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B. 08-23 North Korea submarine fires ballistic missile Sinpo, North Korea
2. 08-21 Typhoon Mindulle disrupts flights and trains in Japan Tokyo
D. 08-20 Duterte threatens to withdraw Philippines from UN DAVAO, Philippines, Southern Philippines
E. 08-16 Oil tanker 'hijacked off Malaysia' Kuantan, Malaysia
5. 08-16 Taiwan tank falls off bridge, killing three soldiers Wangsha river, Pingtung, Taiwan
G. 08-16 North Korean restaurant defectors released in South Korea South Korea
H. 08-14 Joshua Wong: Hong Kong protest leader avoids jail Hong Kong
08-11 Thailand blasts: More explosions target tourist towns Hua Hin, Southern Thailand
9. 08-11 Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu Vanuatu, Melanesia

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North Korea submarine fires ballistic missile Map of Sinpo North Korea


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Yesterday   North Korea  
  The KN-11 missile was launched from waters near Sinpo and flew about 500km (300 miles) before falling into the Sea of Japan
Aug. 11   Southern Thailand   Thailand blasts: More explosions target tourist towns Map of Hua Hin Thailand
  A series of blasts across Thailand has targeted tourist towns leaving four dead and many injured, with reports of more explosions coming in
Aug. 8   Tokyo   Japan's Emperor Akihito hints at wish to abdicate
  82-year-old Emperor Akihito has strongly indicated he wants to step down, saying he fears his age will make it difficult to fulfil his duties


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Jun.2  Northern Japan  Japanese missing boy Yamato Tanooka found alive in Hokkaido Jun.1  Thailand  Tiger Temple: Forty dead cubs found in freezer

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May.18  Southern China  Chinese jets intercept US spy plane over South China Sea May.9  Manila  Hardliner Rodrigo Duterte 'set for presidency' May.5  North Korea  North Korea begins rare party gathering

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Apr.25  Southern Philippines  John Ridsdel: Hostage from Canada killed in Philippines Apr.15   Japan Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto


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Feb.10  North Korea  N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed Feb.5   Taiwan   Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan
Map of Tainan Taiwan
  A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings.    Rescue teams were trying to r...


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Jan.13  Jakarta  Bombs and gunfire rock Indonesian capital Jan.5   North Korea   North Korea announces hydrogen bomb test
  North Korea says it has successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb which, if confirmed, would be its fourth nuclear test since 2006.    5.1 magnitude quake was detected close...
Jan.3   Shanghai   Chinese shares trade halted after 7% plunge
  Trading on China's mainland benchmark index - the Shanghai Composite - was closed on Monday after the market dramatically plunged 7%


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Dec.28  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement Dec.20   Southern China 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park


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Nov.7  Singapore  China and Taiwan leaders hail historic talks

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Oct.29  Beijing  China to end one-child policy and allow two Oct.26  Southern China  US Navy destroyer to near disputed China islands

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Aug.24   Shanghai   Chinese stocks continue to tumble
  Chinese stocks continued to tumble though elsewhere in Asia losses were less severe than analysts had feared after Monday's dramatic fall Aug.17   Bangkok Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners
Aug.16  Indonesia  Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Aug.12   China   Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured Aug.8  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug.7  Taiwan  Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Aug.5  Malaysia  MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib  Japan  Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb

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Jun.30  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises Jun.7  South Korea  Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Jun.1   Southern China     Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River
Map of Jianli Hubei China  Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued

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May.13   Manila 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire
May.12   North Korea   North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports

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Apr.28  Indonesia  Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador

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Mar.22   Singapore   Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew
  The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital Mar.13   Melanesia Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu
Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack

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Feb.3   Taiwan   35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river
Map of Keelung river Taipei Taiwan  A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard

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Jan.20  Jakarta  AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast' Jan.18   Manila     Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass   Pope Francis has celebrated an outdoor Mass in front of unprecedented crowds. That would be a record for a papal event

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Dec.30  Indonesia  AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane Dec.27   Indonesia     Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing   The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over... Dec.6  Philippines  Philippines typhoon makes landfall

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Nov.16  Japan  Japan's economy falls into recession

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Oct.12  Hong Kong  Hong Kong police remove barricades Oct.1  Hong Kong  Protesters target office of Hong Kong's chief executive

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Sep.28  Hong Kong  Tear gas and clashes at HK protest Sep.27  Japan  Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake Sep.26   Hong Kong   HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest  Scores of young pro-democracy activist faced off with riot police after a night of scuffles and arrests over Beijing's refusal to allow refo...

