Asia Pacific News Summary

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Australian Federal Police to reopen corruption investigations

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:04:23 +1100

The Australian Federal police are to reopen a corruption investigation into the activities of an Australian mining company in Cambodia after their initial efforts were criticised for not being sufficiently thorough.

Tonga braces as storm system heads for cyclone strength

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:04:21 +1100

A tropical depression heading from Fiji towards Tonga is expected to strengthen into a cyclone by tomorrow.

PNG PM, BHP and Garnaut at loggerheads again

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:04:19 +1100

The Australian economist Professor Ross Garnaut has urged Australia and Papua New Guinea to prevent the arbitrary use of immigration powers from disrupting bilateral business.

What can be done to reduce Chinese air pollution?

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:04:16 +1100

China’s capital Beijing is enduring its worst air pollution on record.

Electric vehicles could reduce Asian oil reliance

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:04:12 +1100

Many Asian countries are trying to do their bit to improve the region’s air quality and reduce reliance on oil.