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Asian legislators focus on climate change

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Asian legislators focus on climate change

The Asian-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum (APPF) has approved a special resolution on climate change, sponsored by six countries including Vietnam, at a meeting in Singapore which ended on January 21.

Burberry sales eclipse forecasts

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Burberry sales eclipse forecasts

British luxury goods group fashion label Burberry smashed third quarter revenue forecasts and predicted annual profit towards top of market expectations, adding to evidence that the rich are spending again.

WB doubles credit

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WB doubles credit

The WB has doubled its lending capacity to 3.45 billion USD to help developing nations improve their ability to trade.

DPRK reiterates call for peace treaty talks

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DPRK reiterates call for peace treaty talks

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Jan. 18 renewed its demand for negotiations on a peace treaty and the lifting of sanctions before it returns to stalled talks on its denuclearisation.

ASEAN ready to work with UN for development

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ASEAN ready to work with UN for development

ASEAN and its member states are determined to cooperate with each other as well as with the international community and the United Nations to address the problems facing the globe and foster peace, security and development.

Thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake

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Thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake

Hundreds, possibly thousands of people have been buried beneath the rubble of a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, which hit the Caribbean country of Haiti on January 12, an official from an international aid organisation in Haiti has reported.