Archive for May 9th, 2017

Philippines on alert after blasts

Philippines on alert after blasts

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AAP | 7:31 AM

Philippine police are on high alert after twin explosions killed two people in the capital, amid fears that more attacks could take place. Authorities urged the public to [...]
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Commentary: ASEAN has an instrumental role in US-China power play

Commentary: ASEAN has an instrumental role in US-China power play

09-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 7:28 AM

Over a lunch meeting in Washington on May 4, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and ASEAN foreign ministers discussed a range of issues including economics and trade, North [...]
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Philippines, US launch smaller military exercises

Philippines, US launch smaller military exercises

09-May-2017 Intellasia | (Nationmultimedia) | 7:25 AM

The Philippines and United States launched annual military exercises in Manila on Monday but the longtime allies scaled them down in line with President Rodrigo [...]
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Chinese court says prominent rights lawyer admits to crimes

Chinese court says prominent rights lawyer admits to crimes

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Dailymail | 7:23 AM

A leading Chinese human rights lawyer whose case has drawn international scrutiny pleaded guilty Monday to charges of “inciting subversion of state power” in what [...]
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China Set to Kick Off Next Round of State-Enterprise Reform, Sources Say

China Set to Kick Off Next Round of State-Enterprise Reform, Sources Say

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:08 AM

China is set to kick off the second round of state-enterprise reform, with as many as 10 companies from CRRC Corp. to China National Nuclear Corp. preparing proposals to sell [...]
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Energy shares lead Asian stock losses as oil falls under $45

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Energy shares led declines on Asian stock markets Friday after oil prices fell to their lowest levels in nearly six months on oversupply concerns. KEEPING SCORE: Hong [...]
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HK police on high alert over threat of ISIS-inspired lone wolves report

09-May-2017 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong faces real dangers of lone wolf-style attacks, with some extremists possibly already having sneaked into the city and planning attacks, the South China Morning Post [...]
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Issue of HK marginalised in Sino-US ties

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

On May 3, the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China held a hearing in Washington on the implementation of “one country, two systems” in Hong Kong. Martin [...]
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Xi Jinping must calm ‘hearts and minds’ of HK, says Patten

09-May-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

As the former colony prepares for the visit of the Chinese president to mark 20 years since the handover, the last British governor warns over freedoms Chinese president Xi [...]
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HK could become the next ‘demographic time bomb’

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

While Japan grapples with a fertility crisis decades in the making, roughly 1,800 miles away another population is just starting to feel the squeeze. Hong Kong is quickly [...]
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HK remembers bloodiest violence 50 years on

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is unrecognisable now from the city which 50 years ago was the scene of bloody riots, fuelled by resentment of colonial rule and inspired by the Cultural Revolution [...]
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In Korea Campaign, One Topic Eclipses Others: Trump

09-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A hostile, nuclear-armed neighbour with heavy artillery aimed at their capital. Cronyism in government. Corruption in business. These issues and more are weighing on South [...]
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Pentagon eyes Iran-N Korea military connection

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

When Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a “midget” submarine earlier this week, Pentagon officials saw more evidence of North Korean influence in the [...]
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Asean can play middleman role in N Korea issue

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

China is right. Military threats are fuelling tensions in the Korean peninsula and would not help the situation. Beijing did not impose full sanctions on North Korea in the [...]
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Relationship between Pyongyang and Beijing sharply deteriorates

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

Cracks in the alliance between North Korea and China widened Thursday as Pyongyang labeled its longtime communist ally a traitor, while Beijing expressed skepticism about [...]
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