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    Myanmar keeps anti-Suu Kyi law

    Kyodo News, Published on 23/10/2014

    » Nay Pyi Daw - Myanmar's joint house committee on constitutional amendment recommended in a report presented to parliament that a clause be maintained in the charter effectively barring opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for presidency.

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    Abe offers Myanmar loan for Thilawa

    Published on 12/11/2014

    » NAY PYI TAW — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday offered Myanmar a 25.8 billion yen (7.35 billion baht) loan to help development and called for a nationwide settlement of conflicts with ethnic minority rebels, Japanese officials said.

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    9 hurt, 1 missing after volcano erupts

    Kyodo News, Published on 19/12/2014

    » At least one person went missing and nine others were injured, four of them seriously, after a volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted, a government official said Friday.

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    Nude temple photos 'raise eyebrows'

    Kyodo News, Published on 26/01/2015

    » PHNOM PENH — Nude photos of an Asian woman believed taken at ancient temples in the northern province Siem Reap have raised eyebrows in Cambodia.

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    Takeda expands operations in Singapore

    Published on 25/02/2015

    » SINGAPORE — Takeda Pharmaceutical Co, Japan's largest drug company, has expanded its Singapore operations by relocating its emerging markets business unit to the city-state from Zurich, executives said at an inauguration ceremony Wednesday.

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    Indonesia bidding to lure more Japanese investors

    Business, Kyodo News, Published on 25/03/2015

    » TOKYO — Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo called on Japanese companies to boost investment in his country, with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations eager to bolster its infrastructure to advance regional connectivity.

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    Bank of Tokyo-M'bishi UFJ opens Myanmar branch

    Published on 22/04/2015

    » YANGON — The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ said Wednesday that it opened a branch in Myanmar, becoming one of the first foreign banks to offer financial services there since 1963 when all banks were nationalised under the socialist system.

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    Asean, EU to revisit FTA talks

    Published on 26/04/2015

    » KUALA LUMPUR — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the European Union will look into resuming their stalled free trade talks after a "stock-taking" meeting at the end of 2015, trade officials from both sides said Sunday.

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    Asean plus 3 pledge further structural reform

    Published on 04/05/2015

    » BAKU, AZERBAIJAN — Financial chiefs from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus Japan, China and South Korea on Sunday agreed on the need to promote structural reforms to remove bottlenecks to sustainable growth and to be vigilant against risks arising from large capital outflows.

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    Japan to urge Indonesia to cut auto tariffs

    Published on 26/05/2015

    » TOKYO — Japan will urge Indonesia to lower its tariffs on Japanese automobiles as agreed under a bilateral free trade pact that entered into force in 2008, Japanese Trade Minister Yoichi Miyazawa said Tuesday.

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