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Japan, Australia to resume free trade talks 1:50 PM TOKYO - JAPAN will hold free-trade talks with Australia next week, the government said on Monday as it resumes the stalled negotiation amid concerns over its heavily protected farm sector. Officials from Japan and Australia will hold talks in Tokyo for four days from February 7, which will be the first negotiation since April last year, the Japanese foreign ministry said. Philippines posts record economic growth 12:06 PM MANILA - THE Philippine economy expanded by 7.3 per cent last year, the highest since democracy was restored to the country more than two decades ago, the government said on Monday. Growth domestic product (GDP) growth in the last three months of 2010 also surpassed expectations to reach 7.1 per cent, the National Statistical Coordination Board said. Cyber raids threaten British and US stock markets: Repo...

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