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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Shangri-La to run Oxley's hotel in Phnom Penh

    This will be the first Shangri-La hotel in Cambodia. Construction is slated to start next year and the hotel will likely open in 2019.

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Beijing embraces 'rule of law with Chinese characteristics': Xinhua

    China's Communist Party unveiled legal reforms on Thursday (Oct 23) as it wrapped up a key summit but experts caution that in China the phrase 'rule of law' refers to a greater centralisation of control by the ruling party rather than a separation of powers. 

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Turkey to allow 200 Iraqi Kurds to cross into Kobane

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that 200 Iraqi Kurd peshmerga fighters would travel through Turkey to the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane under assault by the Islamic State group.

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Resignation of key CapitaLand executives "nothing to worry about", says CEO

    It was revealed on Thursday (Oct 23) that the developer will lose two more management executives on top of recent high-profile departures. But Group CEO Lim Ming Yan says reorganisation will enable the company to seize new opportunities. 

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Questions over China-backed infrastructure bank: ADB

    China is expected on Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding with around 20 countries towards the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), as Beijing seeks to increase its global heft.

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    North Korea halts foreign tours over Ebola fears

    Three travel agencies specialising in North Korean tours have said North Korea will close its borders to foreign tourists from Friday (Oct 24) until further notice due to Ebola fears. 

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Singapore, Palestinain National Authority reaffirm good relations

    Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli called on President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah during his visit to Ramallah this week.

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    UN watchdog faults Hong Kong on reforms

    The UN Human Rights Committee has pressed Hong Kong to enact democratic reforms, saying moves so far fell short of what was needed and Hong Kong authorities had failed to heed its calls for change. 

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    Foreign Minister Shanmugam calls on Japan PM Abe

    Minister K Shanmugam and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed the US-Japan security alliance. The Singapore Foreign Minister welcomed Japan's proposal for a "proactive contribution to peace" policy.

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    23 Oct 2014 Thu

    China's ruling party mum on Zhou Yongkang

    China's Communist Party leaders expelled several members as the party wrapped up a key summit on Thursday (Oct 23) but made no mention of the fate of Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking Chinese politician brought down in the anti-corruption crackdown.