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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Barack Obama held a bilateral summit of about 100 minutes in Tokyo on Thursday, reaffirming that the Japan-US alliance will lead the Asia-Pacific region in the security and economic spheres, The Yomiuri Shimbun reports. But Obama's promise of military cover for Japan's claim on the Diaoyu Islands faces the potential of backfiring, China Daily quotes observers as saying. Sewol search turns increasingly grim as more bodies are recovered from the sunken ferry, The Korea Herald writes. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world mourned the garment workers who died in the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh one year ago, according to The Daily Star. Hong Kong victims of the 2010 Manila tragedy to get 115 million pesos (US$2.60 million) as traders raised money for the compensation package, Philippine Daily Inquirer says.

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