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Chinese commerce minister abruptly postpones Philippines trip: sources

By Manuel Mogato

MANILA (Reuters) – China’s commerce minister decided at the last minute to postpone an official trip to the Philippines on Thursday to sign about 40 joint projects worth billions of dollars, sources at the Philippines trade and finance ministries said. 481 more words

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Hong Kong [British Colony] #175 (1946)

Hong Kong (香港 — literally “Fragrant Harbour” or “Incense Harbour”) is situated on the Pearl River Delta of East Asia. Macau lies across the delta to the west, and the Chinese province of Guangdong borders the territory to the north. 4,053 more words

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Thai court reduces magazine royal insult sentence

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s Supreme Court on Thursday reduced the sentence of a prominent former magazine editor who had been jailed for 10 years for insulting the country’s monarchy, a legal group said. 214 more words

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Adventure to Naha

Getting around Okinawa is MUCH easier with a car…too bad we don’t have that luxury. Yay for public transportation!

Vince and I hopped on a bus that we hoped would take us to the southern city of Naha (it did). 44 more words

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DAVAO CITY OPTIONAL TOURS

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DAVAO CITY OPTIONAL TOURS-2017-valid-from-01jan30june2017

  1. DAVAO CITY TOUR (4hrs) – W/O LUNCH OR DINNER

Places to visit: 1,217 more words

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Asian Art 8b. Buddhist Art in Japan

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List 2 distinctive physical/visual features of any of the key works introduced today. Would you say that this work was mainly influenced by some foreign (Indian/Central Asian/Chinese/Korean) precedents, or that it was mainly a local, Japanese product? 75 more words

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Sony and Japan's Mitsui Launch Animation Joint Venture

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) is looking to take anime to a global audience in partnership with Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co.

The two firms have created joint venture AK Holdings Corporation, in which Sony has a majority. 152 more words

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