Asia: March 2011 Archives
Wednesday March 23, 2011
People ride bicycles pasrt debris of buildings wrecked by the March 11th earthquake and tsunami in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan. REUTERS/Yegor Trubnikov
Scenes from a tsunami It's already changing Japan forever.
With the weakness of nuclear plants exposed, we'll hear again from our reporter in Chernobyl.
We have a correspondent in Libya with the new rebel recruits.
And another in post-revolution Tunisia, where everyone's complaining. But now someone's listening.
All that plus your letters, Rick's weird March break, and some deeply different Deep Purple.
(Right) A defector from Gadhafi's forces trains young rebel recruits for the mission to overthrow the tyrant. Phot/Bonnie Allen
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Categories: 2010 Season, Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Past Episodes
Tuesday March 22, 2011
Curt Petrovich was one of the CBC's reporters making way through the rubble of Japan's disaster zone. Their blog reports and pictures are on cbc.ca/news. These are two of Curt's photos, of Yosuke Oda -- who was finding family photos in the ruins and displaying them for families still able to reclaim their memories.
Categories: 2010 Season, Asia, Promote, The View from Here
Thursday March 17, 2011
Canadian journalist Allie Jaynes found that "the old swimming hole" has a different meaning in the winter in a Beijing park after the pond has frozen over.
Categories: Asia, The View from Here
Thursday March 17, 2011
Next week, after ten years of preparation, Afghanistan assumes responsibility for securing several parts of the country now patrolled by NATO.
Longer term, the date Afghans really focus on is 2014 -- when most NATO forces begin to withdraw completely, and Afghanistan has to police itself.
Meantime the spring fighting season's about to rear up. The violence is expected to be worse than last year, according to the general in charge of American and NATO forces.
The CBC's newest foreign correspondent is Susan Ormiston, newsgathering now in Kabul.
Categories: Asia, News Promo, Promo Box
Thursday March 17, 2011
March 17/20, 2011 Dispatches: from Kabul - Riyadh - Beijing - Douglas, South Africa -Cozumel - India via New York
Afghanistan's newly graduated police, salute Canadian trainers.
With NATO preparing to give a bigger security role to the Afghan military, the CBC correspondent in Kabul tells us how safe the public's feeling.
The Redemption Of Larry Joe. A South African convict turns to music to make a good finish from a bad start.
The outcaste elite. If talking to one of those call centres has changed the way you think about India, wait'll you hear how Indians feel about them!
And an icy view from Beijing, where a foot in cold water is the poor man's recreation.Read more »
Categories: 2010 Season, Africa, Americas, Asia, Middle East, Past Episodes
Thursday March 10, 2011
Chinese authorities ask an Associated Press cameraman to leave the area near the shopping street of Wangfujing in Beijing, late last month (Photo/AP)
China's cracking down on dissent again, prompted in part by a recent internet call for peaceful protest in a dozen cities.
One of the locations was to be Wangfujing, a Beijing shopping mall. Journalists went to see what would happen, and discovered the rules of the game had changed violently overnight.
The CBC's Anthony Germain was among them. He joined Rick from a stopover in Cairo.
Categories: Asia, News Promo, Promo Box, The View from Here
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- Tue., 22 – Noda, Japan...pictures, pieces of lives
- Thu., 17 – Beijing...ice swimming and loving it
- Thu., 17 – Kabul... Ormiston on Afghanistanization
- Thu., 17 – March 17/20, 2011 Dispatches: from Kabul - Riyadh - Beijing - Douglas, South Africa -Cozumel - India via New York
- Thu., 10 – China rolls back reforms
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- Donald Trump shames a former beauty pageant winner for her sexual history and encouraged Americans to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early morning tweet storm that drags him further away from his campaign's efforts to broaden its appeal to women.
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- Global carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have surpassed 400 parts per million, and will almost certainly remain there indefinitely, according to new numbers from the Scripps carbon dioxide monitoring program at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii.
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- Wine consumption in China is growing dramatically, driven by young, affluent Chinese who see it as a symbol of social sophistication. And now, a small group of devoted entrepreneurs are trying to grow some of that wine locally, battling a challenging climate and negative stereotypes about made-in-China products.
- South Carolina boy, 14, charged with murder after dad shot dead, shots fired at students
- A South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities allege the 14-year-old killed his father at home, and then went to a school and opened fire on students in a playground.
- San Diego police release videos of officer fatally shooting unarmed black man video
- Video footage released Friday of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb shows an officer fired four shots almost immediately after the man suddenly raised both hands to chest level and took what was described as a shooting stance.