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After G-20 summit, Jokowi should shift focus to Myanmar: Jakarta Post contributor

Fri, 2022-07-01 12:20
July 01, 2022 12:20 PM

The writer says Myanmar will be a serious stumbling block for South-east Asia's stability and integrity.

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Growing power crisis in Pakistan: Dawn

Fri, 2022-07-01 12:20
July 01, 2022 12:20 PM

The paper says subjecting people to lengthy power cuts in unforgiving weather is inhuman.

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PM Lee, DPM Heng congratulate Hong Kong as it marks handover anniversary

Fri, 2022-07-01 12:09
July 01, 2022 12:09 PM

Mr Lee also says Singapore looks forward to continue working with Hong Kong to create new opportunities.

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Faults found in $2b worth of Australian patrol boats gifted to Pacific nations

Fri, 2022-07-01 11:03
July 01, 2022 11:03 AM

Defects could cause carbon monoxide leak, report says.

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In uncommon move, Apple hikes iPhone, iPad prices in Japan after yen tanks

Fri, 2022-07-01 09:48
July 01, 2022 9:48 AM

Other makers of consumer electronics may follow soon.

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Thousands of foreigners in Malaysia rush to leave before enforcement on illegals starts

Fri, 2022-07-01 09:40
July 01, 2022 9:40 AM

The recalibration programme allowing illegal immigrants to voluntarily return home started in November 2020.

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Higher ceiling price provide only 'slight relief' for Malaysia's poultry industry, analysts say

Fri, 2022-07-01 09:38
July 01, 2022 9:38 AM

Effective July 1, chicken will cost RM9.40 (S$2.97) a kg, up by 50 sen.

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Ports close in China's island province of Hainan as tropical storm Chaba looms

Fri, 2022-07-01 08:33
July 01, 2022 8:33 AM

Chaba originates in the South China Sea and is expected to reach southern China imminently.

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Hong Kong deploys massive security as Xi prepares to swear in new leader

Fri, 2022-07-01 07:47
July 01, 2022 7:47 AM

Former HK security chief John Lee will take over from Mrs Carrie Lam as the city's new chief executive.

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Beijing hits back at New Zealand's Ardern after Nato comments

Fri, 2022-07-01 07:34
July 01, 2022 7:34 AM

China’s goal in the Pacific is to ‘deepen’ relations, says embassy spokesman.

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China responds to 'provocations' of Australian, Canadian military aircraft

Fri, 2022-07-01 06:58
July 01, 2022 6:58 AM

Planes came too close to China-held islands, military spokesman says.

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Bhutan to welcome tourists 'who can spend' for first time since Covid-19

Fri, 2022-07-01 05:54
July 01, 2022 5:54 AM

Tourists would be allowed to enter Bhutan from Sept 23.


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North Korea says Covid-19 outbreak began with patients touching 'alien things' near border with South

Fri, 2022-07-01 05:51
July 01, 2022 5:51 AM

An teenage soldier and a child "contacted with alien things" in Ipho-ri early in April, says KCNA state media.

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City of change: Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary of handover

Fri, 2022-07-01 05:00
July 01, 2022 5:00 AM

From a British colony to Chinese territory, Hong Kong has undergone a seismic shift politically and socially under Beijing's direction since its handover to China on July 1, 1997. The Straits Times takes a look at how things have changed.

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Journalists need tech mastery to counter information wars: Nobel Peace prize winner Maria Ressa

Thu, 2022-06-30 23:14
June 30, 2022 11:14 PM

The Filipino veteran journalist also worries about fake news influencing elections in over 30 nations this year. 

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Thailand scrambles fighters after Myanmar jet airspace breach

Thu, 2022-06-30 21:18
June 30, 2022 9:18 PM

Thailand ordered its defence attache to issue a warning to the military government, its air force said, over what it called an airspace violation during a combat operation.

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Like Imelda, but minus the excesses, Marcos Jr's wife expected to co-steer country

Thu, 2022-06-30 21:06
June 30, 2022 9:06 PM

MANILA - By now, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr would have already assembled the ministers and department heads he needs to help him run his government.

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Thousands march in Udaipur to demand protection for Hindus after tailor's killing

Thu, 2022-06-30 19:41
June 30, 2022 7:41 PM

The march was allowed even though state police had barred public gatherings.

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Indians fear end of low-cost flights amid record high airfares

Thu, 2022-06-30 18:53
June 30, 2022 6:53 PM

Fares have surged by 30 to 50 per cent to their highest since the pandemic, driven by record high prices of jet fuel.

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