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  1. Numerous referendums a test for democracy in Taiwan elections | Video
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    Numerous referendums a test for democracy in Taiwan elections | Video

    When Taiwan goes to the polls on Nov 24, voters will be asked to pick not just their candidates for local government but also vote on 10 referendums.
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    ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: Manila residents feel the squeeze as city modernises

    Land prices continue soar in Manila and with it the number of informal settlers. It is an issue that has divided the Philippine capital along ...
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    ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: Can Manila avoid climate catastrophe as it teeters on the brink?

    Manila is bracing for the next calamity. The forecasts are dire: for more potent typhoons, greater flooding, rising sea levels and the ...
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    Malaysia Red Shirts leader resigns as Sungai Besar UMNO chief

    Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos on Wednesday (Feb 8) handed in his resignation as Sungai Besar UMNO chief and Barisan Nasional chairman for the ...
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    China outrage over 92-year-old woman kept in pigsty

    Footage of a 92-year-old Chinese woman reportedly kept for years by her son in a pigsty has incited an online firestorm, as China grapples with ...
  6. Christmas typhoon leaves four dead in Philippines

    Christmas typhoon leaves four dead in Philippines

    A powerful typhoon left at least four people dead and eight missing as it crossed the Philippine archipelago on Monday, spoiling the Christmas ...
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    Second Sydney airport cleared for take-off

    Sydney is to get its second international airport after the Australian government approved plans Monday, ending decades of indecision over a ...
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    Philippine mayor, 9 bodyguards killed in police shoot-out

    Samsudin Dimaukom, the mayor of the southern town of Saudi Ampatuan, was one of more than 150 local government officials, judges and police ...
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    China's Wanda fires executive who bribed official

    Chinese entertainment and real-estate giant Wanda said Thursday it had fired an executive implicated in the bribery of a local government official.
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    Taiwan attacks Hong Kong over string of visa denials

    Ties between Taiwan and Beijing have turned increasingly frosty since new president Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took ...