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26 April 2012

Publication Date : 26-04-2012

 

North Korea’s new power structure takes shape as Kim Jong-un officially takes the helm of the Workers’ Party and the National Defence Commission, The Korea Herald notes. The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front agree to create a new autonomous political entity to replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, according to the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Bo Xilai's son defends lifestyle and grades, The Straits Times reports. China offers more 'green cards', easier visa-free entry and greater incentives to attract foreign expertise, says China Daily. Malaysia and Hong Kong sign a deal to prevent the payment of double taxes by companies and individuals, according to The Star.

 

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