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Korea

North Korea restarts inactive nuclear reactor

Recent reports suggest that North Korea has restarted one of its nuclear reactors, which stopped its operations back in 2007. The latest move made by North Korea is most likely going to increase suspense on the Korean Peninsula, before the beginning...
japan and china

Dispute between China and Japan affects APEC focus on trade

The city of Beijing has been announced as the host of 2014’s regional summit and the latest announcement has spoiled the relations between China and Japan and has also put a question mark on the delicate relationship between the two Asian...
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South Korean president Park arrives in Bali

The president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye arrived in Bali, Indonesia on Sunday, October 6, 2013. The South Korean president arrived in Bali and will remain in the country for eight days, in an attempt to improve cooperation with Asia-Pacific...
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US, Japan and Australia warned by China not to team up in sea dispute

The United States, Japan and Australia on October 7, 2013 have been warned by China that they must not take advantage of their alliance as an excuse to get involved in territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea. China has...
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Chinese president Xi Jinping promises stronger ties with Indonesia

The president of China, Xi Jinping promised on October 2, 2013 that he will establish an Asian investment bank in order to help facilitate connectivity within the Southeast Asian region. Xi said that the bank will be offering capital support...
US shut down

Shutdown in US to significantly impact Philippine economy

Economists are predicting that the shutdown of the US government – which happened after the deadlock between Democrats and Republicans in Congress – is going to affect the Philippine economy significantly, if the current situation...
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Lalu Prasad convicted in fodder scam case in India

A CBI-designated court on September 30, 2013 reached an important verdict and convicted all the 45 accused in fodder scam case, which also includes the chief of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Lalu Prasad Yadav. After the verdict, Yadav has been...

China to discuss trade in services

A Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesperson on September 26, 2013 said that the country will soon join the talks for a deal on trade in services. The spokesperson went on to say that the plan will be in accordance with need for economic restructuring...
Venezuela

China and Venezuela sign 12 deals

The President of China Xi Jinping and the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro came to several agreements during his first trip to China on September 22, 2013, from a multibillion-dollar oil deals to agricultural deals. The agreements were signed...
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Abe orders decommission of 2 Fukushima reactors

The problem of constant toxic water leak is slowly taking a controversial turn and is also putting a question mark on the safety of the surrounding prefectures in the country. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will be taking a...