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Al Qaeda in India apparently botches first terror attack, reports say

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Call it a jihadi error in judgment. The newly-formed branch of Al Qaeda in India apparently botched its first attempt at a terror attack after militants mistook a Pakistani [...]
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Thai police question 3 Burma men over murder of British pair

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

Thai police Tuesday questioned three Myanmar men over the murder of two British tourists on the southern resort island of Koh Tao, as their bodies were due to arrive in [...]
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Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India amid rising tension

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Buddhist spiritual leader to convene unprecedented talks in attempt to boost religious harmony in emerging economic power The Dalai Lama is to convene an unprecedented [...]
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China Set to Step Up Investment in India

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

China’s president is expected to pledge billions of dollars in investments for India this week as Beijing looks to gain influence with a regional heavyweight at a time [...]
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Hundreds of Vietnam drug addicts escape rehabilitation

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

At least 400 drug addicts have escaped a rehabilitation centre in northern Vietnam where they were receiving compulsory treatment. Local media reported that the group struck [...]
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China’s WMD cooperation with Pakistan looms over Xi-Modi talks

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

The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India and his meeting with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi this week has elicited considerable positive interest in both [...]
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Typhoon Kalmaegi likely to hit northeastern Vietnam Wednesday

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

After slamming the northern Philippines, Typhoon Kalmaegi is moving towards the waters between China’s Leizhou and Hainan Island. It will then enter the Gulf of Tonkin [...]
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‘Bodhi’ trees gets a place in Vietnam’s Presidential palace

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | PTI | 6:00 AM

A second sapling of the revered ‘Bodhi’ tree from Gaya in Bihar was on Monday planted in Vietnam’s Presidential palace by President Pranab Mukherjee, 55 [...]
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India my favourite market in Asia, since Modi was elected: Chris Wood, CLSA

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

ET Now: Do you think the tapering is soon going to end and what is your outlook for the Indian market? Chris Wood: We are coming close to the end of the QE tapering in the [...]
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Google debuts $105 Android One smartphone in India

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

Google on Monday launched a $105 smartphone in India, taking aim at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One. “With Android One, we not only want to [...]
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Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War veterans

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

President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America’s most distinguished honor for heroism in combat, to two soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War, one who [...]
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‘Malaysia’ written with chilli sauce saves Malaysians stranded in Kashmir floods

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The word “Malaysia” written with chilli sauce and shirts laid out in the pattern of the Malaysian flag saved the lives of 15 Malaysians who were stranded on a [...]
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Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two Vietnam War soldiers – one still living, one killed in action – received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they [...]
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India tightens Vietnam defence, oil ties ahead of China’s Xi’s visit

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

India extended a $100 million export credit to Vietnam for defence deals and tightened energy ties on Monday, signaling a more confident foreign policy ahead of a visit this [...]
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India, Vietnam call for freedom of navigation in South China Sea

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Ahead of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s trip to India on Wednesday, Vietnam and India on Monday agreed that the “freedom of navigation in the East Sea/South China [...]
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