Insulting President Rahmon is criminal offence in Tajikistan but new law doesn't clearly spell out punishment ROK political scandal expands: Ex presidential secretary for policy coordination, An Chong-bum, in "emergency detention."Ongoing terror attack in Thailand 2 killed so far after a series of shootings and bombings. Clashes ongoing. At least 2 killed and multiple injured Series of bombings, shootings in Songkhla, Pattani and Narathiwat Thailand Joshua Wong at the China Liaison Office. But not speaking. Nathan Law speaking China state media say all 33 miners trapped in blast this week have been found dead. Hong Kong Legco localists take almost HK$1 million each in salary and expenses, despite not being sworn in Putin met with President of TurkmenistanTrade, defense deals inked as Malaysian PM visits China Russian lawmaker says no talks being held on island handover to JapanXi Jinping meets with delegation led by Hung Hsiu-chu from KMT party, stresses the "1992 Consensus" and opposes "Taiwan independence" The J-20, China's fifth-generation stealth fighter, is showcased for the first time at Zhuhai Airshow Australia, Indonesia consider joint ‘peace patrols’ in disputed South China Sea China shows off its newest military hardware, the J-20 stealth fighter False bomb threat causes flight delays at Bishkek airport Financial services industry will add 55,000 jobs in Hong Kong over next decade Controversial Chinese cybersecurity law enters home stretch for approval Seoul, Tokyo to hold talks on intelligence sharing deal Joy, relief in Bangladesh after gripping England series China, Belgium seek stronger cooperation as Belgian PM visits 5 shot, killed after armed men barge into a house in Addition Hills, Mandaluyong CityChinese legislators deliberate draft nuclear safety law to specify rules for the publicity of information and public participation Explosion rips through coal mine in China, at least 15 deadSeoul advised to improve quality of living to attract foreign talent Japan factory output, retail sales flat in September 33 Chinese miners are trapped inside a coal mine after a gas explosion in Chongqing, city officials say Woman at center of South Korea presidential scandal says she 'deserves death' New Shadow Brokers dump contains list of servers compromised by the NSA to use as exploit staging servers. India and China hold second round of talks on India's NSG membership in Beijing. Sources say, meeting was 'constructive'. Chinese army vows efforts on strict Party governance

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At least 2 killed and multiple injured Series of bombings, shootings in Songkhla, Pattani and Narathiwat Thailand
Joshua Wong at the China Liaison Office. But not speaking. Nathan Law speaking
Putin met with President of Turkmenistan
Trade, defense deals inked as Malaysian PM visits China
Xi Jinping meets with delegation led by Hung Hsiu-chu from KMT party, stresses the "1992 Consensus" and opposes "Taiwan independence"
The J-20, China's fifth-generation stealth fighter, is showcased for the first time at Zhuhai Airshow
Australia, Indonesia consider joint ‘peace patrols’ in disputed South China Sea
China shows off its newest military hardware, the J-20 stealth fighter
Financial services industry will add 55,000 jobs in Hong Kong over next decade
Controversial Chinese cybersecurity law enters home stretch for approval
China, Belgium seek stronger cooperation as Belgian PM visits
Chinese legislators deliberate draft nuclear safety law to specify rules for the publicity of information and public participation
Explosion rips through coal mine in China, at least 15 dead
Seoul advised to improve quality of living to attract foreign talent
Woman at center of South Korea presidential scandal says she 'deserves death'
New Shadow Brokers dump contains list of servers compromised by the NSA to use as exploit staging servers.
Chinese army vows efforts on strict Party governance