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under two security question mark knight. i'm not going to achieve the so much believe me john and i feel people have to be a solution my name is on the clock and i will occur to tell you. this is news asia coming up on the program the worst place for women in the world afghanistan violence and domestic abuse are rampant across the country we'll take you to a shelter where some women that's found a safe haven plus. crowded dirty and literally losing ground is it time to abandon the indonesian capital of jakarta and. confiscate the school i'm going to try and stop the looks like beat it look easy up next our
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correspondent skates right into the thick of thailand's roller derby scene we meet a team with big ambitions. i'm melissa chan welcome to news asia it's good to have you with us we want to begin in afghanistan today and take a closer look at the treatment of women in the country since the taliban fell in two thousand and one women have made gains in afghan society girls have greater access to education more women work and are represented in parliament they also have a seat at the table of the so-called grand assembly which is holding talks about the future of the country right now but the fact is experts rank it as the worst place on earth to be a woman today a you. u.n.
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poll found that more than half of afghan women have experienced domestic abuse in their lifetime and almost a third of women report being forced to enter marriage as child brides some estimates put that figure much higher our next report takes us to a shelter in the country's northwest where women have found a safe haven from abuse and evenings and alyssa was just a girl on her wedding day her groom was eighteen years old. her think you know that of when i saw him i was shocked because i was only six and that's the time for me to be with my parents and family not to get married i was feeling lonely scared and i was just crying and crying with an him because of the. safe know at a women's shelter in herat she's one of many who suffered at the hands of men another could asia says she enjoyed a marriage of humiliation beatings and even stabbings. once she begged from nasa.
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or the moon began business my whole body was in pain so much pain that every moment i prayed to my god to help me die i cried shouted and asked my in-laws to take me to the hospital and once i was taken to the hospital i was unconscious when you're moving them. could asia says she tried to escape to her family but her own father rejected her. search of whom i went to him for help but he didn't understand and told me that i left the house with a white wedding gown and only my dead body could be brought back in there in a white shroud of the dead when you if you don't see. it is a familiar story in a country where impunity for violence against women is pervasive. at the shelter they offer victims a sanctuary education and a chance to rebuild their lives its founder says that despite advances in female
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empowerment making sure those gains reach the rural areas is vital this is the time for the fight for all of that it's because of the stand for our rights we should push the international community to hear her voice is a path government we will not go back. until fundamental changes realized across afghanistan this center will go on providing shelter to those bearing the scars of injustice. we move on to indonesia jakarta to be exact it's a mega city of around thirty million people and known for its congestion overcrowding and pollution the city is also prone to intense seismic activity and flooding plus did you know it's also sinking that's happening because of improper groundwater usage and rising sea levels officials are building a new seawall as a buffer but the situation remains critical and some scientists predict that ninety
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five percent of the city will. the below sea level by twenty fifty all of this has revived a decades long discussion to move the capital to a new location now indonesia's urban planning minister says president joko widodo has okayed the plan officials have not settled on a new location yet but the government wants any capital to be less vulnerable to natural disasters some are looking to the east of the country local media saying one option is palanker ah a city on the island of borneo well where ever the new capital will be the president says it's time for a move. to this idea has always come up during each and every presidential administration but it has never been decided were discussed in a planned and mature manner. moving the capital involves great details of planning in choosing
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a location based on geo political strategic factors including the readiness of funds and infrastructure. for us god willing i believe if we plan it well we will accomplish this great idea. so we dodos enthusiastic about this but what do people think we asked residents of palenque araya how they feel about the possibility their city might become the new indonesian capital. i'm going to fly after you agree in my opinion if the capital city moves to prolong it would improve the economic situation here. i completely agree with the idea of shifting the capital from jakarta to poland pariah why because it could be just the visibility of local artists and small industries in the area to
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a national level. i disagree because of many factors that should be considered one of them is increased competition for jobs people here would be at a disadvantage to job seekers who will come if. becomes the capital. became i don't agree with the idea i'm sure that people with higher degrees and qualifications will also move here and they will control the system. local students and residents are not get at their level but they're improving in my opinion the change would narrow opportunity and raise the unemployment rate here. we'll keep following this story for you in the meantime we'd like to know what you think is specially if you're in jakarta should indonesia keep or change its capital let us know on facebook or twitter on to thailand next where king ma how
