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20 June2012

Publication Date : 20-06-2012

 

Leaders of the five-member Brics group consider setting up a foreign-exchange reserve pool and a currency-swap arrangement to address the threat of the global economic crisis, reports China Daily. Thousands are being evacuated as Taiwan braces for tropical storm, says The China Post. The Philippine Palace expects the country’s diplomats to clarify with their Chinese counterparts conflicting statements over the status of Chinese vessels in Scarborough, says Philippine Daily Inquirer. North Korea is under growing pressure from the international community to cease punishment of repatriated defectors, writes The Korea Herald. The Thai Cabinet delays the decision on the US request for Nasa's use of airbase, writes The Nation
 


 

 

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