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Lee Hsien Yang questions PMO’s right to loan LKY’s personal items to NHB

Lee Hsien Yang questions PMO’s right to loan LKY’s personal items to NHB

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Lee Hsien Yang has questioned the right of prime minister’s Office (PMO) to have loaned the late Lee Kuan Yew’s personal items to the National Heritage Board [...]
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Obama kicks off tropical holiday in Indonesia

Obama kicks off tropical holiday in Indonesia

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Soldiers gather for security prepartions in Denpasar on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, on June 23, 2017, ahead of a visit by former US president Barack Obama Barack [...]
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US most wanted terror leader may have fled Philippine city: army

US most wanted terror leader may have fled Philippine city: army

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of America’s most wanted terrorists may have escaped a five-week battle with Islamist militants in a southern Philippine city, which began with a raid to capture [...]
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Japanese warship takes Asian guests on cruise in defiance of China

Japanese warship takes Asian guests on cruise in defiance of China

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s largest warship steamed into the South China Sea this week in defiance of Chinese assertiveness, with Asian military guests on board to witness helicopters [...]
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China sails into disputed waters, prompting protest by Japan

China sails into disputed waters, prompting protest by Japan

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Four China Coast Guard boats sailed into Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea Saturday, further inflaming long-simmering tensions between the two countries. The [...]
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China’s party paper trumpets UN rights resolution as combating West’s monopoly

China’s party paper trumpets UN rights resolution as combating West’s monopoly

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The West’s monopoly on rights has been dealt a blow by the United Nations’ decision to adopt a China-led resolution saying development promotes human rights, an [...]
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China Says Trump Open to Cooperating on Silk Road Projects

China Says Trump Open to Cooperating on Silk Road Projects

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump told China’s State Councilor Yang Jiechi in a meeting that the US is willing to cooperate with Beijing on projects related to its Belt and Road [...]
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Second N Korean soldier defects to South in a month

Second N Korean soldier defects to South in a month

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday, the second soldier to defect this [...]
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N Korea Denies Torturing US Student, Calls Death a Mystery

N Korea Denies Torturing US Student, Calls Death a Mystery

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea denied torturing a US student who died in Ohio after spending more than a year imprisoned in the rogue state, calling his death a mystery. North Korea provided [...]
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China, US agree aim of ‘complete, irreversible’ Korean denuclearisation

China, US agree aim of ‘complete, irreversible’ Korean denuclearisation

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula should be “complete, verifiable and irreversible”, Chinese state media said [...]
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S. Koreans march to protest US missile defence system

S. Koreans march to protest US missile defence system

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul on Saturday, accusing President Donald Trump of “forcing” South Korea to deploy a controversial [...]
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15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

26-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rescuers pulled 15 bodies from an avalanche of rocks that buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday as an increasingly bleak search for some 100 people carried [...]
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15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village

15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village

25-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:24 PM

Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared [...]
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Korea says engagement with North possible only with strength

Korea says engagement with North possible only with strength

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Friday engagement with North Korea would only be possible when the South has the security ability to overwhelm the North, the [...]
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China’s Xi visit to HK confirmed: report

China’s Xi visit to HK confirmed: report

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Xi Jinping will come to Hong Kong next week to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain, local media said, in a visit that will be [...]
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