A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who apparently jumped into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital. -AFP
He said he had received a secret payment of $1.8 million "from Beijing" in 2007 through a businessman intermediary. -Reuters
13,000 university students massed at a northern campus on Monday to launch a week-long boycott of classes. -AFP
The North Koreans demanded a fine of $50,600 for releasing the boat and its crew. -Reuters
"There's no harm in listening to fortune-tellers. Fortune- telling is an art," he said.
India should increase handouts of subsidised grain. -Reuters
A shipyard in China’s southeast has suspended operations. -Reuters
Hong Kong students mobbed the city’s leader in angry scenes. -AFP
The Philippines’ biggest mall operator said it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape. -AFP
Tourism had already been battered by political street protests and military rule that have kept travellers away from the capital Bangkok and led hotel occupancy rates to plummet. -AFP, Reuters

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