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    PLA reduces presence in Finger 4 area

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:38pm on July 12, 2020

    In continued progress on disengagement in Ladakh, Chinese military further reduced its presence in the Finger 4 area of Pangong Tso, reports The Times of...

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    British pilot to fly home after 4-month coronavirus battle in Vietnam

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 10:32pm on July 12, 2020

    A British pilot who spent more than two months on life support in Vietnam after contracting COVID-19 was on his way home Saturday, astounding doctors...

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    Mixed reaction from HK expats to UK visas offer

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:30pm on July 12, 2020

    Hong Kong expatriates living in Britain have welcomed London’s pledge of ‘a pathway to future citizenship’ for millions of the territory’s residents after China imposed...

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    HK democrats hold primary polls despite warning

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:37pm on July 11, 2020

    Pro-democracy parties in Hong Kong held primary polls on Saturday to choose candidates for upcoming legislative elections despite warnings from government officials that it may...

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    Singapore ruling party retains power in pandemic poll

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 11:24pm on July 11, 2020

    Singapore’s long-ruling party retained power Saturday but its support fell sharply, while the opposition made gains, in a general election held under the shadow of...

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    Singapore ruling party retain power in pandemic poll

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:49pm on July 11, 2020

    Singapore's long-ruling party retained power Saturday but its support fell sharply, while the opposition made gains, in a general election held under the shadow of...

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    India, China agree on complete disengagement of troops

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2020

    India and China on Friday decided to follow through with steps for ‘complete disengagement’ of troops in eastern Ladakh for ‘full restoration’ of peace and...

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    Coronavirus detected on shrimp in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:46pm on July 10, 2020

    China temporarily banned food imports from three Ecuadorian companies after detecting coronavirus on packaging for frozen shrimp, following fresh scrutiny on refrigerated goods after a...

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    China rejects US invitation to join nuclear talks

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:43pm on July 10, 2020

    China on Friday rejected a new US invitation to join arms control talks with Russia, complaining that Washington had continued to ‘pester’ Beijing over the...

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    No need for US-N Korea summit

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:37pm on July 10, 2020

    The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday there was ‘no need’ for another summit with the United States unless Washington...

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