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Asia-Pacific —Wikipedia

Dark green refers to the core Asia-Pacific countries, light green refers to regions that may be included. Asia-Pacific or Asia Pacific (abbreviated as APAC, Asia-Pac, AsPac, APJ, JAPA or JAPAC) is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean. The region varies in area depending on which context, but it typically includes much of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. On the whole there appears to be no clear cut definition of "Asia Pacific" and the regions included change as per the context.

Though imprecise, the term has become popular since the late 1980s in commerce, finance and politics. Component areas[edit] The Asia-Pacific region generally includes: Asia[edit] East Asia North Asia Russian Far East South Asia Southeast Asia Oceania[edit] Australasia Melanesia Micronesia Polynesia Main countries and territories data[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Untitled. On Stones in Japan, Tsunami Warnings — Aneyoshi Journal The New York Times. 6/23-7/10: Thai boys' soccer team trapped in network of underground caves during monsoon season. 10/12: Sexual-Harassment-Reporting Maps Help Women Navigate Cities. Photo: Getty Images No one should plan their schedule around avoiding sexual harassment, but that doesn’t mean many people don’t do exactly that.

10/12: Sexual-Harassment-Reporting Maps Help Women Navigate Cities

Whether it’s taking an indirect route to avoid a poorly lit park or opting for a private car instead of risking inappropriate comments or touching on public transportation, vulnerable populations around the world — for the sake of the following examples, women — are constantly maneuvering themselves around their abusers, taking time out of their own pursuits to accommodate the behavior of would-be harassers. But to do so, women must first know where they can and can’t go, information that until recently could only be learned through personal experience or by word of mouth.

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Japan PM Shinzo Abe offers Pearl Harbor condolences

"We must never repeat the horrors of war again, this is the solemn vow the people of Japan have taken," he said. Mr Abe was accompanied by US President Barack Obama, making the visit the first by the leaders of both countries. Australian Prints + Printmaking. Discover the Australian Prints + Printmaking collection using our five unique exploratory based interfaces.

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10/11: Seoul is latest city to offer free menstrual products like pads

According to the Korea Herald newspaper today (Oct. 11), the metropolitan government will offer sanitary pads at 10 venues in Seoul, including the Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul Metropolitan Library, and Seoul Museum of History. The scandal around Korea’s so-called “insole girls” came to light last year after Yuhan-Kimberly, the dominant producer of feminine-hygiene products, raised the prices of sanitary pads, which many low-income families could not afford.

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn sells entire stake in Apple. Carl Icahn, the billionaire activist investor who has long been one of the most prominent voices declaring the company to be undervalued, says he has sold his entire stake in the technology firm, citing the risk of China’s influence on the stock.

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn sells entire stake in Apple

After years of high growth, reaching triple-digit percentage points in 2015, Apple now sells more in China than it does in the whole of Europe. But sales in the country are now shrinking, with revenue dropping 26% year-on-year in the company’s latest quarterly earnings. Icahn’s concerns aren’t related to the China slowdown, however. Instead, the investor is concerned with the barriers to trade that China’s authoritarian regime might put in place. 12/3/16: Trump formally recognizes Taiwan with a phone call. The fact that Donald Trump is the first US president to have a call with his Taiwanese counterpart in nearly four decades, seriously upsetting China in the process, might come as a shock when you think that Taiwan is the world’s 22nd largest economy.

12/3/16: Trump formally recognizes Taiwan with a phone call

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