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28 April 2012

Publication Date : 28-04-2012

 

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani hits back hard at his political foes, telling the National Assembly he would not cede office unless the house disqualifies him, says Dawn. The United Nations has approved the Philippines’ territorial claim to Benham Rise, an undersea landmass in the Pacific Ocean potentially rich in mineral and natural gas deposits, according to Philippine Daily Inquirer. Lady Gaga criticises South Korean government’s decision, as the US pop star wows some 50,000 people at the Olympic stadium in Seoul, writes The Korea Herald. Thailand's top retailer Tesco will launch Internet shopping, allowing customers to order dry and fresh-food products online, says The Nation. Myanmar transition gathers pace, but still has lengthy road to travel, comments The China Post.

 

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