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A report in The China Post quotes Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou as saying that the use of automatic weapons by a Philippine government vessel to strafe an unarmed and unprovocative fishing boat was “cold-blooded murder”. Filipinos are no longer welcome in Taiwan restaurants, Philippine Daily Inquirer quotes an official as saying. Thai Spring launches online campaign against PM Yingluck Shinawatra, The Nation says. Japan to start developing a large, next-generation rocket next year, aiming to shift the design and development of the new device to private companies to reduce costs, The Yomiuri Shimbun reports. Hoax phone calls hit flights from Chongqing and Guangzho forcing them to land or face delays on Friday, China Daily writes.
Swing by Hong Kong from now till June 9 to see a giant inflatable 16.5m-high rubber duck
Decorated rather like something out of 'Alice in Wonderland', the Book Shop in Bangkok is a great mix of surreal interiors and amazing food
Musicians from China and the world will perform at the 2013 Beijing Modern Music Festival on May 18-24 with a concert titled Wing of the Dream
China not ready for insect diet, expert warns
China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says could help solve the food crisis
Did Singa's 'resignation' letter lack kindness?
Mixed reactions to kindness group's latest campaign to generate feedback
A Chinese village that time forgot
Pancun village has been left unspoiled by modern life, giving visitors a rare glimpse into life as it was lived in a different time
Shimmering in silk
A menswear brand comes up with a limited edition collection of silk suits for the guy around town