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Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit

Japan began evacuation drills after North Korea launched two missiles that flew over Japan in 2017.

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World's plastic waste crisis to worsen after China import ban

China's decision to end import of plastic waste will end up in millions of tonnes of displaced plastic rubbish.

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Divers join search for 192 missing in Indonesia mishap

Four confirmed dead, 18 rescued after wooden ferry, reportedly operating illegally, sank off North Sumatra on Monday.

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Philippine ex-president Benigno Aquino indicted for budget misuse

Aquino accused of usurping legislative powers when he decided to reallocate $1.67bn in government funds in 2011.

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un in China for two-day visit

Kim's third trip to China in three months comes just a week after his landmark summit with US president in Singapore.

Kim Jong-un in China

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Japan: Three dead as 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Osaka

More than 200 injured by earthquake that struck during morning rush hour in Osaka Prefecture, officials say.

Osaka

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Thai king signs Crown's $30bn assets over to himself

King Maha Vajiralongkorn has formally inherited notable real estate assets in Bangkok, including Siam Commercial Bank.

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China's retaliatory tariffs to hit US lobsters, soybeans

China says it 'doesn't want a trade war', but must 'fight back' after US slaps tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports.

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Malaysia's ex-PM Najib may face charges over 1MDB: reports

The former PM could be charged with money laundering and misappropriation of property, Reuters reports.

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China to retaliate after US imposes tariffs on $50bn in imports

Beijing says they will impose measures 'of the same scale and strength' after Washington announces tariffs.

Beijing

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