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31 July 2012

Publication Date : 31-07-2012


As tension continues in Myanmar's Rakhine state, observers are worried it could sow the seeds of fresh Rohingya militancy, says The Straits Times. In India, thousands suffer as 500 trains are hit by power failure, in what is deemed as the worst power crisis in a decade, reports The Statesman.  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appoints her deputy prime minister to handle the insurgency in south Thailand, says The Nation. Speculation rises over a possible suspension of a joint project between North Korea and China to build an industrial belt along the border, writes The Korea Herald. The last of the Chinese flotilla of some 20 fishing boats have left the disputed waters off Pagasa Island in the West Philippine Sea, according to Philippine Daily Inquirier.


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