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By in Asia on August 6, 2016
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Hong Kong protests: Clashes in shopping mall
July 15, 2019
Riot police chased protesters into a shopping mall.
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Domestic airfares in Indonesia fly up high
July 14, 2019
When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40 percent to 60 percent higher than she had paid in previous years.
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Japan Post Holdings Co. units to check terms of all customers’ insurance policies
July 15, 2019
Japan Post Insurance Co. and Japan Post Co. will look into all outstanding life insurance policies sold by them and examine whether the terms of ...
Large-scale test to relieve 2020 Games congestion set for next week
July 15, 2019
A year before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games begin, a large-scale trial to relieve expected congestion on roads and on trains will kick ...
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Chandrayaan-2 launch put off, maybe for a few moons
July 15, 2019
While Isro officially confirmed “a technical snag” in GSLV-MkIII, five sources independently confirmed to TOI that the launch was put off because of a leak in the cryogenic stage. A senior scientist told TOI that Isro would “come back soon”, indicating the agency is trying to get the rocket off ground before the present launch window ends on July 31.
Exports dip 9.71% after gap of eight months
July 15, 2019
India's exports have entered negative zone after a gap of eight months recording a decline of 9.71 per cent to $25.01 billion in June, according to the government data. Imports also declined 9 per cent to $40.29 billion in June mainly due to falling prices of petroleum products, leaving a trade deficit of $15.28 billion.
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July 15, 2019
Monsoon rains batter Nepal and India.
E.U. Ministers, Scrambling to Save Iran Nuclear Deal, Say Breaches Are Still Not Major
July 15, 2019
“There is no alternative” to the 2015 deal that President Trump has rejected and Iran is backing away from, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said.
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A Chinese diplomat had a fight about race in D.C. with Susan Rice on Twitter. Then he deleted the tweets.
July 15, 2019
The diplomat brought up race in DC in response to criticism of China for its ongoing crackdown on Uighurs and Muslims.