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Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to the International Court of Justice - CNA

TOKYO

Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported.

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Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuate - CNA

TAIPEI

Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday (Jul 17) as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines cancelled domestic flights and authorities issued warnings about floods and high seas.

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Indonesia

After previously urging passengers and cabin crew members to refrain from taking pictures or recording videos on board, national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has now announced that passengers are in fact still allowed to do so.

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Jail, caning for the man who had sex with 11-year-old stepdaughter of boss and neighbor, Singapore News - AsiaOne

SINGAPORE

A 36-year-old father of six was given a job by his neighbour, but ended up having sex with his employer’s underage stepdaughter in the delivery van that was assigned to him for work.

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An American citizen falls to his death at Ngee Ann City in Singapore

SINGAPORE

On Sunday, a 35-year-old man died after falling several storeys and landing in front of a store on the basement 2nd level of the Orchard Road shopping mall. 211 more words

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Hong Kong protesters call for a general strike over extradition bill - YouTube

HONG KONG

Live from Hong Kong on Wednesday, July 17, as a general strike was called to protest against the extradition bill

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Taiwan asks HK, China to help fight $30m online love scams - The Jakarta Post

TAIWAN

Taiwan urged China and Hong Kong on Tuesday to work together to investigate a spate of financial love scams that have caused over US$30 million in losses to Taiwanese targets. 450 more words

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