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Australia News

India tour match suspended after Phil Hughes death

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — The first day of India’s two-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI that was scheduled to start Friday has been called off as players mourn...

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Burma News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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Cambodia News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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China News

South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years have reached a deal on energy sharing but failed on two other economic agreements....

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Hong Kong News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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India News

South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years have reached a deal on energy sharing but failed on two other economic agreements....

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Indonesia News

Powerful earthquake hits off northern Indonesia

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of northern Indonesia, but officials say a tsunami is unlikely. There are no immediate reports of injuries or...

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Japan News

Toyota recalls more cars for air bag problems

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan as part of an ongoing air bag problem, days after Japan's transport minister instructed Japanese automakers...

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Malaysia News

Malaysia leader Najib Razak reverses pledge to scrap sedition law

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a colonial-era law curbing free speech will be retained and strengthened, backpedaling on a pledge two years ago to...

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Pakistan News

South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years have reached a deal on energy sharing but failed on two other economic agreements....

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Philippines News

Philippines unlikely to meet full-year growth goal

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines is unlikely to meet its 2014 growth target after the economy’s expansion slowed to 5.3 percent in the third quarter. Growth was dragged down...

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Singapore News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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South Korea News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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Taiwan News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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Thailand News

Life under the Thai junta in 2014 – Part 2: The perils of ‘different thoughts’

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

In Part 1, I focused on attitude and how it relates happiness. Life under the Thai junta in 2014 has not been and need not be a hardship, provided you...

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Vietnam News

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the 'Hour of Code'....

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Other Countries News

South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years have reached a deal on energy sharing but failed on two other economic agreements....

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