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Sea turned red after Australian shark attack, says rescuer

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A man who dived into the sea to rescue a woman from a shark attack said Monday “reality hit” when he saw the water turn red, as he was honoured for his bravery. [...]
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Australia still analysing French images in Malaysia jetliner search

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian authorities said on Monday they are still examining French radar images showing potential floating debris and have not yet shifted the search for a missing [...]
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Australia tobacco sales edge up despite plain packaging -industry

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed at [...]
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Burma’s marine ‘Lost World’ braces for tourism

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Where the Indian Ocean rolls toward Myanmar’s southwestern coast, a lacework of 800 islands rises, fringed with shimmering beaches of no footprints. Here hornbills [...]
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Australia widens MH370 search area as hunt ramps up

Australia widens MH370 search area as hunt ramps up

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian rescue officials broadened the search area for missing Malaysian flight MH370 on Saturday and boosted the number of spotter planes in the Indian Ocean, with [...]
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Australia Continues Search for MH370, but Hasn’t Found Anything Yet

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Atlantic Wire | 6:00 AM

Late Wednesday night, Australian prime minister Tony Abbott said satellite images had revealed objects that could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and [...]
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14 Indians jailed for rioting in Singapore

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Fourteen Indians were on Thursday jailed for clashing with a group of people in Singapore’s Little India, where the country’s worst riot in 40 years broke out [...]
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New Zealand economy grows 0.9pct in Q4

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Zealand’s economy expanded 0.9 percent quarter-on-quarter in October-December 2013, taking annual growth to 2.7 percent, official data showed Thursday. The figures, [...]
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Australia’s Freelancer.com acquires Polish jobs marketplace Zlecenia

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With the acquisition deal in place, Freelancer.com’s Polish marketplace will double its user base Australia-based jobs marketplace Freelancer.com announced this morning [...]
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FACTBOX – Dimensions of missing Malaysian jet

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has said two objects up to 24 metres (78 ft 9 inches) in size have been spotted by satellite in the southern Indian Ocean, providing a lead in the search for the [...]
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Jet mystery unfolds as Asian air travel booms

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth [...]
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INSIGHT – Putin looks to Asia as West threatens to isolate Russia

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty this week annexing Crimea to great fanfare in the Kremlin and anger in the West, a trusted lieutenant was making his way to Asia [...]
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China sends ships to search sea west of Australia

China sends ships to search sea west of Australia

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is sending three warships and an icebreaker to join the search for possible pieces of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean, the government [...]
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Australia’s Economy Survives a Slowdown in China

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

For better or worse, investors have come to regard Australia as an economic satellite of China. The gravitational pull exerted by China’s appetite for Australian iron [...]
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Bangladesh’s otter fishing tradition faces extinction

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Swimming in circles alongside a fishing boat, the excited cries of two short-haired otters ring out across a river in southern Bangladesh that feeds into the Sundarbans, the [...]
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