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The Hong Kong high-speed rail legal dilemma is so fascinating to me. For those unfamiliar, a new high-speed train connects Hong Kong to the mainland. As a result, certain parts of the train terminal will be under Hong Kong law and other parts under Beijing's jurisdiction. This has caused protest and consternation undoubtedly but nevertheless a fascinating situation.
Cod Satrusayang
ANN Managing Editor
  Bangladesh proposes three steps to end Rohingya crisis  
  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday made three recommendations for solving the Rohingya crisis at its root, including the abolition of discriminatory laws, policies and practices of Myanmar against the minority group.

According to her second recommendation, Myanmar must create conducive environment by building trust and guaranteeing protection, rights and pathway to citizenship for all Rohingyas. If needed, it should create a “safe zone” inside the country to protect all civilians.

Her third recommendation says atrocious crimes against Rohingyas in Myanmar should be prevented by bringing accountability and justice, particularly in the light of recommendations of the Fact-Finding Mission of the UN Human Rights Council.
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S. Korea’s Moon arrives in New York for Trump summit
South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in New York on Sunday for a bilateral summit with US President Donald Trump that is partly aimed at brokering a second US-North Korea summit.

The Moon-Trump summit is set to be held Monday, four days after the South Korean president returned home from a three-day trip to North Korea for talks with leader Kim Jong-un.
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Thai military ruler Prayuth considering political career
Thailand's military ruler and coup maker Prayut Chan-o-cha appears to have made up his mind to take a risky political journey after publicly admitting for the first time yesterday that he was “interested in political work”. Of course, he said, his future would depend on “how people see it."
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Cooperating on energy in face of tariffs
The US energy industry expects a strong long-term energy relationship with China, a US energy official told US and Chinese oil and gas executives the day after China announced a retaliatory 10 percent tariff on US natural gas.
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Assistance needed to help Hokkaido's industries
A half month has passed since the Hokkaido earthquake, which registered the highest level on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7. To realize Hokkaido’s post-quake rehabilitation, it is indispensable to rebuild its industries.
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