3 October 2013
Stories from 3 October 2013
Malaysian independence fighter and communist leader Chin Peng died in Bangkok last month but his wish for his ashes to be returned home was rejected by the Malaysian government
Most of Miryang's residents, elderly farmers in their 60s and 70s, have resisted for over eight years now, citing health risks and their strong attachment to the land.
In an attempt to collect more taxes, Slovakia has started a national lottery using purchase receipts to combat under the table deals that skirt around the country's value-added tax.
Abstention, spoilt votes, blank votes and independent candidates. These were the choices of more than half of the potential voters in the recent local elections in Portugal.