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India needs corporate tax in line with global levels – Jaitley

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India should have a tax on company profits that is more consistently applied than it is now and should bring down its effective rate to global levels, Finance minister Arun [...]
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Asia’s Fastest Growing Cities Aren’t All in China

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Move over, Shanghai. The fastest growing city in Asia over the next five years will be Delhi, according to Oxford Economics. Chinese cities make up only three of its top 10 [...]
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India’s street dentists filling gap for the poor

23-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ignoring noisy buses and curious onlookers, street dentist Allah Baksh plunges his hands into a patient’s mouth to fit a sparkling set of dentures for $12 in the Indian [...]
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Malaysia orders rescue of migrants, Burma to attend conference

Malaysia orders rescue of migrants, Burma to attend conference

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak said on Thursday he had ordered the navy to rescue thousands of migrants adrift at sea, and a Thai official said Myanmar had [...]
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Ford sales growth mainly from Asia in next decade: exec

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ford Motor Co (F.N) sees most of its corporate sales growth over the next decade coming from the Asia Pacific region despite the recent slowdown in China auto demand, a top [...]
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The Latest on Rohingya: US military preparing air patrols

23-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

10 a.m. (0300 GMT) The UN refugee agency is estimating that over 3,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants – or even more – could still be adrift in the Andaman [...]
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Australia PM rules out resettling Asian boat migrants

23-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott Thursday ruled out helping resettle the wave of migrants fleeing to Southeast Asia, saying it would worsen the problem and [...]
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Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

23-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The decision by Indonesia and Malaysia to give temporary shelter to thousands of migrants stranded at sea appears to have defused a potential Southeast Asian humanitarian [...]
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US says South China Sea reclamations stoke instability

US says South China Sea reclamations stoke instability

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to [...]
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China’s Sea Aggression to Bring Vietnam, US Closer, Says Osius POSTED ONLINE

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s territorial maneuvers in the contested South China Sea are bringing its Communist neighbour Vietnam and the US closer together, according to the new ambassador [...]
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China’s Sea Aggression to Bring Vietnam, U.S. Closer, Says Osius

China’s Sea Aggression to Bring Vietnam, U.S. Closer, Says Osius

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 11:39 AM

China’s territorial maneuvers in the contested South China Sea are bringing its Communist neighbor Vietnam and the U.S. closer together, according to the new ambassador to [...]
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Bay of Bengal migrant crisis: the boats and the numbers

22-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In the past 10 days, nearly 3,000 boatpeople from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been rescued or swum to shore in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. Several thousand more are [...]
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China navy warns US spy plane in disputed South China Sea: CNN

China navy warns US spy plane in disputed South China Sea: CNN

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Chinese navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, [...]
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WTO to help settle US, New Zealand farm trade row with Indonesia

22-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The World Trade Organisation agreed Wednesday to create a single panel of experts to study complaints from the United States and New Zealand over Indonesia’s import [...]
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Beaten and starving, some Rohingya flee boats, return to camps

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Scores of Myanmar’s minority Rohingya Muslims are paying off people smugglers and returning to the squalid camps they used to live in after being held for months on [...]
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