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China has denied any involvement in recent violence in northern Myanmar and claims of its association with the local ethnic militia, China Daily reports. Japan PM Shinzo Abe said he will issue a statement to reflect on postwar history in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the end of WW II, says The Yomiuri Shimbun. Nusakambangan prison island which is the execution site of five foreign drug convicts last month is a breeding ground for hardliners, says The Jakarta Post. Lecturers from Thammasat University have accused the university's administrators of unfairly dismissing noted historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul, according to The Nation. The anniversary celebration of Philippine's People Power revolution recorded the lowest turnout in 29 years as protestors outnumber the commemorators of the event, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports.

 

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