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H&M to open first Indian store in 2014

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Swedish fashion giant H&M said Wednesday it will open its first Indian store in 2014, taking advantage of the opening-up of the giant Asian market to foreign retailers. [...]
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Australia’s Telstra H1 net profit up 9.7pct

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s dominant telecom company Telstra on Thursday reported a 9.7 percent jump in first-half net profit, boosted by more than 700,000 new mobile customers in the [...]
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Australia falls short on Aboriginal welfare targets

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday admitted Australia has failed to meet important targets on Aboriginal welfare and vowed to work to ensure all indigenous children went [...]
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Brazil’s Embraer targets booming Asia-Pacific

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Brazil’s top aircraft maker Embraer on Wednesday said it saw Asia-Pacific air travel providing jet makers with a $70 billion growth opportunity over 20 years. Embraer, [...]
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Father kills son at cricket training in Australia

Father kills son at cricket training in Australia

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A mother spoke of her shock on Thursday after her estranged husband killed their 11-year-old son at cricket practice before being shot dead by police in front of horrified [...]
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Australian unemployment worst in a decade

Australian unemployment worst in a decade

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s unemployment rate in January jumped to 6.0 percent – its worst in a decade – with the economy shedding 3,700 jobs amid a turbulent transition [...]
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Cambodian court rules against bail for protesters

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian appeals court on Tuesday refused to release on bail 21 people arrested early last month in connection with anti-government protests. The detainees are garment [...]
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Killer whales die in rare New Zealand mass stranding

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A pod of nine killer whales died on Wednesday in a rare mass stranding on the New Zealand coast, in a loss conservationists said was a major blow to the local orca [...]
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Australia falls short on Aboriginal welfare targets

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday admitted Australia has failed to meet important targets on Aboriginal welfare and vowed to work to ensure all indigenous children went [...]
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Hindraf dares MIC to quit Putrajaya if it fails to keep promises to Indians

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

MIC leaders have been challenged to quit the Najib administration if Putrajaya fails to deliver its promises to the Indian community in providing better opportunities in [...]
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No offence committed by Little India riot bus driver: AGC

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

No offence was committed by the bus driver at the centre of the Little India riot that occurred on 8 December last year, said the Attorney-General’s Chambers on [...]
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Australia-Indonesia: a dangerous impasse

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Dailytimes | 6:00 AM

The exercise is called Operation Sovereign Borders, with Australian naval vessels pushing the refugee boats back into Indonesian waters; if considered unsafe, the refugees [...]
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Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Twenty-one Cambodian activists and workers arrested during a bloody crackdown on a garment industry strike last month were denied bail on Tuesday, despite international [...]
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Australian drug trafficker’s media payday in doubt

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Australian drug trafficker newly freed from an Indonesian prison faces an uphill battle under Australian law to keep any earnings from a reported multimillion-dollar [...]
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Australia seizes $162 million of meth hidden in kayaks from China

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Australia have seized Aus$180 million (US$162 million) of methamphetamine stashed in a consignment of kayaks from China and arrested four Taiwanese nationals, [...]
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