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13 May 2012

Publication Date : 13-05-2012

 

Free-trade agreement negotiation between China, Japan and South Korea will probably begin within this year, says China Daily. The Philippines and China are talking again, and they are trying to work out a temporary solution to their dispute over Scarborough, writes Philippine Daily Inquirer. Thai PM Yingluck heads to Bahrain, Qatar to boost relations, cooperation in trade and medical services, says The Nation. Prolonged shutdown hits life in Nepal, as the indefinite strike enters its 16th consecutive day, according to The Kathmandu Post. Production in around 350 garment factories remained suspended in Bangladesh, as workers took to the streets following rumours of a co-worker's death, reports The Daily Star.

 

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