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‘Modern-day pirate’ Kim Dotcom’s words now used against him

28-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors say Kim Dotcom and his colleagues sometimes reveled in their role as “modern-day pirates,” discussed how to thwart the justice system, and joked that [...]
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UN migrant rights expert puts off Australia visit over ‘unacceptable’ restrictions

28-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An independent UN expert on migrant rights said Friday he had postponed a visit to Australia citing restrictions on his access to detention centres, and concerns people he [...]
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Burma Muslims mark Eid as monks urge curbs to ritual slaughter

28-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Muslims in Myanmar marked Eid on Friday with the ritual sacrifice of cattle amid pressure from Buddhist nationalists to curb the animal slaughter in a country where religious [...]
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Indian environment minister: Less poverty is climate justice

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 9:30 AM

India will confirm plans next week for a fivefold increase in renewable energy by 2020, the environment minister said. But it will continue to champion poor countries in [...]
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Vietnamese refugees reach out to Syrians fleeing by boat

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 9:30 AM

When Jonathan Huynh heard the haunting story of two young Syrian boys and their mother fleeing their country and drowning when their small rubber boat capsized on its way to [...]
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Australia Post reports first annual loss in 30 years

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 9:30 AM

Australia Post on Friday delivered its first full-year loss in three decades driven by plunging letter volumes in the struggle to enter the digital era. The after tax loss of [...]
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Sending Message To China, Vietnam Further Strengthens Ties With Japan – Analysis

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Eurasia Review | 9:30 AM

Vietnam Communist Party Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid a four-day official visit to Japan from September 15. He held official talks with Japanese prime minister Shizo Abe [...]
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US, Australia embassies warn of terror attack in Malaysia

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 9:30 AM

The US and Australian embassies in Malaysia have warned of a potential terrorist attack at a popular hawker street in Kuala Lumpur. The US Embassy issued an advisory Thursday [...]
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More than 60 injured, houses damaged in Indonesian quake

More than 60 injured, houses damaged in Indonesian quake

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 8:06 AM

More than 60 people were injured and 200 houses damaged Friday when a powerful earthquake rocked remote eastern Indonesia, a disaster agency official said, and warned the [...]
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Dairy giant Fonterra lifts profit on strong second half

25-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra reported a 183 percent rise in annual net profit on Thursday as cost-cutting paid off late in the financial year despite “extremely [...]
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Australia’s bellabox heads to China with help from Tmall

25-Sep-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Australia Post has been working closely with Tmall to get Australian companies into China; has ushered in 36 brands till date Australia’s largest beauty box [...]
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Burma president broadcasts democratic credentials in election push

25-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s President Thein Sein portrayed himself as a champion of free speech in a video released on Wednesday, adding to speculation he may look to serve a second term [...]
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Burma inaugurates $1.5 billion economic zone ahead of elections

25-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s vice president opened on Wednesday a $1.5 billion manufacturing complex aimed at luring investment and creating jobs, showcasing government work on developing [...]
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New Contingency Planning Memorandum: A China-Vietnam Military Clash

New Contingency Planning Memorandum: A China-Vietnam Military Clash

25-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CFR | 6:00 AM

The risk of a military confrontation between China and Vietnam is rising. Although the two countries have enjoyed close party-to-party ties for decades, since 2011 they have [...]
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Burma garment workers long for ‘manufacturing renaissance’

25-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Wearing an expression of intense concentration, Myanmar garment worker Htet Myat Nyein stitches jackets bound for wealthy foreign high streets, part of a booming industry [...]
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