- SKorean party picks Park as presidential candidate
- Wife of disgraced Chinese politician sentenced
- Chinese company keeps Syria connected to Internet
- Exile leader says Tibetan immolations ignored
- Top US general in Afghanistan to discuss attacks
SKorean party picks Park as presidential candidate
The eldest daughter of former authoritarian President Park Chung-hee has been chosen as South Korea’s conservative ruling party’s presidential candidate. Recent surveys show Park leading other potential candidates for the December elections.
Wife of disgraced Chinese politician sentenced
Gu Kailai received a suspended death sentence Monday for the murder of Neil Heywood. Her sentencing clears the way for the ruling Communist Party to deal with her husband Bo Xilai who is accused of unspecified grave violations of party discipline.
Chinese company keeps Syria connected to Internet
Renesys Corp., a Manchester, N.H., company that studies the structure of the Internet, says Chinese company Hong Kong-based PCCW Ltd. is keeping war-torn Syria connected to the Internet as other telecommunications companies withdraw.
Exile leader says Tibetan immolations ignored
Political leader of Tibetan exiles Lobsang Sangay says he is disappointed that dozens of self-immolations by Tibetans have not received the same world attention as the similar suicide of a Tunisian man that sparked the Arab Spring.
Top US general in Afghanistan to discuss attacks
U.S. military’s top general Martin Dempsey was meeting with senior officials in Afghanistan on Monday to attempt to stop the recent wave of attacks by Afghan soldiers and police against international forces in the country.