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24 May 2012

Publication Date : 24-05-2012


The Philippines accuses China of flaring tensions further by sending more government and fishing vessels to Scarborough Shoal, reports Philippine Daily Inquirer. Slower expansion in China would ripple across Asia, World Bank warns as it cuts China growth forecast to 8.2 per cent, according to China Daily. Pakistan awards 33-year jail term to a doctor for helping the CIA acquire DNA samples of members of Osama bin Laden’s family, Dawn reports. S. Korea, US agree to measures enhancing Korea’s investigative rights in criminal cases involving US soldiers, The Korea Herald says. Japanese politics in for a shake-up ahead of the next general election, The Straits Times reports. Myanmar is planning talks for reconciliation of ethnic minorities, according to The Nation.


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