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PHNOM PENH, March 14 (Xinhua) -- A documentary film depicting the development achievements of Cambodia under cooperation with China was inaugurated here on Tuesday, officials said.

Titled "The Smile of Cambodia", the documentary, dubbed into Khmer with Chinese subtitles, was divided into three episodes. (Cambodia-China-Documentary Film)

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JAKARTA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Mount Merapi, located on the border between the Indonesian province of Central Java and the Special Region of Yogyakarta, erupted twice on Tuesday morning, spewing smoke and ash.

The country's geological disaster institute BPPTKG in a written statement reported that the volcano spewed hot ash at 5.50 a.m. and 5.59 a.m. local time. (Indonesia-Volcano Eruption)

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MANILA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- The free trade agreement (FTA) between the Philippines and South Korea is in the final stages, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Tuesday.

Philippine Trade Secretary Alfredo Pascual said, "we have concluded our negotiations and are now in the final stages of our FTA with South Korea." (Philippines-South Korea-FTA)

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PHNOM PENH, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Minister of Tourism Thong Khon said on Tuesday that he hoped the China-Laos Railway would help bring more international tourists to the kingdom.

The railway, which connects Kunming in southwest China's Yunnan Province with the Lao capital Vientiane, was launched in December 2021. (Cambodia-Tourism)

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SYDNEY, March 14 (Xinhua) -- A recent study published in Science Advances has shown that the occurrence of simultaneous climate extremes is increasing globally due to human-induced climate change, and this trend is projected to worsen in the future.

The research team, comprising researchers from Australian and Chinese universities, utilized monthly climate observations from around the world, including temperature and precipitation data, as well as an ensemble of 11 general circulation models. (Australia-Research-Climate)

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