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14 August 2012

Publication Date : 14-08-2012

 

South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak blasts Japan for not admitting its past atrocities, says The Korea Herald. Taiwanese activists will depart for the disputed Tiaoyu Islands and will join forces with Hong Kong activists to protest Japan's claim of sovereignty over the islands, according to The China Post. North Korean delegation visits China in a move seen as an effort to boost battered economy, China Daily reports. The Philippines braces for more rains as tropical storm ‘Helen’ heads north, the Philippine Daily Inquirer says. Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra cancels an appearance at a red-shirt gathering in Los Angeles on Sunday due to rowdy protesters, The Nation notes.

 

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