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Australian dollar flat despite strong China PMI

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The Australian dollar is holding flat on Monday morning, despite a better-than-expected reading of factory activity in China. A rise in new orders helped China’s [...]
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Chinese wines struggle to uncork overseas sales

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s makers of merlot and chardonnay have found success at home, but have struggled to convince drinkers overseas that their wines can compete with offerings from [...]
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US defense secretary menaces China at Singapore forum

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | WSWS | 6:00 AM

In a menacing and provocative speech in Singapore on Saturday, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel directly accused China of “destabilising, unilateral actions asserting [...]
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Chuck Hagel: Beijing ‘destabilising’ South China Sea

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The US defence secretary has accused China of “destabilising” the South China Sea, saying its action threatened the region’s long-term progress. Chuck Hagel [...]
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Strains building up for China property market

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After years of boom that have seen prices rocket, the prospect of a bust is looming over China’s vast property sector, with authorities hoping to avoid a meltdown that [...]
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Korea, US, China seeking conditions to resuming 6-party talks

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

“Starting with last week’s South Korea-China foreign ministers’ meeting, we’ve been discussing the conditions to resuming denuclearisation talks with [...]
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Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Hu Jia is under house arrest again in Bobo Freedom City, his Beijing apartment complex, as he often is come late spring. Two plainclothes officers are just downstairs, Hu [...]
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Survivor recounts China’s Tiananmen Square ‘cover-up’

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Adam Chen’s life changed in Beijing on June 4, 1989, when he saw friends shot to death in what became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre. Thousands of people died [...]
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‘Pivot’ Pledge Wearing Thin on Hagel Trip as China Rises

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama’s emphasis this week on restricting the use of the military abroad risks an unintended consequence: deepening concern about fading US engagement [...]
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Japan’s Abe Chides China Over Its Maritime Assertiveness and Disputes

Japan’s Abe Chides China Over Its Maritime Assertiveness and Disputes

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday offered thinly veiled criticisms of China’s recent assertiveness in maritime disputes across Asian waters, condemning what [...]
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Is US Military Using Drones to Spy on N Korea & China?

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | LiveScience.com | 6:00 AM

The US military may soon begin using long-range surveillance drones to spy on North Korea and China. Over the past week, the US Air Force stationed two unarmed Global Hawk [...]
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Man is stuck in Korea after his kid doodled all over his passport

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Sploid | 6:00 AM

A Chinese man and his four-year-old son are apparently stuck in South Korea because his son used his old man’s passport as a drawing book. Seriously. While on vacation, [...]
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First rule of Chinese tourism: Give them what they want

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

As the global travel industry rolls out the welcome mat for China’s surge of outbound tourists, it should consider tipping the scales in their customers’ favour. [...]
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N. Korea Won’t Cause a Nuclear Domino in Asia (But China Might)

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

On Thursday the Wall Street Journal published excerpts from an interview it conducted with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. One article from the interview discusses the [...]
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Japan Offers Support to Nations in Disputes With China

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Saying that his nation will play a larger role in regional security, prime minister Shinzo Abe of Japan said on Friday that his government would support Vietnam and other [...]
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