Greetings Readers: Getting to Know Asia.
Weekend Headlines to be read in two minutes or less.
- Victory for generals in Thai vote for a new Junta Charter.
- More than 40 dead in Pakistan hospital blast.
- Japan urges China not to escalate maritime tensions.
- Japan Emperor Akihito addresses nation among abdication reports.
- 15 injured by fireworks bombs during Tokyo festival
- 1000s sign Japan petition to remove endangered Bear items from malls.
- India PM urges vote to act on sacred cow protection law after attacks.
- President Duterte links 17 Judges, 50 others involved in drug trade .
- Bangladesh expels North Korean diplomat for smuggling.
- Arrest of six Batam Island terrorists as part of larger group.
- Turkish demonstrators rally in support of democracy and military.
- Iran executes scientist for spying for U. S.. Saudi Arabia.
- Rio Olympics continues on schedule despite street demonstrations.
- Australian Man arrested for planning terrorist attacks.
- ISIS claims Belgian man in knifing of 2 police women was ISIS soldier.
- First aid trucks arrive in Aleppo, Syria as rebels attempt to break siege.
All the Best.