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Nuclear plants in China to get approvals

The State Energy Commission said that China is working on accelerating its approvals for nuclear energy and will be releasing new projects in the country’s coastal areas in order to ensure energy security, as well as economic growth. The...
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Philippines announces visa-free privilege for seven countries

There are some good news ahead for foreign tourists who are planning a holiday in the Philippines, as the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on April 15, 2014 that it has allowed visa-free privileges to seven countries....
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China preparing to build up nuclear power grid

France-based power generation giant Alstom SA stated on April 15, 2014 that it is expecting to supply a massive portion of the steam turbine market for China’s nuclear power generation. The Asian country is considered to be the fastest-growing...
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Lanzhou in China dealing with tap water contamination

The city of Lanzhou – the capital of northwest Gansu Province in China – has been dealing with tap water contamination. It has been reported that on April 11, 2014, the city’s authorities worked all night in order to fight...
A boy poses with a chicken burger at a fast food outlet in Taipei

Taiwan planning to ban junk food ads on TV channels for kids

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) of Taiwan proposed a bill on April 9, 2014, which will ban broadcasting commercials for junk food on TV channels intended for children. The bill included five kinds of junk food which will be banned. Those...
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China’s railway operator to launch new rail lines in 2014

The national railway operator of China announced in a report on April 9, 2014 that it is all set to launch 48 new rail lines in 2014. The latest development represents a significant increase from the 44 projects which were originally budgeted...
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South Korean youth facing unemployment issues

There are a few indicators which have pointed out towards South Korea making a good economic recovery. The output in the country has been increasing due to exports. In addition to that, consumer spending in South Korea has improved thanks to...
foreign tourists

Arrival of tourists from abroad increases in Indonesia

It has been reported that the number of tourists from abroad arriving in Indonesia in January 2014 and February 2014 has reached 1,455,745. The recent figure shows an increase from 1,292,743 during the same period in 2013. The country’s...
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Protests against chemical plant in China continue

People in southern China are protesting against a proposed chemical plant in the region. The recent protests have now been spread all the way to the provincial capital of Guangzhou on April 1, 2014, despite the fact that authorities have mentioned...
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Indonesia to open 9 non-commercial airports in 2014

The Transportation Ministry of Indonesia is all set to open nine non-commercial airports in the eastern parts of the country. The latest move has been decided upon in an attempt to improve domestic connectivity, as well as increase economic...