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Japan, once the largest source of corporate investment in Vietnam, has fallen to fourth place for Jan-Sep 20, overtaken by more agile rivals from South Korea and China. Approved foreign direct investment by Japanese companies
UMNO on 22 Oct 20 denied that infighting and mutiny in the party forced president Ahmad Zahid Hamid to announce a political ceasefire on 21 Oct 20. Annuar Musa, a Supreme Council member, denied reports
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on the night of 21 Oct 20 suggested everyone take a step back in the conflict between the government and anti-government movement. The premier offered to lift the state of emergency
Two protest leaders, Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak and Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, were taken to the Criminal Court on 21 Oct 20 as Bangkok police pressed charges against them for their part in an anti-government rally at
India is battling one of the world’s highest coronavirus caseloads, its worst-ever economic slump, shuttered factories, farmer protests and the deadliest border fighting with China in decades. Yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to remain