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India, China to withdraw from disputed border area by Sept. 12

  By Reuters and published by CNA New Delhi – Indian and Chinese soldiers will disengage at a disputed area along a remote western Himalayan border by Sept. 12, India’s foreign ministry said on Friday (Sept. 9), after more than two years of a standoff following a deadly clash. The disengagement, which comes after several

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Local news

Karens: Fighting still raging despite Myanmar junta extending ceasefire

WHILE Myanmar’s military government has extended its unilateral monthlong ceasefire by another another month till May 31, 2011, the Karen insurgents said today (May 2) that fighting between the two sides is still continuing, TV Channel 7 said On Friday Myanmar’s Supreme Command announced the extension of the ceasefire so that the State Administration Council

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Vietnamese workers caught after sneaking across from Malaysia

A GROUP of 13 Vietnamese men and women who had sneaked across the border from Malaysia were arrested this afternoon (Dec. 16) at an abandoned house in Narathiwat province, Thai Rath newspaper reported. Upon being alerted by Mr. Narong Awasimae, a village headman in Pase Mat  sub-district, Su-ngai Kolok district, that some foreign workers were

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Health

Doctor points to illegal border crossings at Thai-Cambodian border

WITH THE whole country worried about Covid-19 cases rising after some Thais sneaked back from Myanmar’s Tachileik border town to Mae Sai district in Chiang Rai province, the owner of the popular Doctor Panda Lab webpage today (Dec. 11) drew attention to illegal border crossings at eastern Chanthaburi province, Sanook.com reported. Mr. Pakphum Dejhassadin, a

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India shoots down China’s 1959 Line

The Hindu INDIA and China yesterday (Sept. 29) exchanged sharp statements blaming each other for the continuing border tensions, with New Delhi describing China’s Line of Actual Control (LAC) claims as “untenable” and Beijing saying it “did not recognise” the Union Territory of Ladakh. “India has never accepted the so-called unilaterally defined 1959 Line of

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Chinese PLA soldiers use ‘chaste Hindi’ to taunt Indian troops

By Eurasiantimes.com DESPITE the five-point India-China agreement for defusing border tensions, China has put the ball in India’s court and said it was crucial for New Delhi to correct its “mistake”, disengage on the ground, and take tangible steps to reduce tensions. There were other reports of change in tactics by the PLA when they

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