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Indonesia Air Chief Marshal Agus Supriatna denies that overcapacity led to the crash of the military aircraft in Medan on Tuesday, The Jakarta Post reports. Haze makes a comeback in several places in Malaysia as air quality drops, writes The Star. The Thai military junta and anti-coup students are told to engage in dialogue before tension between them further escalates, says The Nation. The immolation deaths on the Shinkansen bullet train in Japan raises security fears ahead of the G-7 summit next year and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, notes The Yomiuri Shimbun. A 20-year-old college student suffering burns to 90 per cent of his body has a miraculous recovery when he regains consciousness and can breathe unassisted, The China Post reports.
 

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