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Singapore to Ban New Private Vehicles From 2018

Singapore’s government announced on Monday that it plans to freeze the number of private cars on its streets from 2018.

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President Trump to Visit Da Nang, Hanoi for Official Meetings in November

US President Donald Trump will visit two cities in Vietnam during his upcoming stay in November.

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Thailand-Cambodia Stretch of Pan-Asia Railway Nearing Completion

Cambodia and Thailand are set to hold a ceremony early next year to celebrate the official opening of the much-delayed railway that will connect Phnom Penh and Bangkok.

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Oxford Strips Aung San Suu Kyi of Human Rights Honor Over Rohingya Crisis

Amid criticism of her remarks on Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, Aung San Suu Kyi will be stripped of the Freedom of the City of Oxford.

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Korean Peninsula Tension Could Negatively Impact Vietnam Economy

Vietnam and Japan will see a drop in their credit quality should the military conflict on the Korean peninsula come to a head, according to rating agency Moody’s.

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After 24 Years in Operation, English-Language Newspaper Cambodia Daily Closed on September 4

Cambodia's leading English-language newspaper, The Cambodia Daily, closed on September 4 after 24 years in service.

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Japan is Running Out of Samurai, Ninja Due to Tourism Boom

Japan is being challenged by an unexpected shortage of both samurai and ninja, and this is not a joke.

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China Surpasses US, EU to Become World's Largest Solar Power Producer

China has jumped ahead of both the US and Europe in the solar energy field, having reached and then surpassed its 2020 solar power target three years ahead of schedule.

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Thailand Dreams of Constructing Massive Canal Linking Indian, Pacific Oceans

A number of influential Thai businesses and public figures are pushing for the construction of a massive shipping canal across Thailand's south, which would be one of Asia's most ambitious infrastructure projects ever.

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Cambodia's 'Beating Heart,' the Tonle Sap Lake, Is Slowly Dying

Southeast Asia’s largest lake, the Tonle Sap in Cambodia, is under threat from dams, climate change and overfishing.

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China Wows Netizens With Panda-Shaped Solar Panel Farm

After Kung Fu Panda, China's national animal is sweeping netizens off their feet again - this time as a pioneer in the country’s renewable energy industry.

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