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Myanmar junta ‘extremely disappointed’ over Asean summit snub: Official

  By AFP, published by Channel NewsAsia Yangon – Myanmar’s junta said today (Oct. 16) it was “extremely disappointed” with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (Asean) decision to exclude its leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming summit, amid concerns by the regional bloc over his military government’s commitment to solving a deadly political

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MEA gives an explanation over Russell Crowe’s photo of cables 

  HOLLYWOOD megastar Russell Crowe’s photo of a mass of overhead cables with the caption “Bangkok dreaming…” led to a storm of criticism in Thai social media and this in turn prompted Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) to explain that these were communication and not electric wires, said today (Oct. 16). In Bangkok for the

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