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01 August 2012

Publication Date : 01-08-2012

 

A massive blackout affecting over 600 million people highlights the need for urgent reforms in India's power sector, says The Straits Times. The Chinese military dismisses reports that it is preparing for war to defend its territory in the South China Sea, reports China Daily. The torture dispute escalates as South Korea plans to take China's human rights abuses to the UN, writes The Korea Herald. Forty-six opposition leaders are indicted over an arson case in Bangladesh, according to The Daily Star. Vietnam and Cambodia trade reaches US$3 billion a year, says The Cambodia Herald.

 

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