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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

US, Asia-Pacific Navy Adopt Code Of Conduct On Communication At Sea

Naval chiefs from US and Asian-Pacific nations including Vietnam adopted a code of conduct on Tuesday aimed at improving communication at sea to reduce the possibility of conflict, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Pacific's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Samoa

WELLINGTON, April 23 -- A number of international organisations are to support the construction of the Pacific's largest solar energy array in Samoa, Xinhua news agency reported.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

India's Foreign Secretary To Visit Japan

Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will travel to Tokyo on Wednesday to hold consultations with Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki on bilateral, regional and international issues.

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13 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

MERS Outbreak Not An Epidemic, Says Saudi Health Ministry

The recent outbreak of MERS in Saudi Arabia is not an epidemic due to the small number of cases, said Assistant Undersecretary of Omra Affairs at the Hajj Ministry, Abdullah Marghani.

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17 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Asean Businesswomen Network Debuts In Hanoi

The newly-formed ASEAN Businesswomen Network made its debut at a conference in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency reported The network, which is expected to promote economic cooperation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations bloc and other countries, was highlighted in the ASEAN Culture-Society Community's master ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Australia To Spend US$11 Billion On 58 More Next-generation F-35s

Australia will buy 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters at a cost of more than A$12 billion after the Federal Government gave the go ahead for the purchase on Tuesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Chinese Consulate General Denounces Claims Of Spies At Australian Universities

The Chinese consulate general in Sydney has denounced Australian media claims of Chinese spies at the country's leading universities, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Argentina To Eliminate Some Taxes On Bio Diesel

BUENOS AIRES, April 22 -- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has asked Congress to eliminate some of the taxes paid by biodiesel manufacturers in a bid to support an industry hard hit by European Union anti-dumping measures, which was the country's main export market.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sri Lanka To Deport British Tourist Over Buddha Tattoo

A 35-year-old British woman faces deportation for sporting a Buddha tattoo in Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka, where disrespect for the religion by foreigners is frowned upon.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Second Somali MP Killed In Two Days

Unknown gunmen shot dead a lawmaker in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, the second member of parliament killed in the last 24 hours.

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Malaysian National News Agency

OPEC Aid Agency Grants Cuba US$50 Million

The aid arm of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to grant Cuba 50 million U.S. dollars over the next few years to renovate infrastructure and boost agriculture, state daily Granma reported.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Remains Of Mozambique Plane Crash Victims Repatriated To Maputo

The remains of 14 Mozambicans who perished in last November's plane crash in Namibia were repatriated to Mozambique capital Maputo on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Poll: South African Ruling Party Likely To Win Two-Thirds Majority In Polls

JOHANNESBURG, April 21 -- South Africa's ruling African National Congress is poised to win a two-thirds majority in the upcoming general elections on May 7, Xinhua news agency reports citing a survey.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Lat Am Youth Summit Begins In Bolivia Tuesday

LA PAZ, Bolivia, April 21 -- A delegation of Cuban youngsters participating in a Latin American Youth Summit is already in the eastern city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the venue for the meeting Tuesday.

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Bangkok Post

'Hottest day' in Bangkok Sunday

Bangkok residents are on their way to the theoretical hottest day of the year on Sunday, when the sun will be closest to the city and directly above it.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand - Security Intensified In Areas Where Israeli Communities Reside

Thai police have stepped up security measures in several areas in Bangkok where Israelis reside following a recent arrest of two men suspected of being foreign terrorists, Thai News Agency reported.

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HCM City Rescues 21 Endangered Animals In First Quarter Of 2014

HO CHI MINH CITY, April 21 -- HCM City-based Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station said 21 animals belonging to 11 groups of endangered species were rescued in the first quarter of the year, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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Japanese PM Makes Offering At Yasukuni Shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday made an offering to the Yasukuni Shrine on Monday during the three-day annual spring festival, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Operators may seek NBTC payout over 2G losses [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 21--True Move and CAT Telecom are considering seeking compensation from the national telecoms regulator over the regulation governing customer retention after the expiry of concessions.

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Heartbleed: Security call for update [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 21--Organisations handling sensitive personal and financial information are being urged to update their encryption software to the latest version in order to reduce the risk of being hit by global computer security threats including the latest Heartbleed Bug, warn major security experts.

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