Category: Asia

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staffOctober 29, 2017

Kim Jong-un visits cosmetics factory

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has taken time away from the confrontation with the US and allies to visit a ...

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staffOctober 27, 2017

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar’s army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

More than 23 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia fireworks factory fire

More than 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after a blaze tore through an Indonesian fireworks factory, police ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex PM Sharif

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

North Korea leader sends congratulations to China’s Xi after congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a rare congratulatory message to China’s President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wishing the ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

India announces plan to land on moon in 2018

India will make its second mission to the moon in 2018, the Indian Space Research Organization announced this week. The ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

Thailand begins royal cremation for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Hundreds of thousands of Thais have lined the streets of Bangkok to pay their last respects to the late king. ...

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staffOctober 25, 2017

No heir apparent as Xi cements his power

China has revealed its new senior leadership committee, breaking with tradition by not including a clear successor to President Xi ...

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staffOctober 20, 2017

S. Korea poll recommends govt complete 2 stalled nuclear reactors

South Korean’s citizens recommended on Friday that the government continue building two stalled nuclear reactors that the new president had ...

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staffOctober 20, 2017

Study – Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India

Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, ...