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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...
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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...
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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...
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Chinese president to resume FTA talks with Gulf Cooperation Council

The Chinese President Xi Jinping asked on September 16, 2013 for an early restart of negotiations for a free trade area (FTA) between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which Xi called an important partner of China. Remarks were made...
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Korean and Vietnamese leaders agree to seal FTA

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Truong Tan Sang – who is her Vietnamese counterpart – agreed on September 9, 2013 to complete a free bilateral trade agreement by 2014. Other agreements were to continue to boost cooperation...
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President of China Xi Jinping visits Uzbekistan

The President of China, Xi Jinping, arrived to UzbekistanĀ on September 8, 2013, with an aim to improve bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries. Upon his arrival, Xi delivered a written speech in which he appreciated the...
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Singapore PM visits Beijing to strengthen relations with China

On August 25, 2013, the prime minister of Singapore arrived in Beijing, which marked his fifth official visit to China. The visit of the Singapore PM came amidst high expectations from both countries that bilateral ties will be improved. On...