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The remains of seven Malaysians and two Dutch victims of downed jetliner MH17 have arrived at KL Internatonal Airport from Amsterdam on Tuesday morning, The Star reports. Seoul and Washington were seeking to arrange a meeting between South Korea’s presidential National Security Office chief Kim Kwan-jin and US National Security Adviser Susan Rice to discuss missile defence, writes The Korea Herald. Indonesia's Golkar Party and the Democratic Party appeared to be backing away from joining the ruling coalition of president-elect Joko Widodo, says The Jakarta Post. A Beijing official was heckled by angry protesters in Hong Kong when he tried to explain the central government's stance on constitutional reform, according to The Straits Times. Four Philippines military reservists were arrested after their plan to bomb an airport terminal in Makati City was foiled, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports.

 

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