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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:51:14 GMT

The Straits Times

Arrest in Bangkok bomber hunt - what we know so far
The Straits Times
International Islamic militants: Various Islamic militant groups have carried out many attacks in other parts of South-east Asia, including the 2002 Bali attacks that killed more than 200. But they have not previously made Thailand a prime target. The ...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:23:15 GMT

The Straits Times

Thai police charge foreign man over Bangkok bombing
The Straits Times
The majority of those killed were ethnic Chinese worshippers from across Asia, who flocked to the shrine in the belief that prayers there bring good fortune. Investigators have said the attack was clearly aimed at damaging the tourism industry but ...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:55:36 GMT

The Independent

Two-headed piglet found near temple in China
The Independent
A two-headed piglet has been discovered outside a Buddhist temple in China. The animal, which has four eyes, two working mouths but only three ears, has reportedly been adopted by a kind-hearted passer-by. Its legs are too weak to support the weight of ...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:16:56 GMT

Philippine Star

Mega-regional trade bloc to spur Asia growth – HSBC
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - The HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC) believes the establishment of a mega-regional trade bloc would provide much needed stimulus in the face of weak economic conditions in Asia. HSBC senior trade economist ...