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21 August 2012

Publication Date : 21-08-2012

 

Japan plans to appoint new envoys to US, South Korea and China to rebuild increasingly strained bilateral relations, according to The Yomiuri Shimbun. Japan's series of diplomatic reshuffles disclosed yesterday may not make huge a difference according to analysts, China Daily writes. Dokdo row between South Korea and Japan sparks concerns of trade, cultural backlash, says The Korea Herald. Thailand's most famous fugitive ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra ends visit, US on defensive, The Nation reports. Philippine Catholic Church goes after Ateneo professors for heresy after signed a statement declaring support for the controversial reproductive health bill, Philippine Daily Inquirer says.

 

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