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WHO: 7.6 million people die of cancer each year

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WHO: 7.6 million people die of cancer each year

Cancer kills more people than AIDS, malaria and TB combined with 7.6 million deaths per year and the figure is expected to rise dramatically in the coming decades, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on the World Cancer Day February 4.

Laos plans railway project

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Laos plans railway project

Laos will make the construction of a national railway system, a goal in its socio-economic development plan for the next five years.

Inter-Korean summit still at standstill

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Inter-Korean summit still at standstill

Delegations from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) ended their second round of negotiation over the last month on developing their joint industrial complex in Kaesong without reaching any positive results.

Earthquake jolts southwest China

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Earthquake jolts southwest China

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit the China’s Sichuan province, killing at least one person, injuring 11 others and collapsing more than 100 houses on Jan.31.

Dynamic ASEAN helps build East Asia Community: PM

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Dynamic ASEAN helps build East Asia Community: PM

A dynamic and closely-integrated ASEAN plays a key role and works as an adhesive in the process of building the East Asia Community, a Vietnamese leader said at the WEF’s special session on East Asia Community (EAC).