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Japan PM has unveiled a US$6.1 billion aid to five Mekong nations during the Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo, The Yomiuri Shimbun reports. The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights group urge the international community to observe military court proceedings against 14 anti-coup students, writes The Nation. Malaysia PM Najib Razak will take legal action against the Wall Street Journal over an article alleging that he received money from state investment arm 1MDB, says The Star. Meanwhile, three firms are raided over funds Najib allegedly received from 1MDB, according to The Straits Times. Ulemas in Pakistan will campaign in favour of the polio vaccine, Dawn reports.

 

 

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