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03 August 2012

Publication Date : 03-08-2012

 

The Asean as a body must show it can forge consensus on tough issues, The Straits Times quotes experts. Chinese fishing vessels leave Scarborough Shoal but rope off the lagoon to prevent other fishermen from getting in, reports Philippine Daily Inquirer. Intelligence sources say security officials are far too laid back in dealing with insurgency in the south, says The Nation. Hearings have yet to tackle alternatives to nuclear power to sustain Japan's energy needs, writes The Yomiuri Shimbun. Cambodia needs to invest at least US$100 million a year to electrify its rural areas, reports The Cambodia Herald.

 

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