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‘SEX ATTACK’ case: Malaysia to pay for diplomat’s return fare to NZ

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Malaysia-Chronicle | 6:00 AM

The diplomat who left New Zealand after being charged with sexually assaulting a woman will be brought back at Malaysia’s expense. Muhammad Risalman bin Ismail, 38, was [...]
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Lenders seek Burma banking entree

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Dozens of foreign banks are pushing to launch licensed operations in Myanmar, in a bid round closing on Monday that reveals both pros and cons of entering the fast-opening [...]
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88 jubilee group to reconsider priorities

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

A civic committee set up to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising has said that the current political situation has made them reconsider their [...]
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Malaysia to pay for return fare

15-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:00 AM

The diplomat who left New Zealand after being charged with sexually assaulting a woman will be brought back at Malaysia’s expense. Muhammad Risalman bin Ismail, 38, was [...]
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India building world’s highest railway bridge

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

Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed [...]
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Indian prime minister to Meet Obama in September

Indian prime minister to Meet Obama in September

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi will meet President Barack Obama in Washington in September during a visit aimed at restoring strained relations between the [...]
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Partisan divide on China comes at a dangerous moment

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Wa Today | 6:00 AM

To now, the government and opposition have agreed on how Australia should deal with China. That agreement fell apart this week. It fell apart after the leader of Japan, [...]
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Burma sinks Thai trawler

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The incident took place about 10 nautical miles west of Koh Chang of Ranong province, said vice-Admiral Tharathorn Kajitsuwan, the Third Naval Area commander. He said the [...]
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Japan PM says horrors of war must never be repeated

Japan PM says horrors of war must never be repeated

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe Friday said the horrors of war must never be repeated as he visited a World War II battlefield in Pacific nation Papua New Guinea. As many [...]
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130000 Burma refugees to go home

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Mynamar will work together to send more than 130,000 Myanmar refugees back to their home country, National Council for Peace and Order Prayuth Chan-ocha says. [...]
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New Zealand appoints top ex-civil servant to head probe on Malaysia diplomat sex case

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

One of New Zealand’s most respected former public servants will head a ministerial inquiry into why a Malaysian diplomat was allowed to leave New Zealand while facing [...]
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Australian sheep punched, stamped on and thrown: PETA

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

Footage showing sheep being violently abused by shearers — including being punched in the face and hit with tools — was condemned Friday by Australia’s [...]
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Australian jihadist supporter arrested in Philippines: police

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

An Australian convert to Islam who used the Internet to urge people to join “jihad” in Iraq and Syria was arrested in the Philippines on Friday, local police [...]
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Immigrant community rallies after fire kills 7

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Soben Pin wept as she tried to express her sorrow Friday over a fire that claimed the lives of five members of a Cambodian family and displaced dozens more in Massachusetts. [...]
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Australian sheep punched, stamped on and thrown: PETA

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

Footage showing sheep being violently abused by shearers — including being punched in the face and hit with tools — was condemned Friday by Australia’s [...]
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