US scholars concerned over East Sea, East China Sea disputes

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Experts from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an independent think tank in the US, have expressed their concerns over the escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbours in the East Sea and the East China Sea.

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Global cocoa shortage looms

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Global cocoa shortage looms

The escalating appetite for chocolate in Asia, especially China, has worsened the global cocoa shortage, potentially sending chocolate prices soaring in the near future.

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Russia, West lock horns on Ukraine at UN crisis talks

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Russia and the West locked horns over the escalating crisis in Ukraine at UN Security Council emergency talks on Sunday as deadly clashes flared between Ukrainian forces and pro-Kremlin militias.

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U.S. Kerry to join the EU, U.S., Russia and Ukraine talks in Geneva

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will join the four-party talks over Ukraine situation scheduled to be held next week in Geneva, a statement from U.S. mission in Geneva said on Friday.

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Grenade attacks shake Thailand’s tourism city

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Thai police said on March 22 that a series of grenade attacks shook Chiang Mai tourism city, wounding four people, only hours after an important court ruling that angered supporters of the government.

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China's president on first Europe tour as Ukraine crisis deepens

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China's president on first Europe tour as Ukraine crisis deepens

China's President Xi Jinping touches down in the Netherlands on Saturday for his first-ever Europe tour, with the continent in a diplomatic frenzy after Russia's absorbtion of the Crimea.

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Crimea holds vote to join Russia as turmoil sweeps Ukraine

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Crimea holds vote to join Russia as turmoil sweeps Ukraine

SIMFEROPOL – Crimea braced for a referendum on Sunday on whether to leave Ukraine and join Russia, escalating a Cold War-style security crisis on Europe's eastern edge that has left diplomacy in disarray.

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Venezuelans hit Caracas streets for more protests

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Venezuelans hit Caracas streets for more protests

Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white, blowing on whistles and blasting horns, protested in Caracas Sunday against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, the latest in escalating demonstrations that have left 18 people dead.

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Thai army chief cautions nation may 'collapse' as violence mounts

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Thai army chief cautions nation may 'collapse' as violence mounts

Thailand's army chief warned Monday the country risks "collapse" unless it pulls back from escalating violence after attacks in recent days left three children dead in the kingdom's worst political unrest since 2010.

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UN chief calls for end to violence in Thailand

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UN chief calls for end to violence in Thailand

Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon on February 23 condemned armed attacks against protesters in Thailand ’s Bangkok capital city, calling for an immediate end to the escalating violence in the country.

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At least two killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

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At least two killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

CARACAS – At least two people were shot dead on Wednesday during anti-government protests in Caracas, escalating the worst bout of unrest in Venezuela since turmoil after President Nicolas Maduro's election last year.

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Thai Constitutional Court announces election delay possibility

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The Constitutional Court of Thailand on January 24 said that the upcoming election, scheduled for February 2, may be legally postponed, a move believed to be able to ease the current tension in the country.

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Thailand releases measures to enforce emergency decree

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Thailand releases measures to enforce emergency decree

The Thai government-run Centre for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) on January 23 announced measures to enforce the emergency state to ensure order amid escalating protests.

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2014: Brighter prospects for Vietnamese economy

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese business community continues to believe in brighter economic prospects for 2014, due to the Government’s drastic measures on easing difficulties and expectations emerging from a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), said domestic experts.

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Gasoline price rockets VND584 per liter in Vietnam

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Gasoline price rockets VND584 per liter in Vietnam

The interdisciplinary ministries of Industry and Trade and Finance had allowed petro distributors to raise their prices for petroleum products by VND380 to VND650 per liter at maximum since 2pm on December 18.

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