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Indian e-visa for 43 nations

India launches e-visa facility for 43 nations

Government of India introduces e-visa facility for 43 nations to promote tourism. The Indian government has opened its e-visa facility for 43 nations, in a bid to promote the country’s tourism sector. This has been expected to increase...
Nepal and India power deal

Nepal to sign $1 billion power deal with India

Neighboring countries Nepal and India to ink hydroelectric power deal. Nepal and India will sign a $1.04 billion power deal for building a 900 MW hydropower plant in light of chronic energy shortages in the region. According to reports, while...
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Australia and China agree to landmark free trade agreement

Game-changing FTA to be signed between Australia and China in 2015. Australia and China will sign an agreed upon landmark free trade agreement (FTA) by 2015 that will facilitate large-scale Chinese investments in Australia by doing away with...
Chinese President Xi Jinping visits South Korea

China to sign free trade agreement with South Korea

By next year, China intends to sign a free trade agreement with South Korea after talks. China will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea in 2015 after pertaining talks and negotiations, it was announced on November 17, 2014, on...
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Philippines observes Typhoon Haiyan anniversary

A year after Typhoon Haiyan tore through central Philippine, as thousands remember the dead. In memory of those who fell to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines a year ago, thousands of people took to streets for a memorial walk through the city...
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China to sign extradition treaty with Australia

China is working out an extradition treaty with Australia to catch hold of its corrupt officials. In a bid to align its public office with public trust, China will sign an extradition treaty with Australia to get back its economic fugitives,...
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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests get violent again

Tensions escalate as Hong Kong pro-democracy protests experience clash with dozens of police officers. Fresh clashes were reported on November 6, 2014, as the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests took a violent turn once again. The clash between...
Shisha ban singapore November 2014

Singapore to ban Shisha due to associated health risks

Import and sale of Shisha to be banned in Singapore from November 2014. The health ministry of Singapore will impose a ban on the import, distribution and sale of shisha in the country owing to the associated health risks, it was announced...
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Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Movement’ completes a month

Protesters still standing after one month into the ‘Umbrella Movement’ in Hong Kong. It has been a month since the mass pro-democracy ‘Umbrella Movement’ broke out in the streets of Hong Kong. In order to reinvigorate...
China Electric vehicles tax exemption

China encourages citizens to buy electric vehicles

Government of China encourages the purchase of electric vehicles, in a bid to tackle air pollution. China’s local and central government urged its population to turn to electric vehicles (EV), in an attempt to contain the country’s...