Tue, 03 Oct 2023

PHNOM PENH -- The Cambodia-China relations have become an "invaluable treasure" for both countries and peoples over the past 65 years, President of the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) Sok Touch said on Friday.

"We are all happy to see the 'tree of Cambodia-China friendship' grow and root deeply in these 65 years," he told a forum on Cambodia-China relations. (China-Cambodia-Relations)

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TOKYO -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck Japan's eastern regions, the country's weather agency said on Friday.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the temblor occurred at 7:03 p.m. local time at a depth of 50 km, measuring lower 5 on Japan's seismic intensity scale, which peaks at 7. (Japan-Earthquake)

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TOKYO -- The son of a city assembly chief in central Japan was arrested by police on Friday on suspicion of killing four people, including two police officers, in a shocking stabbing and shooting rampage, local police said.

The suspect, Masanori Aoki, 31, the eldest son of Masamichi Aoki, speaker of the city assembly in Nakano, Nagano Prefecture, was finally arrested at around 4:40 a.m. local time on Friday, after police were alerted to an incident at 4:30 p.m. local time on Thursday in which a man had stabbed a woman. (Japan-Rampage-Deaths)

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SEOUL -- Nine passengers suffered breathing difficulty as a South Korean aircraft landed with its door open, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.

The entrance door of the plane, which left an airport in the country's southern resort island of Jeju at around 11:49 a.m. local time (0249 GMT), opened just before landing at the airport in Daegu, about 240 km southeast of Seoul, at 12:45 p.m. (0345 GMT). (South Korea-Aircraft-Open door)

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