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08 August 2012

Publication Date : 08-08-2012

 

Third typhoon in a week forces evacuation of tens of thousands in China, reports China Daily. Taiwan government beefs up defence of Taiping island in South China Sea, according to The China Post. Corruption cases against Indonesia's ruling Democratic Party politicians will persuade voters to abandon the party in 2014 general elections, The Jakarta Post writes quoting a survey. Eleven people were killed and over a million affected in the Philippines due to monsoon rains, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports. People living along the Mekong River lodge petition against Thai authorities's involvement in Xayaburi dam, proposed by Laos, says The Nation.

 

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