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  1. China denies Scarborough Shoal construction, says values Philippine ties

    CHINA's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denied reports that China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The post China denies Scarborough Shoal construction, says values Philippine ties appeared first on Asian…
  2. US plans to charge Malaysian businessman linked to 1MDB

    PROSECUTORS in the U.S. are planning to file criminal charges against the elusive Malaysian businessman allegedly linked to the Southeast Asian country's massive sovereign state fund scandal. The post US plans to charge Malaysian businessman linked to 1MDB appeared first on Asian…
  3. South Korea: Ousted president Park interrogated 14 hours in graft probe

    FORMER South Korean President Park Geun-hye left prosecutors' offices early on Wednesday after being questioned in an investigation into a corruption scandal that brought an early end to her political career. The post South Korea: Ousted president Park interrogated 14 hours in graft probe appeared first on Asian…
  4. Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance

    JAPAN is moving to pass its strictest ever smoking law in an attempt to clean up the country’s image before it hosts millions of international visitors at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The post Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance appeared first on Asian C…
  5. North Korea’s latest missile test a failure – US, South Korea military

    THE US military detected a failed North Korean missile launch attempt, with a missile exploding within seconds of its launch, a US military spokesman said. The post North Korea’s latest missile test a failure – US, South Korea military appeared first on Asian…