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18 repatriated from Cambodia for running live streaming porn platforms

HANGZHOU, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- Police in east China's Zhejiang province have repatriated 18 suspects from Cambodia who have been using mobile applications to recruit prepaid members for live streaming pornographic platforms, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.


Kim, Moon agree on more efforts toward denuclearisation

PYONGYANG, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- North Korean top leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday agreed to take additional steps toward making the Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons and threats of armed conflicts, Xinhua news agency reported.


Cambodian King appoints 101 as personal advisers, aides to PM Hun Sen

PHNOM PENH, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni has appointed a total of 101 people as personal advisers and aides to Prime Minister  Hun Sen, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a royal decree released to the media on Wednesday.


China will invest US$14.6 billion to develop digital economy

HANGZHOU, Sept 19 (Berrnama) -- China will invest 100 billion yuan (about US$14.6 billion) for developing the digital economy in the next five years, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday, citing an agreement signed at the International Conference on the Digital Economy and the Digital Silk Road.


16,663 Afghan refugees return home within week: UN agency

KABUL, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- Some 16,633 Afghan refugees have returned home from neighbouring Pakistan and Iran form Sept 9 to 14, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday.


Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi expands to Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- China's ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing on Wednesday launched operations in Guadalajara, Mexico's second largest city, Xinhua news agency reported.


Turning away from rule of law in international trade costly for us - Nobel Laureate

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- By withdrawing from multilateral trade agreements and unilaterally imposing tariffs on major trading partners, the US is turning away from rule based trade regime that is crucial for global growth, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a Nobel Prize laureate on Wednesday.