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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 27th, 2016
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New York (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the convictions and prison sentences by a mainland Chinese court of Wang Jianmin and Guo Zhongxiao, the publisher and editor, respectively, of two Hong Kong magazines, alongside an editorial assistant and the publishe...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 30th, 2016
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Geneva,Switzerland ( Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Switzerland’s prosecutors are seeking legal assistance from Malaysia after a probe into a government investment fund revealed “serious indications” that about $4 billion may have been misappropriated from state companies in the Southeast Asian nat...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 17th, 2015
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Hong Kong , China ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Obama administration’s announcement that it would sell $1.83 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, including two warships and antitank missiles, has drawn a swift rebuke from China, which threatened to penalize the companies that made the armaments a...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 27th, 2015
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Hong Kong, China ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Canada’s Miss World contestant was denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China on Thursday, a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country. Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old Ch...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Honkong ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Pro-democracy protesters streamed through the heart of Hong Kong on Sunday in their first sizable show of strength since the police cleared occupations that blocked streets for 11 weeks late last year. The protest was much smaller and milder than the “Occupy”...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Asian stock markets started 2015 on a positive note Friday as investors waited for cues from new economic data and central bank meetings in coming weeks. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.7 percent to 23,771.96 and South Korea’s Kospi adde...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 14th, 2014
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Juba (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — One year after mass violence broke out in South Sudan, battles between government forces and rebels continue, and aid officials say international assistance is needed to help residents stave off mass hunger. Government troops and armed youths have been battling in Uppe...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 11th, 2014
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Hong Kong ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hong Kong police arrested dozens of pro-democracy protesters Thursday as teams with sledgehammers and chainsaws demolished camps and tore down tents and supply stations established by activists as part of a mass civil disobedience movement that lasted over ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 17th, 2014
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Taipei,Taiwan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Taiwan has confirmed its desire to forge a trade deal with Australia and rejected suggestions that mainland China could “meddle” in its efforts for deeper regional ties. “While mainland China’s economic rise has indeed made it an...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2014
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Hong Kong ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hong Kong’s leader said Thursday he is ready to start talks as soon as next week with student leaders of the pro-democracy protests that have rocked the city for nearly three weeks. The announcement suggests a breakthrough in a bitter standoff between...