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ASIA NEWS AGENDA ON TUESDAY
+ 70th anniversary of assassination of India’s ‘father’ Gandhi 
+ Duterte visits city devastated after militant siege  
INDIA
– India remembers its independence icon Mahatma Gandhi, 70 years after he was assassinated in New Delhi  
PHILIPPINES
– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visits the battleground southern city of Marawi, which government forces retook last year after a five-month battle against IS sympathisers that claimed 1,100-plus lives.
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CHINA
– China’s minister of industry and information technology, Miao Wei, gives a press briefing on the development of the communication industry.
– China’s top legislative body, the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, concludes a two-day session to discuss a revision of the constitution after a proposed to add Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s eponymous guiding principles to the charter.
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia
– Trial continues in Malaysia of two women accused of murdering the North Korean leader’s estranged half-brother.
PHILIPPINES
– Monitoring the erupting Mayon volcano which has forced the evacuation of nearly 90,000 people.
TAIWAN
– Tennis. WTA Taiwan Open in Taipei.