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Aug.6  Cambodia  Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity Aug.3  Southern China  Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China

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Jul.23   Taiwan   Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash   Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands

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May.19  Bangkok  Thailand army declares martial law

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Apr.15   South Korea     South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks   Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea

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Mar.24  Malaysia  Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean' - Malaysia PM Mar.13   Malaysia     Search for missing jet heads west  Malaysian authorities expanded their hunt for a vanished airliner to the Indian Ocean, where a U.S. destroyer was expected to arrive soon Mar.7   Malaysia     Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people   Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with MH370 with 239 aboard travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing

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Jan.12  Bangkok  Protesters begin Bangkok 'shutdown'

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Dec.12   North Korea North Korea: Leader's uncle executed


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Nov.24  Bangkok  Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets Nov.22   China China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea
Nov.9   Southern Philippines Hundreds feared dead in typhoon

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Oct.16  Southern Philippines  More than 100 dead after earthquake hits the Philippines

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Sep.21  China  Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Sep.1  Northern Japan  Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought

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Jun.10   Hong Kong     US spy leaker 'defending liberty'   Edward Snowden, ex-CIA employee has said he acted to 'protect basic liberties for people around the world' in leaking details of US surveill...

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Apr.20  Sichuan  Earthquake has killed more than 150 people Apr.9   North Korea North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'


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Mar.29   North Korea N Korea in 'state of war' with South


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Feb.11  North Korea  North Korea confirms nuclear test

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Dec.28   Singapore Woman gang-raped in India dies
Dec.11  North Korea  North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch Dec.5  Southern Philippines  Philippine storm toll passes 300

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Nov.14   Beijing Xi heads new Chinese leadership


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Sep.13  Japan  Chinese ships patrol disputed islands

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Aug.19   China Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder


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Apr.27   Beijing China dissident 'in US embassy'
Apr.12   North Korea North Korea launches rocket

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Feb.2  Papua New Guinea  More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks

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Dec.29  North Korea  N Korea hails Kim's son as leader Dec.28  North Korea  Kim Jong-il state funeral held in N. Korea Dec.18   North Korea     N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies   North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died at the age of 69, state-run television in an emotional statement has announced Dec.17   Southern Philippines Philippines storm kills hundreds


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Oct.20   Thailand Thai flooding threatens capital


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Jul.27  South Korea  Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured Jul.23  Southern China  Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge

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Apr.12  Northern Japan  Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level Apr.5   Northern Japan     Water radiation millions of times over limit  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not se...

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Mar.28  Northern Japan  Radioactive water found outside plant Mar.14  Northern Japan  Meltdown alert at Japan reactor Mar.11   Northern Japan     Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan   A 8.9 earthquakeis causing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland. Dozens of nations, including the U.S., are under a tsunami warning

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Nov.22   South Korea   Artillery fire on Korea border   North Korea has fired artillery shells across its western maritime border, prompting return fire from South Korea  Cambodia  350 die in stampede at festival

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Oct.26  Indonesia  Thousands flee Indonesia volcano  Sumatra  112 dead, 500 missing after quake

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Sep.20  Japan  China, Japan relations sour over captain

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May.14  Thailand  Death toll rises amid red-shirt clashes

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Mar.26  South Korea  South Korean navy ship sinking near North

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Feb.8  Japan  Toyota recalls thousands of Prius cars

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Nov.24  Southern Philippines  Death toll rises in massacre

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Sep.30  Sumatra  Indonesia quake death kills thousands Sep.15  Japan  Hatoyama takes over as PM

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May.25  North Korea  N. Korea conducted second nuclear test

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Jan.11  Sulawesi  Ferry disaster leaves 246 missing

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Sep.17  China  3 babies dead, 6,200 ill from milk formula

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Aug.8   Beijing China kicks off Olympics Ceremony


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May.12   Sichuan Quake death toll 50,000


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Jan.18  China  Chinese test missile obliterates satellite

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Dec.29  Indonesia  Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing

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Oct.9   North Korea North Korea claims nuclear test


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Jul.4  North Korea  North Korea tests long-range missile

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May.27   Indonesia Java quake kills 6,000


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Apr.9  Beijing  Protests target Japan

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Dec.26   Aceh 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead


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Jul.8  Singapore  Twins dead after separation Mar.13   Hong Kong First alert over SARS
Feb.17  South Korea  182 died after arson attack in subway

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Oct.12   Bali 183 people dead after bomb blasts
Jun.30  Japan  Brazil wins World Cup

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Apr.1   Southern China U.S. spy plane lands in China