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Asia News Network Sep 20
Five South Asian countries are coming together to conserve shrinking mountain glaciers.
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Asia News Network Sep 20
Bangladeshi migrants ask "where is justice?" as they continue to face humiliation, arbitrary detention amid crackdown in Malaysia.
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Asia News Network Sep 20
Singapore and China will conclude the upgrade of their Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by the end of this year, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, giving certainty for the first time to when the new deal will be sealed.
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Asia News Network Sep 20
Steel products made by South Korea’s SL Tech has been excluded from the US’ steel tariffs, marking the first case of exemption since the US imposed a quota on Korean steel shipments this May.
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Asia News Network Sep 19
Alibaba's Jack Ma backs down from an earlier promise to create 1 million jobs in the US, saying "the previous basis for trade has been undermined."
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Asia News Network Sep 19
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un embarked on a rare trip Thursday to Mount Paekdu in an event designed to enhance their personal ties and also highlight the success of their summit in Pyongyang.
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Asia News Network Sep 19
Sources familiar with the case said Najib is also expected to face “nothing less” than 20 charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.
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Asia News Network Sep 19
The much-debated Digital Security Bill 2018 was passed in Bangladesh's parliament last night. The bill carries a harsh provision that allows police officials to search or arrest anyone without any warrant.
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Asia News Network Sep 18
North Korea has agreed to take additional steps toward making the Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons. One such still will be to permanently closing the Dongchang-ri missile engine testing facility and launch pad on the border with China.
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Asia News Network Sep 18
The joint venture will set up an industrial zone at the port. It is hoped that the zone will act as an engine to drive economic development in the region, and gradually attract investors worldwide.
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Asia News Network Sep 18
In the Philippines, the death toll from Typhoon “Ompong,” internationally known as Manghkut, rose to 74 and damage to agriculture climbed to USD 264 million as of Tuesday, according to the Philippine National Police and the Department of Agriculture.
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Asia News Network Sep 17
The wife of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak is expected to be formally charged soon with as many as 20 counts of money laundering in a case linked to troubled state investment fund 1MDB.
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Asia News Network Sep 17
A fossil skull of Homo heidelbergensis, an extinct species of humans, was believed to have been discovered in Northeast China and is considered to be one of the most complete fossils of ancient humans ever.
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Asia News Network Sep 17
Hong Kong moves into recovery mode in the aftermath of Mangkhut.
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Asia News Network Sep 17
South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday, welcomed by a crowd of North Koreans that included leader Kim Jong-un and his wife, Ri Sol-ju.
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Asia News Network Sep 16
COMMENT: Kim, Trump and the nuclear crisis: A conundrum eternal?
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Asia News Network Sep 16
Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have convinced Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
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Asia News Network Sep 16
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to embark on a trip to North Korea this week for his third and possibly most crucial meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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Asia News Network Sep 13
China and Russia vowed to further deepen military ties and improve their troops' combat abilities to respond to various security threats.
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Asia News Network Sep 12
Foreign workers in Malaysia whose official status was up in the air have been given a reprieve.
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