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The painstaking search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continues with 58 possible locations within the current search area identified following a bathymetric survey, The Star says. Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says there is no room for corruption in his administration and vows to dump ministers who fail to perform, writes The Nation. Hundreds of accounts on leading instant messaging platform WeChat have been shut down or disabled by its parent company, Tencent, in the wake of increased Chinese government regulation of such services, reports China Daily. Seventy-five heavily armed Filipino peacekeepers besieged by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights are ready to use “deadly force” to defend themselves, Philippine Daily Inquirer says quoting the peacekeepers' commander. Cases of sexual abuse of teenagers in South Korea rose for the second straight year in 2013, with a sharp increase in the number of male victims, The Korea Herald reports quoting a lawmaker.
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