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India’s defence shake-up sends Mahindra hunting for partners

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

- India’s Mahindra Group is talking to potential foreign partners about building guns, ships, tanks and fighter jets to cash in on the prime minister’s plan to [...]
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Crowdfunders pitch in after tourist caught in Singapore phone scam

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans outraged by an electronics shop that left a Vietnamese tourist in tears after a phone-sale scam have raised thousands of dollars to compensate him, a [...]
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Singaporeans aid Vietnam tourist victim of phone scam

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans outraged by an electronics shop that left a Vietnamese tourist in tears after a phone-sale scam have raised thousands of dollars to compensate him, a [...]
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Billion dollar Australia-China cattle export deal

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One million Australian cattle worth Aus$1 billion (US$860 million) will be shipped to China annually in a deal that will double the size of the live export industry, [...]
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China’s Uighur Unrest Is Opportunity for Afghans

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Since the British first tried and failed to subdue Afghanistan in the 19th century, stumbling into a costly Afghan war seems to have become a mandatory step for global power [...]
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As US Slowly Exits Afghanistan, Communist China Steps In

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The New American | 6:00 AM

Rather than “making the world safe for democracy,” Washington, D.C., seems to be doing a much better job at making the world safe for the tyrants in Beijing. With [...]
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India vs. China: The Battle for Global Manufacturing

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

With its chronic blackouts, crumbling roads, and other infrastructure woes, India should have no appeal for John Ginascol. A vice president at Abbott Laboratories (ABT), [...]
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MH17: Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte thanks Australia for Malaysia Airlines crash response

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has visited the crisis centre at the Foreign Affairs Department in Canberra to thank staff for their work in responding to the MH17 tragedy. [...]
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Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to [...]
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Australia steps up Ebola response

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia stepped up its response to the Ebola crisis Wednesday in announcing Aus$20 million (US$17 million) to help staff a 100-bed British-built treatment centre in Sierra [...]
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Over $12,000 raised for Vietnamese tourist scammed in Sim Lim Square

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

More than $9,600 (S$12,450) has been raised to buy a new iPhone 6 for a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed in Sim Lim Square and lost three month’s worth of salary. [...]
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Australia bows to pressure to step up Ebola fight in Africa

Australia bows to pressure to step up Ebola fight in Africa

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia will fund an Ebola treatment clinic in Sierra Leone, prime minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, responding to pressure from the United States and others to do [...]
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Officials fear al Qaeda grooming Indian militants for big attacks

Officials fear al Qaeda grooming Indian militants for big attacks

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Decrypted communications between Indian Mujahideen (IM) and al Qaeda and testimony from suspects have triggered alarm among intelligence officials in New Delhi: the groups [...]
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Australian prime minister commemorated in Sydney

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s reformist prime minister Gough Whitlam, who lost power in a constitutional crisis in 1975, has been commemorated on Wednesday at a packed state memorial [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi says reforms stalled, West too optimistic

Burma’s Suu Kyi says reforms stalled, West too optimistic

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Wednesday political reforms had been stalled for months and accused the United States of being overly optimistic about the [...]
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