and disposing of an ever greater amount of clothing. But in India, these tattered rags are reincarnated. Textiles from across the world are sent to the Indian port of Kandala, the world capital of the second-hand garment trade and a billion-dollar industry. We take a closer look.

Plus, we meet the Khmericans, Cambodian refugees who lived in the United States but were deported. They are now struggling to adjust to a homeland that many of them have never known.

And conservation versus tourism: Vietnam's Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site, but keeping it pristine is a constant challenge.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Will HILDERBRANDT

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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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2018-08-08 Access Asia

HIV rates on the rise among Chinese youth

China has seen an alarming spike in HIV cases, with the infection rate among those between the ages of 15 and 19 tripling over the past decade. The upturn comes as young people...

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2018-07-27 Access Asia

Japan: Record-breaking heatwave takes a toll on population

Japan is dealing with record-breaking high temperatures as an intense heatwave sees over 9,000 people hospitalised with heatstroke. It's prompted concerns about how Tokyo will...

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