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Obama calls for peaceful settlement of South China Sea disputes

US President Barack Obama called Tuesday for territorial disputes in the South China Sea to be "resolved peacefully" as Vietnam baulks at Chinese actions in the bitterly contested waters.


11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing

At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said Tuesday, the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry.


Duterte launches vulgar attacks on Church

Explosive incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has launched a series of obscenity-filled attacks on the Catholic Church, branding local bishops corrupt "sons of whores" who are to be blamed for the nation's fast-growing population.


UK heads towards cashless society as contactless payments triple

The UK could be heading towards a cashless society as 2015 saw contactless payments triple reports The Guardian.


Vietnam activist 'stopped' from meeting Obama

A Vietnamese activist Tuesday said he had been stopped by authorities from meeting Barack Obama as the US leader prepares to engage with rights campaigners in the tightly controlled communist nation.


Apple, Google locked in battle for supremacy

At the top of the corporate world, Apple and Google are in a back-and-forth battle to be number one.


IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

More than 148 people were killed Monday in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks to date in the regime's coastal heartland.


Facebook makes changes to avoid political bias

Facebook on Monday said it was making changes aimed at keeping political bias out of its "trending" stories list even though an internal investigation revealed no evidence it was happening.


Google piecing together a modular phone

Google on Friday showed off a modular Android-powered smartphone it said is on track to hit the market next year.


Nazri: Common for countries to issue travel warnings

Tourism minister says many countries in the world are facing terrorist threats, including Malaysia, and as such it is very common for countries to issue travel warnings to their citizens.


 

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