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A regulation prohibiting people from wearing or forcing others to wear clothes or logos associated with religious extremism has been passed in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to China Daily. The Philippines called on China to respect the country’s judicial system as it asserted its sovereign right to enforce the country’s laws and penaliae violators caught poaching within its waters, says the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Thai police are tracing more corrupt officials after probing lists of bribe-takers seized from a fugitive, Pattani-based businessman who ran an illegal band petrol trade in the far south, The Nation reports. The Japan News apologises for inappropriate expressions used in comfort women articles. Asian shoppers flock to Korean online shops as the country's e-commerce market ride high on the popularity of K-pop, The Korea Herald writes.

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