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Delhi's Water Mafia: Residents Buy Water on Black Market (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Delhi’s Water Mafia: Residents Buy Water on Black Market

Who knew water could be sold in the black market in India and there’s a water mafia in existence? Delhi’s Sangam Vihar neighborhood, which is “home to 500,000 people,” residents have to clamor for water when the government water tanker arrives once every 10 days. It’s depleted in minutes and people are […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News
South Korean PM Chung Hong-Won Resigns Over Handling of Sewol Ferry Disaster

South Korean PM Chung Hong-Won Resigns Over Handling of Sewol Ferry Disaster

  South Korean Prime Minister has offered to resign over the government’s handling of #Sewol ferry tragedy that left 187 dead. PM Chung Hong-Won said “I wanted to resign earlier but handling the situation was the first priority and I thought that it was a responsible act to help before leaving.” […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News
287 Missing and 9 Dead, in South Korea Ferry Disaster

287 Missing and 9 Dead, in South Korea Ferry Disaster

  Nine people were killed, 287 remain missing, after a ferry carrying mostly high school students sunk off the southern coast of South Korea on Wednesday. Officials say the death toll is expected to rise drastically, as dozens of rescue ships and aircraft continue searching for survivors. The ferry was […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News, Breaking News
Dennis Rodman Gets Angry After Being Asked About Kenneth Bae Release

Dennis Rodman Gets Angry After Being Asked About Kenneth Bae Release

Dennis Rodman shouted at CNN host Chris Cuomo this morning during an interview in which he tried to defend his trip to North Korea, as well as his basketball game to honor dictator Kim Jong Un. Dennis Rodman blew a gasket when Cuomo wanted to know if he would help […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News, Today's Headlines
Dennis Rodman Defends Kim Jong-Un Friendship Comment, Says We Have “Prison Camps” in U.S. Like North Korea

Dennis Rodman Defends Kim Jong-Un Friendship Comment, Says We Have “Prison Camps” in U.S. Like North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman had a testy exchange with ABC’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulous over his controversial trip to North Korea and his comment that Kim Jong-Un is his “friend for life.” Rodman downplayed the trip saying he’s not a diplomat. George Stephanopoulous challenged Dennis Rodman (a huge waste […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News, Sports News

Six Arrested, 7th Sought After Another Woman Gang-Raped in India

ANOTHER WOMAN GANG-RAPED IN INDIA:  Six men are in police custody in yet another gang-rape of a woman in India. This latest incident comes four weeks after a brutal attack on a student on another bus. She died from her injuries after being transported to a Singapore hospital. Police officer […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News, Violence Against Women