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09 May 2012

Publication Date : 09-05-2012

 

China warns the Philippines over the disputed Scarborough territory and says it is prepared  for any escalation of the situation, China Daily reports. Thirty-two Chinese ships in the shoal are reportedly barring Filipinos from their traditional fishing grounds, according to Philippine Daily Inquirer. South Korea and Japan lay the ground for closer military cooperation as the North Korea threat and regional instability grows, The Korea Herald says. Following a deadly tornado on Sunday, severe winds damage 212 buildings in Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan, The Yomiuri Shimbun writes. Indonesia's human rights commission reveals evidence of ‘systematic killings’ in 1965, The Jakarta Post reports.

 

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