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18 May 2012

Publication Date : 18-05-2012


India is drafting a constitution amendment to enable the long-awaited exchange of 111 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh and 51 Bangladeshi enclaves in the Indian territory, reports The Daily Star. China is expected to resume the expansion of its nuclear power sector next month, with many plans reaching the final approval stage, says China Daily. Japan sees strong economy growth in the January-March quarter, reporting a 4.1-per-cent GDP increase in price-adjusted real terms, according to The Yomiuri Shimbun. Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou vows to further enhance Taiwan's trade liberalisation in the upcoming four years by signing various international trade pacts, writes The China Post. Academics in Thailand are calling on the government to destroy Hawaiian papaya in the western Kanchanaburi province after a recent study finds the crops may be contaminated with genetically modified organisms, says The Nation.


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