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27 min ago | Business Times

Thailand's Bangkok Land plans Sept IPO for US$627m REIT

The IMPACT Growth REIT would be Thailand's first and would use as its underlying assets properties at the company's IMPACT Muang Thong Thai exhibition hall, managing director Peter Kanjanapas told reporters.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Global Media Forum Provides Feedback To UN - Indonesian Official

The 2014 Global Media Forum is expected to provide feedback to the United Nations in formulating the post-2015 work programs, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported an official as saying here Wednesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Abu Dhabi University Receives International Accreditation From Abet

Abu Dhabi University's College of Engineering has received international accreditation from the world-renowned prestigious Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Emirates News Agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Security Tightened For Susilo-Jokowi Meeting

Security officials from the National Defence Forces and National Police have secured the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center where President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will meet on Wednesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Energy Talks Of Russia, EU, Ukraine Expected On Sept 6

Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said after a working visit to the Belarusian capital Minsk that energy talks between the fuel and energy ministers of Ukraine, Russia and European Union is expected to take place on Sept 6, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported the Ukrainian leader's press service as saying on Wednesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Qatar Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire

Qatar has welcomed the agreement reached in Cairo for a ceasefire in Gaza, Qatar News Agency reported.

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The York Daily Record

Asia's old communities vanishing amid rapid growth

Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Asia's old communities vanishing amid rapid growth

Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

UN To Increase Ebola Response In Sierra Leone

The United Nations is committed to the surge Ebola response in Sierra Leone, but warns that reduction of flights would hamper the response.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Standards Regulator Shuts McDonald's Restaurant In Russia's Yekaterinburg

YEKATERINBURG, Aug 26 -- Russia's foods standards agency has ordered temporary closure of a McDonald's restaurant in the Urals region city of Yekaterinburg, the fifth such shutdown among the fast food chain's Russian outlets in recent weeks, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported McDonald's as saying Tuesday.

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UDaily

Terzian, Theinthong, Slane named UD women's golf captains for 2014-15

Terzian and Slane will serve as team captains for the second consecutive season, while Theinthong begins her first year as captain.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Iranian Researcher Wins UNESCO Award

An Iranian researcher and scientist of Royan Institute, Dr Hossein Bahravand, has won the 2014 UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize, Iran's Mehr News Agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesia Evaluating Partners To Develop Sukhoi Simulator

Indonesia is currently finalising initial plans to build a Sukhoi simulator by evaluating the list of countries, which may be involved in the project, Deputy Defence Minister Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin noted.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Colombia: Three Soldiers Killed In Clash With Rebels

BOGOTA, COLUMBI, Aug 26 -- Three Colombian soldiers were killed and four others wounded Monday in a battle with combatants of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in the northeastern Arauca Department.

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Business Times

Thailand's junta to lend farmers US$345m to battle loan sharks

Thailand's military government will lend farmers and their children a combined 11 billion baht in an effort to fight off loan sharks as high levels of household debt drag on economic recovery, a state bank said on Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Some 25,000 University Scholarships For Students In Peru

Peru's National Scholarships Program and Educational Credit budget will be larger starting next year, resulting in 25,000 scholarships for deserving students who intend to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies at universities in Peru or overseas.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Indian External Affairs Minister Arrives In Hanoi For Official Visit

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Hanoi on Sunday for talks with Vietnamese top leadership.

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Malaysian National News Agency

China Welcomes Vietnam's Compensation On Anti-China Riots

By Niam Seet Wei BEIJING, Aug 25 -- China has welcomed Vietnam's decision to provide compensation for the victims involved in an anti-Chinese campaign in May, said China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Cambodian King Visits Beijing For Medical Check-up

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Monday left for Beijing for a regular medical check-up, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Aussie Trade Minister On Six-day Visit To Myanmar

Australia's Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will make a six-day visit to Myanmar starting Tuesday, to promote responsible bilateral trade and investment ties and advance Australia's trade and economic interests within Asean and the East Asia Summit.

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