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At least 34 killed as strong quake rocks Indonesia’s Sulawesi

By Agencies and published by Channel NewsAsia     Jakarta: At least 34 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island early this morning (Jan. 15), said authorities. Hundreds more were injured when the earthquake struck in the early hours, triggering panic among the terrified residents of the island. “The latest information

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China watching as UK’s aircraft carrier group is now ready to deploy

By Brad Lendon, CNN BRITAIN is officially an aircraft carrier power again. The Royal Navy announced on Monday (Jan. 4) that the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, centred on Britain’s largest ever warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, had achieved initial operating capability. The designation means the 65,000-ton carrier, its air assets including F-35 stealth fighter jets

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India bans more Chinese apps as tensions remain high

By CNN Business Hong Kong: India has banned dozens more Chinese apps, drawing a rebuke from Beijing and further straining already tense relations between the world’s most populous countries. “We firmly oppose the Indian side’s repeated use of ‘national security’ as an excuse to prohibit some mobile apps with Chinese background,” Ji Rong, spokesperson for

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Bhutan dismisses reports of Chinese village inside its territory

By India.com, published by Microsoft New New Delhi: After information surfaced on Friday morning China has occupied a part of Bhutan by setting up a village few kilometres within its territory, Bhutan has now denied the reports. Speaking to news agency ANI, Bhutan Ambassador to India said, “There is no Chinese village inside Bhutan.” According

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