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10 March 2012

Publication Date : 10-03-2012

 

A multi-billion power deal gives China a foothold in Nepal marking the Asian giant's entry into a sector in the Himalayan nation, says The Straits Times. Indonesia and Singapore are set to take up contentious bilateral issues such as extradition and asset recovery, according to The Jakarta Post. Cambodia and Vietnam are set to expand border cooperation and boost bilateral trade to US$5 billion, writes The Cambodia Herald.  In Malaysia, the public is warned against candies that glow in the dark found to contain toxic chemicals, says The Star. Wild elephants in China get free meals in 'canteens' to reduce their visits to farmlands that cause conflicts with farmers, reports China Daily.

 

 

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