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Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Burkina Faso's interim President Ibrahim Traore at the Russia-Africa Summit in Russia in July.

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Russia helps Burkina Faso go nuclear

Burkina Faso has signed a deal with Russian state energy company Rosatom to build a nuclear plant in the West African nation. The agreement follows discussions in July between Burkinabe military leader Capt. Ibrahim Traore and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa Summit in St. Petersburg.
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China's S$2bil coal deal with Indonesia may hit Australia

November 28, 2020 8:27 PM

JAKARTA - China plans to buy about US$1.5 billion (S$2 billion) of coal from Indonesia after agreeing to a new three-year supply pact, a move that has the potential to further weaken trade ties with rival supplier Australia.

Shoplots housing cryptocurrency operations in Johor raided for stealing electricity

September 01, 2020 7:07 PM

ISKANDAR PUTERI (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two cryptocurrency mining premises in Johor have been raided for electricity theft totalling an estimated RM2.5 million (S$820,000).

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