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24 April 2012

Publication Date : 24-04-2012

 

No-show by Suu Kyi's party at oath-taking even as EU lifts sanctions for a year, The Straits Times says. North Korea’s military threatens to take “special actions soon” against the Seoul government and conservative media in response of President Lee Myung-bak’s criticism of the communist regime, according to The Korea Herald. Police across South China's Guangdong province have seized more than 700 guns, 20,000 replica weapons, 500,000 bullets, and 6,000 knives in a campaign from March 1 to April 15 targeting gun-related crimes, China Daily reports. Taiwan to relax foreign worker restrictions, says The China Post. Philippine President Aquino insists the Philippines has jurisdiction over disputed waters even as he seeks a diplomatic solution to the impasse, according to the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

 

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