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long corn has married just days before his coronation the couple appeared in a surprise wedding ceremony which aired on national television the new queen will be called queen city here's more. this was some weights one ounce a relationship that love was a room a few years now it's official the king annoying thing his queen with sacred water this elaborate ceremony was broadcast to the entire country and it was watched by leaders of the country's ruling military and other royal family members the couple finished the ceremony by signing their names in the marriage registry on the streets of bangkok somewhat shocked the queen city does rise from commoner to concert. and back people will accept the change but they might be a little surprised by the fact that she went from being an ordinary person not to becoming queen but i think. the government think she deserves the position i
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congratulate them and hope it will move the country forward all right good before joining the palace guard in twenty thirteen city to work as an attendant for its high ways the pair reportedly met on a flight city to is the king's fourth wife they're said to split their time between thailand's and germany where the king owns a property in the varia even visitors to thailand have taken an interest in the couple in the u.k. one of the princes is married american actor and he can relate better to everyday folks i think it's a little hard with the. king man who wants to run in korn's official coronation takes place on saturday despite his father dying in twenty sixteen the new king had wanted a period of mourning now it's time to celebrate a new era for the tired royal family. and staying in thailand but moving on to in an entirely different matter all together roller derby you may
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think it's quite an all american tradition but the sport is gaining popularity in parts of asia to the point that there is an interagency league we caught up with one team from bangkok who set their eyes on a big goal competing in the next world cup. it's fast friends and full contact. welcome to roll a dog be. good to the gate that's all about balance and free flow of it but that's push because it's cool i meant to try and stop the uptake of like a lot but next clearly this is no place for beginners. these guys are on a mission to set up thailand's first ever national team and skate their way into the biggest competition in the game the road job the world cup almost every roller derby player know as a dream of competing in the world cup and it would be great to bring
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a team from thailand with thai skaters. trained in bangkok that would be a dream. with the world cup expected to take place in a few years time the race is on to qualify they already have the skills. and training from a shrewd rola dobby legends experience international should stop that's become team thailand's they need to recruit more type players and they're counting on role of dobbies growing proof fallen asian to help them do it i think people are hungry for it they want to be want to know what. they want to be able to power it in their bodies in that space and i think that's. all well so. yeah. it was. the first. team bangkok are already into asia nique tonight said big game against rivals hong kong at last year's world cup the
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number of asian teams competing jumped from one to three. and with more wins like this thailand should be runs alongside the next time around the world many asian taints in the last world cup but everyone really enjoyed watching change patent and team korea team philippines. so i think. that team thailand will be a very exciting choice. if tonight's anything to go by these guys already six hand that into asian success international. they didn't screw up. that's it from us today don't forget to head to our website for more stories that dot com for slash asia and tweet us your thoughts staying with the sports field and we leave you with dirt bikers revving up for the dust raised in amateur eventually your
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indoctrinate but to listen. plus ninety connect to an unbiased agenda subscribe now on youtube. is china a developing country still in need of cheap credit that's one of the big questions at the annual meeting of the asian development bank were members note that beijing itself is lending to countries around the world. and today marks the end of u.s. waivers for importers of a renny an oil that stands to be a major blow to tehran what it tighten sanctions mean for major economies like india and china. also on the show france and germany team up to subsidize battery
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cell production they call it a strategic investment in the face of tough asian competition others call it a waste of money. and you're watching the business of asia i'm stephen beard's in berlin thanks watching the annual meeting of the asian development bank is underway on the island of fiji the finance ministers and central bankers from a lender sixty eight member countries are in attendance so far two issues have dominated the agenda first a debate about whether china is now too rich to need funds from the bank the second an even longer term question how to stave off the most devastating effects of climate change take a look. whether it's forest fires extreme drives or hurricanes wreaking havoc the devastating consequences of climate change are already plain to see in the coming decades the effects are expected to intensify. pacific islands like fiji the host of this year's asian.

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