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PAQUISTÃO “In a statement made on Monday, Interior Minister Rehman Malik cautiously signaled that the government may be ready to engage the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in peace talks.”
Ler mais: “Malik signals possibility of peace talks with Pakistani Taliban” (Dawn, 4 de fevereiro de 2013).

TAILÂNDIA I “House Standing Committee on State Security chairman Weng Tojirakan yesterday discussed the Rohingya migrant issue and recommended talks with Myanmar to repatriate them or contact the United Nations to find a third country to take them in.”
Ler mais: “ Officials urge talks with Myanmar, UN on Rohingya” (The Nation, 7 de fevereiro de 2013).

TAILÂNDIA II “Dithaporn Sasasamit, spokesperson for the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc), said yesterday that up to 5,899 Rohingya migrants had sneaked into Thailand on 48 occasions since last October.”
Ler mais: “'More than 5,000 Rohingya since Oct' ” (The Nation, 8 de fevereiro de 2013).

NEPAL “As representatives at the General Convention start discussions on the political document presented by Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, senior Maoist leaders are at loggerheads over the party’s position on ‘national independence,’ a terminology used to describe how the party views India.”
Ler mais: “Maoist top guns at odds over position on India” (The Kathmandu Post, 5 de fevereiro de 2013).

CAMBOJA “Fireworks lit up the night sky of the Cambodian capital Monday as the late king Father Norodom Sihanouk was cremated at the end of an elaborate four-day funeral.”
Ler mais: “Fireworks light up night sky as King Father cremated” (The Cambodia Herald, 4 de fevereiro de 2013).


MYANMAR “Myanmar is in the second phase of reform with an emphasis on public services, Kan Zaw, minister of national planning and economic development, said recently.”
Ler mais: “Myanmar's 2nd reform phase to focus on utilities” (The Nation, 6 de fevereiro de 2013).

VIETNAME-COREIAS “Viet Nam is closely following recent developments on the Korean Peninsula and will persist in supporting peace, stability and the denuclearisation of the region, the spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry has confirmed to reporters.”
Ler mais: “ Nation supports nuke-free Korea” (Viet Nam News, 6 de fevereiro de 2013).

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MALÁSIA “The success of a nation does not depend solely on its skyscrapers, modern public amenities, high-tech factories or increased per capita income but also on its value system, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.”
Ler mais: “PM points out true value of civilised nation - social transformation” (The Star, 4 de janeiro de 2013).

CHINA-JAPÃO “The use of fire-control radar by a Chinese Navy ship on a Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel in the East China Sea last week is believed to have been aimed at gauging the reaction of the U.S. military and Japanese forces in the country.”
Ler mais: “'Hostile' radar likely used to test Japan” (Yomiuri Shimbun, 7 de fevereiro de 2013).

COREIA DO NORTE INDONÉSIA “The House of Representatives said it would question the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) next week over a report saying Indonesia was complicit in the US Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) secret operation to detain and torture suspected terrorists worldwide following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.”
Ler mais: “House to summon BIN over CIA cooperation” (The Jakarta Post, 8 de fevereiro de 2013).

“North Korea said Sunday its leader Kim Jong-un has made an “important decision to defend national security and sovereignty,” furthering speculation about an imminent nuclear test.”
Ler mais: “ N.K. hints at imminent nuclear test” (The Korea Herald, 3 de fevereiro de 2013).

COREIA DO SUL-COREIA DO NORTE “South Korea faces a tough task in bolstering its deterrence capabilities against a North Korea feared to emerge as a genuine nuclear power if an impending third test is successful.”
Ler mais: “Seoul faces tough choices to contain N.K. nuke threat” (The Korea Herald, 6 de fevereiro de 2013). 2

FILIPINAS “The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended indefinitely the restraining order against the implementation of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.”
Ler mais: “Cyber law stopped until further notice” (Philippine Daily Inquirer, 5 de fevereiro de 2013).

JAPÃO-COREIA DO NORTE “The government will tighten sanctions on North Korea if it conducts a third nuclear test, including increasing the number of North Korean officials living in Japan who will be prohibited from reentering, it has been learned.”
Ler mais: “Govt ready to act if N-test conducted” (The Yomiuri Shimbun, 6 de fevereiro de 2013).

TAIWAN “The Executive Yuan yesterday named China Airlines Chairman Chang Chia-juch as the replacement for outgoing Economics Minister Shih Yen-shiang.”
Ler mais: “China Airlines chair tapped to lead MOEA” (The China Post, 4 de fevereiro de 2013).
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EUA-PAQUISTÃO-AFEGANISTÃO “The United States supports a Pak-Afghan deadline for finalising a peace deal with the Taliban and urges insurgents to open a reconciliation post in Qatar as soon as possible, says the US State Department.”
Ler mais: “ US supports Pak-Afghan deadline for Taliban deal” (Dawn, 6 de fevereiro de 2013).


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