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Chinese Exports Fall 6.6pct in March

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

An unexpected drop in both China’s exports and imports in March threw more doubt around the country’s growth prospects, though economists said the real picture [...]
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Beijing eyes smog controls ahead of Apec meeting

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China may revive 2008 Beijing Olympics-style air pollution controls when it holds a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in the often smog-shrouded capital in November, state [...]
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No forceful stimulus to lift China’s economy in near term – Premier Li

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will not take any forceful stimulus measures to counter short-term fluctuations in its economic growth, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, stressing again that [...]
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Hagel Asks China’s Xi Jinping to Do More to Contain N Korea

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wrapped up a three-day visit to China on Wednesday by urging President Xi Jinping to play a larger role in containing the dangers posed in [...]
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Japan Plans to Build Up Plutonium Stockpile

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wire | 6:00 AM

Japan is planning on moving ahead with a programme for increasing its stockpiles of plutonium, according to The New York Times. The additional plutonium would not be prime [...]
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Japan’s Dispatches of Jets Against China Rise to Record

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s dispatches of fighter jets to pursue Chinese aircraft rose by a third in the past year to a record 415 times, reflecting growing tensions stemming from a [...]
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Live at the Bank of Japan: Kuroda tweaks messaging but not policy

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Kuroda seized the opportunity to speak directly to financial markets on Tuesday, when the Bank of Japan (BOJ) introduced live news conferences, reinforcing his core message [...]
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Japan’s NTT DoCoMo to retain investment in Tata telecom

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

NTT DoCoMo has decided to stay put in its telecom joint venture with the Tata Group for at least another year, people aware of the development said, giving a breather to [...]
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Japan’s top naval officer tipped for talks with Chinese peer

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The chief of the Maritime Self-Defense Force is expected to meet China’s top naval officer during a trip to attend an international symposium later this month, a [...]
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China Aims to Keep Growth Within ‘Reasonable Range,’ Premier Says

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang gave the world’s No. 2 economy wiggle room to slightly miss its growth targets, saying expansion could be higher or lower than [...]
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New China ambassador tries to mend fences with Philippines

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

China’s new ambassador to the Philippines on Tuesday met President Benigno Aquino to try to mend relations strained by a festering territorial dispute. Zhao Jianhua, [...]
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US defense chief gets earful as China visit exposes tensions

US defense chief gets earful as China visit exposes tensions

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tensions between China and the United States were on full display on Tuesday as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel faced questions in Beijing about America’s position in [...]
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Saga Not Likely to Hurt Malaysia-China Economic Ties

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Saga Not Likely to Hurt Malaysia-China Economic Ties

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 saga may have negatively impacted the Southeast Asian country’s vital tourism sector, but it will not prompt the Chinese authorities [...]
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Many Chinese tourists cancelling Malaysia visit following MH370 incident, says Nazri – Bernama

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

There has been a dip in the number of Chinese tourists arriving in Malaysia, following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 since March 8. Tourism and [...]
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Lawyers quit in protest at China graft activists’ trial

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers representing two Chinese anti-graft activists walked out of a Beijing courtroom in protest on Wednesday, with one of them denouncing the trial proceedings as [...]
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