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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news abstract at 1600, July 31

YANGON — Myanmar’s National Defense and Security Council (NDSC) selected Monday to increase the state of emergency within the Southeast Asian nation for one more six months.

According to the council’s assertion signed by Acting President U Myint Swe, the emergency interval was prolonged in accordance with the Section 425 of the State Constitution for six extra months ranging from Aug. 1. (Myanmar-State of Emergency-Extension)

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ISLAMABAD — The dying toll from the suicide assault at a political gathering within the Bajaur district of Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday jumped to 54 after extra injured succumbed to their accidents, a police official mentioned on Monday.

Additional Inspector General of Police Shaukat Abbas instructed the media that 10 of the injured misplaced their lives since Monday morning throughout their therapy in several hospitals of the province. (Pakistan-Suicide Attack-Death Toll)

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SEOUL — The chief of South Korea’s important opposition Democratic Party despatched a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, urging him to droop the deliberate discharge of nuclear-contaminated wastewater.

Lee Jae-myung, the Democratic Party chief, delivered the letter through the Japanese embassy in Seoul on July 28, calling for Kishida to carry off on releasing radioactive wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear energy plant, the celebration spokesman instructed a press briefing on Monday. (S. Korea-Japan-Fukushima Wastewater)

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MANILA — The Philippines and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to revitalize commerce and relaunch free commerce agreements (FTA) talks.

The two events cast the brand new cooperation throughout a gathering between Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Manila. (Philippines-EU-FTA)