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Park Geun-hye elected first female President of South Korea

History has been created after candidate from Conservative Saenuri party candidate won South Korea’s Presidential election and became the first female president-elect. She defeated her rival candidate from liberal party Moon Jae by several percentage points. She belonged to the Democratic United Party.

  • Written by Navid Iqbal
  • Category: Asia

Tunnel collapses outside of Tokyo and traps over 25 vehicles

Some parts of the Sasago Tunnel collapsed this Sunday and trapped both the vehicles and the smoke resulted from an inside fire.

After the fire was out rescuers and fire-fighters made their way through the rubble.

  • Written by James Mahoney
  • Category: Asia

Speaker of Singaporean Parliament Michael Palmer resigns

On Wednesday, the speaker of the parliament of Singapore has resigned after admitting to have an extra-marital affair. It is another instance where the state has indulged in scandals undermining its reputation. The scandal is putting more dirt in the face of a clean and efficient government.

  • Written by Navid Iqbal
  • Category: Asia

One hundred twelve people die in a clothing factory fire

Tazreen Fashions' seven-story factory building from Bangladesh caught on fire this Saturday. Firefighters fought the fire all night and by the next morning they recovered the dead bodies of 100 people.

  • Written by Jed E. Robinson
  • Category: Asia

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