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A week after ill-fated ferry Sewol plunged into the ocean, people across South Korea suffer from emotional scars, with the mass depression seen taking a larger toll on students and teachers, The Korea Herald reports. The leader of the Democrat Party yesterday offered to help in efforts to extricate Thailand from the ongoing political impasse and urged the prime minister to join the efforts for the sake of the country, says The Nation. China announced 80 major public infrastructure projects to arrest the economy's slowdown while experimenting with wider access for private and overseas investors, according to China Daily. The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) wants overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East who have been tested for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) to get a clearance first before returning to the country, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports. In Indonesia, the East Jakarta Police launched an investigation into Cipinang Penitentiary on information that the prison was host to a crystal methamphetamine factory, according to The Jakarta Post.
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