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August 9, 2023 · 12:44 PM UTC· ago
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said he will advise the president to dissolve parliament late on Wednesday, setting the stage for a national election as the country grapples with political and economic crises.
- Asia PacificIndonesia parliament seeks to change rules to allow election delays
Indonesia's parliament plans to amend the constitution to allow elections to be delayed in the event of an emergency, a deputy speaker said on Wednesday, but any change would only be discussed after the scheduled 2024 vote.
- Asia PacificSouth Korea says Myanmar arms ban in place after U.N. concern
South Korea said on Wednesday its ban on the sale of arms to Myanmar remained in place even though it had invited an envoy appointed by its military rulers to an event promoting the sale of weapons.
- Asia PacificChina, Russia submit technical queries to Japan on Fukushima water discharge
China and Russia have submitted technical queries to Japan questioning the country's plan to release radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, China's foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.