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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla Win Indonesia's 2014 Presidential Election

Presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his running mate Jusuf Kalla "JK" have won Indonesia's 2014 presidential election as announced by the General Election Commission here on Tuesday night, reports Indonesia's Antaranews.com.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

ICRC Facilitates Evacuation Of Sick And Injured People In Gaza

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- The International Committee of the Red Cross has succeeded in facilitating an agreement between the Israel Defence Force and Hamas to allow for immediate evacuation of the sick and injured people in Gaza's Shuja'iyya neighbourhood on Sunday.

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9 hrs ago | Business Times

Thai coup leader to meet king on new constitution

Thailand's junta chief is set to meet the king on Tuesday to win approval for an interim constitution that will map out year-long political reforms expected to curb the influence of fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

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13 hrs ago | News24

.com | Thai junta reverses gag order on media

The apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and the loss of nearly 300 lives could be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis, piling pressure on key players, especially Russia.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

China's Meat Scandal Probe Expands Nationwide

China's top food quality watchdog has launched a nationwide probe into a meat scandal involving meat supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thai Army-led National Council For Peace & Order Continues Peace...

The army-led National Council for Peace and Order will continue peace talks with representatives of insurgents in the violence-plagued Thai far South, Thai News Agency reported.

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Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine

California Deletes Safe Lane-Splitting Guidelines

The California Highway Patrol and other state government agencies have removed information from their websites about how motorcyclists can safely execute lane-splitting maneuvers because of one complaint from one man in Sacramento.

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China Daily

Thailand exempts Chinese tourists from visa fees for three months

Chinese tourists visit the Vimanmek mansion in Bangkok, Thailand, July 18, 2014.

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Squamish Chief

Nation's capital to host youth empowerment summit in 2016 after Bangkok

Ottawa was chosen Monday to host the four-day One Young World summit in 2016, winning a competition to hold the event.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesia's Thermal Coal Demand To Double By 2022

Indonesia's demand for thermal coal is expected to double by 2022 to help meet its annual growth in electricity demand of around 8.4 per cent, Vietnam News Agency reported the state-run power group Perusahaan Listrik Negara as saying.

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Malaysian National News Agency

South Korea, Japan Seek Industrial Zone Near India's Capital

South Korea and Japan have sought to set up industrial zones in the western state of Rajasthan's town of Neemrana, some 100 kms from the national capital, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local media report.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Kenya Concludes Negotiations With World Bank On 4.3 Billion Shillings Petroleum Project

The government has concluded negotiations with the World Bank to finance the Kenya petroleum technical assistance project at a cost of 4.3 billion shillings.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Illegal OFWs use KL,Bangkok to enter Middle East

Undocumented overseas Filipino workers seeking greener pastures in the Middle East are using Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Bangkok, Thailand as entry points, Vice President Jejomar Binay said yesterday.

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The Olympian

Thai junta's gag on media raises alarm, criticism

In this June 13, 2014 file photo, Thailand's Army commander Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, left, arrives at the Royal Thai Army Club in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Top Economist: AEC Will Boost Asean Bargaining Power

BANGKOK, July 19 -- A world-class economist, Richard Duncan, who formerly worked for the US-based World Bank and chief economist at Singapore's Blackhorse Asset Management, foresees that the formation of the Asean Economic Community by the end of 2015 should boost the bargaining power of Asean member countries, including Thailand, Thai News Agency ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand's Business Operators Urged To Trade In Yuan With China

BANGKOK, July 19 -- The Bank of Thailand has encouraged and supported local business operators to trade with China in yuan, the Chinese currency, to ease their foreign exchange risks and to expand their businesses simultaneously, Thai News Agency reported.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Belarus National Air Carrier Changes Flight Routes To Avoid Ukrainian Airspace After Fatal Crash

The Belarusian national air carrier Belavia has changed the routes of flights over eastern Ukraine where a fatal air crash occurred Thursday, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing the press service of Belavia as saying on Friday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

ACDL Adds New Investor To Ho Tram Strip Project

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 -- NewCity Capital through its investment vehicle NewCity Ho Tram Investment Company is the new financial partner of Asian Coast Development Limited for the Ho Tram Strip development in southern Vietnam.

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CNET News.com

Human Clock TV tells time with video clips

I could accuse the Human Clock of being a time waster. The original Human Clock has been around since 2001 as a website that simply shows the time in a series of photographs that change every minute.

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CBS News

CTM Playlist: July 18, 2014

In 1989, rocker Billy Idol allegedly embarked on a three-week-long drugs and sex spree in the penthouse suite of the Oriental hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, reportedly racking up a bill of $250,000 for the party and subsequent damage to the room.

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