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Asian-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-end
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Asian-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-end

NDO/VNA - Economic ministers from 16 Asian-Pacific countries acknowledged on September 10 that an agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not be finalised by the end

Tam Thanh art community village wins Asian Townscape Award
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Tam Thanh art community village wins Asian Townscape Award

The Tam Thanh art community village in Tam Ky City of Quang Nam Province has been awarded the 2017 Asian Townscape Award for its colourful murals.

Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries
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Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries

En Vnexpress - What happens when you heat the planet up?

Southeast Asian nations step up cooperation as Islamic State threat mounts
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Southeast Asian nations step up cooperation as Islamic State threat mounts

Fears IS fighers from Marawi may escape to nearby countries.

Ominous signs of an Asian hub for Islamic State in the Philippines
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Ominous signs of an Asian hub for Islamic State in the Philippines

'IS is shrinking in Iraq and Syria, and decentralising in parts of Asia and the Middle East.'

Revolution 4.0 challenges Asian countries seeking inclusive growth
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Revolution 4.0 challenges Asian countries seeking inclusive growth

Vietnamnet - The optimism appears justified given that 95 per cent of the Asia’s population now lives in middle-income economies, while as recently as the 1990s, more than 90 per cent of Asians

Vietnam among Asian biggest spenders on infrastructure
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Vietnam among Asian biggest spenders on infrastructure

Vietnamnet - Vietnam among Asian biggest spenders on infrastructure

Phu Quoc listed among top 10 beautiful Asian islands
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Phu Quoc listed among top 10 beautiful Asian islands

EN VietNamNet - Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang has been named as one of the top 10 most beautiful Asian islands to visit this summer by the tourism site www.topinspired.com.

Asian infrastructure bank seeks increased cooperation with HCM City
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Asian infrastructure bank seeks increased cooperation with HCM City

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) wants to work with Ho Chi Minh City in tacking urban issues, such as traffic congestion and waste treatment, said President of

Ajinomoto expands support in sports via Southeast Asian Games
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Ajinomoto expands support in sports via Southeast Asian Games

Baomoi - Japan’s Ajinomoto Co. has signed an agreement with Malaysia, the host of the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and ASEAN Para Games, to become a Platinum Sponsor, the highest rank of

Southeast Asian security on surer footing, In defense of referendums – but reformed, The misconception of lone wolf far-right terrorists, A fresh start for Somalia?, The resonance of Obama's farewell speech
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Southeast Asian security on surer footing, In defense of referendums – but reformed, The misconception of lone wolf far-right terrorists, A fresh start for Somalia?, The resonance of Obama's farewell speech

Yahoo News “[Japanese] Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump reinforced the security guarantees iterated by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis on his visit to Japan and

Asian Winter Games offer athletes ideal prep for Olympics
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Asian Winter Games offer athletes ideal prep for Olympics

Yahoo News With the Winter Olympics just a year away, the Asian Winter Games will be the ideal stage for the continent's leading winter athletes to fine tune for Pyeongchang 2018.

Vietnam among top five Asian exporters to Canada
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Vietnam among top five Asian exporters to Canada

Vietnamnet - Vietnam remained the fifth biggest exporter to Canada in Asia, after China, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China) in 2016.

Top Asian News 6:39 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 6:39 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The astonishing assassination of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother rippled across Asia on Wednesday as Malaysian investigators scoured airport

Vietnam ranks 5th among Asian countries exporting to Canada
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Vietnam ranks 5th among Asian countries exporting to Canada

Nhan dan - NDO - Vietnam continued to enjoy a trade surplus with Canada in 2016 and ranked 5th among Asian countries in terms of export revenue with Canada after China, Japan, the Republic of Korea

Most Asian markets higher after new Wall Street high
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Most Asian markets higher after new Wall Street high

Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after U.S. stock indexes hit a new high and the American central bank chief said it could raise interest rates as early as next month.

Top Asian News 9:04 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 9:04 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News SHANGHAI (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to receive something Tuesday that he has been trying to get from China for a decade: trademark rights to his own name. After suffering

Top Asian News 8:10 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 8:10 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb attack has killed three paramilitary soldiers in the South Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border. A

Top Asian News 7:44 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 7:44 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald

Top Asian News 5:16 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 5:16 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120 others, as officials on Saturday combed through

Top Asian News 8:03 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 8:03 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. officials stopped screening refugees held on Nauru for potential resettlement in the United States this week but will return to the Pacific atoll to

Top Asian News 6:37 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 6:37 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News VATICAN CITY (AP) — Participants at a Vatican conference on organ trafficking challenged China on Tuesday to allow independent scrutiny to ensure it is no longer using organs from executed

Top Asian News 6:50 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 6:50 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — In his debut abroad as the first retired general to lead the Pentagon in more than half a century, Jim Mattis found that in Japan and South Korea his experience in uniform is

Top Asian News 6:04 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 6:04 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — To get a feel for how North Korea's economy works, go buy a roll of toilet paper. Or start up a mobile phone network. As capitalist-style markets have grown

Top Asian News 6:43 a.m. GMT
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Top Asian News 6:43 a.m. GMT

Yahoo News NEW DELHI (AP) — It's no surprise that satirical portraits of Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un are the centerpiece of the India Art Fair, the annual feast of visual arts where