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Warmer Pacific worsened cyclone risk for E. Asia

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China, Korea and Japan have been placed in the firing line of powerful tropical cyclones by a warming of water in the western Pacific, according to a three-decade study [...]
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Australia’s Duet and Canada’s TransAlta to build gas pipeline for Fortescue

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Duet Group and Canada’s TransAlta Corp announced a joint venture to build a 270 kilometre (168-mile) pipeline in Western Australia to deliver gas for [...]
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Tampines land in Cambodia for pre-season tour

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

S.League champions Tampines Rovers’ pre-season preparations have stepped up a notch after the team arrived in Cambodia on Wednesday to play friendly games against two [...]
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How are Asia’s 1.2 billion web users spread out across the continent? (SLIDESHOW)

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The talented team at We Are Social, the Singapore-based research and marketing firm, has come out with yet another massive report, this time zooming in on all things [...]
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Australian heatwave set to worsen as fires rage

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australians sweltering through a severe heatwave were warned on Thursday that the worst Is yet to come, with hundreds of fires raging in several states and temperatures [...]
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Kim Dotcom to launch New Zealand political party

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom says he’s launching a political party in his adopted home of New Zealand to contest the country’s general election this [...]
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Singapore objects to New York Times’ editorial on riot in Little India

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE has objected to a New York Times editorial headlined “Singapore’s angry migrant workers”, on the December 8 riot in Little India, and the [...]
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Indonesia jails militant over Burma embassy plot

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic extremist to six years in jail for conspiring to attack the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta to avenge the killing of Rohingya Muslims. [...]
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India set to ease restrictions on local carriers flying abroad – minister

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India could ease restrictions that prevent some of its domestic airlines from flying on international services within a month, potentially benefiting start-ups set up by [...]
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With over 15M visits a month, Zalora to launch marketplace for sellers

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

E-commerce store Zalora will launch its marketplace for independent fashion designers and sellers in the first half of this year Independent fashion designers and sellers now [...]
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in the first half of this year. [...]
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Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia

Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lightning strikes ignited more than 250 fires across southeast Australia overnight, officials said Wednesday, as firefighters battled to put out the flames and the country [...]
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Australia trying to confirm couple’s death in Syria

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s foreign ministry said Wednesday it was trying to confirm the reported deaths of a young woman and her husband in the Syrian conflict. Amira Karroum, 22, and [...]
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Vodka made from cow’s milk makes international debut

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Until man figures out how to turn water into wine, New Zealand dairy farmers have come up with a way to turn cow’s milk into vodka. Set to hit liquor store shelves [...]
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US, India meet to get ties back on track after dispute

US, India meet to get ties back on track after dispute

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A senior US diplomat met India’s ambassador to the United States on Tuesday with the aim of getting bilateral ties back on track after the arrest and strip search of a [...]
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