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Investigators discover the likely impact point of the ill-fated TransAsia Airlines light GE222, The China Post notes. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III's approval rating went eight points down, says the Philippine Daily Inquirer. South Korean President Park Geun-hye meets with Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House as both parties try to resolve the so-called comfort women issue, The Korea Herald writes. A car bomb explodes in Betong district in Yala, south Thailand, Friday evening, killing at least two people and wounding 34 others, three of them seriously, The Nation says. South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed the first foot-and-mouth disease since 2011, The Korea Herald reports.

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Sharapova adds oomph to Manila Mavericks

Boost to team of Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Kirsten Flipkens, Filipino Treat Huey and former world beaters Daniel Nestor and Carlos Moya

On the trail of xiao long bao

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Tokyo Philharmonic celebrates 103th anniversary with world tour

Japanese conductor Eiji Oue will lead the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra on an international tour this month to celebrate its 103rd anniversary

End of privacy

End of privacy
Social media networks are only a part of the digital spectrum in which people share their own information willingly or unwittingly

Privacy in peril amid prevalence of social media

Privacy in peril amid prevalence of social media
There is an increasing concern about the possibility of personal data being acquired by complete strangers on SNS

100 millionth Filipino due early Sunday

100 millionth Filipino due early Sunday
'The event would bring hope and challenges to the country as it struggles to give its people a better quality of life'

The joy of travelling for the visually impaired

The joy of travelling for the visually impaired
The lack of sightseeing options does not deter the blind and visually impaired from travelling

Big plans for tiny times

Big plans for tiny times
The latest installment of the highly criticised but immensely popular film series about a group of wealthy Shanghai youngsters is about to hit Chinese cinemas

Understanding contemporary South Korea through K-pop

Understanding contemporary South Korea through K-pop
Sociologist John Lie critically examines development of K-pop in new book


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