Singapore has been organizing a series of events marking the 200th anniversary of the arrival of Stamford Raffles on the island. But not everyone is happy to see a British colonizer being remembered with such fondness.
Today on DW News Asia: A tale of heroism from Christchurch. We profile the 50-year-old Pakistani teacher who threw himself at a terrorist, to save fellow worshippers in a mosque. The fifth anniversary of a student protest movement that left Taiwan more divided than ever and the hospital train in India bringing hope to the country's poor.
At least 77 people are now known to have died in flash floods and mudslides in Indonesia's eastern Papua province, the disaster agency says. Two more people died in an earthquake on Lombok island.
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