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22 August 2012

Publication Date : 22-08-2012

 

Myanmar media is not totally free yet despite government's recent announcement that it was lifting censorship on all publications, Asia News Network reports. South Korea dismisses Japan's proposal for an international litigation over the sovereignty of Dokdo islets, says The Korea Herald. Chinese continue to seek residency overseas, despite tightening immigration rules in many destinations popular with these immigrants, writes China Daily. Thailand will be hit by a rise in excise tax on cigarettes and liquor, reports The Nation. Malaysia hypermarts losing millions to shoplifting syndicates, according to The Star.

 

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