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Myanmar census shows population 9mn fewer than estimated YANGON: Myanmar's first census in three decades shows the country has a population of 51 million people, authorities said Saturday, around nine million fewer than an earlier estimate.The former junta-ruled nation's last survey was conducted in 1983 and in more recent estimates the government had put the population at around 60 million.The census, which triggered international concern after authorities refused to allow minority Muslims to register their ethnicity as Rohingya, was conducted in March and April."The provisional result of the population in Myanmar is 51,419,420. The female population is 1.7 million more than the male population," immigration minister Khin Yi said at a press conference Saturday.The full results, including breakdowns by religion and ethnicity, will be released in May next year.Around 1.2 million people were missed out of the census in parts of western Rakhine state and conflict-torn Kachin and Karen states, according to Khine Khine Soe, an immigration ministry ...

New Zealand minister quits as email leaks rock election campaign WELLINGTON: A campaign of dirty tricks allegations in the lead up to the New Zealand general election claimed its first victim Saturday with the resignation of justice minister Judith Collins.It follows the emergence of an 2011 email alleging she was linked to attempts to undermine the then director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Collins was the minister responsible for the SFO at the time.She has denied the allegations and any suggestion of inappropriate behaviour, ...
Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool: TEPCO TOKYO: A 400-kilogramme (880-pound) machine part fell into a nuclear fuel pool at Japan's crippled Fukushima plant Friday, the operator said.Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), said it had not detected any significant changes in radiation readings or in the level of pool water at the No. 3 reactor.A massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 ravaged Japan's northeastern coast and wrecked the plant, sparking meltdowns at three of its six reactors.Friday's incident occurred shortly after noon ...
Negotiations underway to free Fijian peacekeepers: PM SUVA: Talks were underway Friday to release 43 Fijian peacekeepers taken hostage by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, the Pacific nation's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said.Bainimarama said the peacekeepers were believed to be safe and his government was working closely with the United Nations to secure their release."The latest information we have is that they are safe and I can say now that the negotiations for their release have already begun," he said in ...
Japan defence ministry asks for record budget TOKYO: Japan's defence ministry on Friday made its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over China's expanding naval reach.The ministry wants 5.05 trillion yen ($48.7 billion) for the year, with the focus on boosting protection of a string of southern islands that stretches from Kyushu to waters near Taiwan.The request, if approved, would mark the third straight annual defence budget increase and a 3.5 percent rise from the budget for ...
China landslide toll rises to 15: report BEIJING: The death toll from a landslide that destroyed a Chinese village has risen to 15, state media reported Friday.Half of a 600-metre high knoll near Fuquan city in the southwestern province of Guizhou broke free and "wiped out a majority of the village" at its base, the official Xinhua news agency said.Rescue workers were still trying to extract survivors from the debris, it added. Pictures showed emergency personnel levering up huge slabs of tiled ...
Indonesia, Australia sign deal to end spying row NUSA DUA: Indonesia and Australia on Thursday signed an agreement aimed at drawing a line under a damaging espionage row and paving the way for the resumption of full cooperation on issues such as defence.Ties between the neighbours sank to their lowest point in years in November after reports that Australian spies tried to tap the phones of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his inner circle.Jakarta recalled its ambassador from Canberra and suspended cooperation in ...

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