Asia Briefs: Myanmar to build fence on India border

Myanmar to build fence on India border

YANGON • The Myanmar Foreign Ministry yesterday said it will build border demarcation fencing with India under the countries' border agreement. The Myanmar side will construct the fence in its Naga self-administered zone, 10m from the demarcation border line.

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S. Korean missing in Philippines: Cop held

MANILA • A Philippine policeman assigned to fight drugs has been detained over the alleged kidnapping of a South Korean businessman who went missing nearly three months ago, the authorities said yesterday.

The man's wife reported the abduction to the police after he disappeared in October last year.

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