US-Japan trade agreement will be model for Indo-Pacific: Pence

Abe and US President Donald Trump had agreed to negotiate a trade pact, easing fears that Japan could be next in line in the White House's tariff offensive.

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Goldman Sachs has done wrong things in 1MDB case: PM Mahathir Mohamad

The United States, Malaysia and at least four other countries are investigating how billions of dollars went missing from 1MDB.

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Video: North Korea still maintaining ballistic missile sites, declares US think tank

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump had pledged to work towards denuclearisation

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South Korea-US military drills violate agreement: North Korea state media

A spokesman for South Korea's defense ministry rejected the North's criticism.

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We cannot turn our backs on the Saudi people: Softbank chief Masayoshi Son

Despite the condemnation, Son said the firm took seriously its "obligation" to help the Saudi people

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Indonesian search team may have found Lion Air's fuselage

Ground staff lost touch with flight JT610 of Indonesian budget airline Lion Air 13 minutes after the Boeing 737 MAX 8 took off early on Monday

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Lion Air's plane was almost brand new, was recent model of Boeing's 737 aircraft

Lion Air Chief Executive Edward Sirait said that the plane had encountered an unspecified "technical issue"

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In joint statement, India, Japan pledge partnership in maritime security, space exploration & digital growth

India and Japan signed six agreements, including on high speed train and naval cooperation

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PM Modi, Japan PM Abe hold delegation-level talks; discuss situation in Indo-Pacific region

The prime minister emphasised greater cooperation with Japan which India's third largest foreign direct investor.

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Had switched off speed-control system, Taiwan train accident driver tells court

Chief investigator Wu said more investigation was needed to determine why the driver failed to turn the protection system back on.

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5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Taiwan; no causalities reported

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake

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Protect users' personal data: Japan government to Facebook

Facebook has promised to detail on its Japanese-language website how it will address the request

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Taiwan train accident: President Tsai, Buddhist monks offer prayers

The disaster was Taiwan's deadliest rail tragedy since a 1981 collision in the northern region that killed 30 people

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Want military relationship with China that is source of stability: Mattis

Wei Fenghe and James Mattis decided to deepen mutual trust between the two militaries as tensions have mounted over the past few months.

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Bodies of five South Korean mountaineers killed in Himalayas brought home

Their bodies and those of four Nepali guides were retrieved from the remote location in the Dhaulagiri mountain range on Sunday.

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