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One day after pro-Beijing chief executive is elected, Hong Kong arrests 9 protest leaders

One day after pro-Beijing chief executive is elected, Hong Kong arrests 9 protest leaders

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 7:36 AM

Nine leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement turned themselves in to police on Monday, one day after the territory selected a conservative, pro-Beijing [...]
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North Korea conducts another missile engine test, US officials say

North Korea conducts another missile engine test, US officials say

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 7:33 AM

Two US defense officials told CNN Monday that North Korea conducted another ballistic missile engine test Friday. The officials said the latest engine trial is the third such [...]
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N Korea could nuke AUSTRALIA as Kim’s missiles hit full power

N Korea could nuke AUSTRALIA as Kim’s missiles hit full power

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

AUSTRALIA has been put on high alert that it will soon be in full-range of North Korea’s nuclear arsenal. Kim Jong-un has sparked worldwide terror by firing missiles at [...]
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China’s favourite Lam wins HK leadership, vows to heal rifts

China’s favourite Lam wins HK leadership, vows to heal rifts

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam pledged Sunday to mend political rifts after winning a vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the [...]
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Taiwan Might Finally Talk With Its Old Enemy China By Year’s End

Taiwan Might Finally Talk With Its Old Enemy China By Year’s End

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China hasn’t solved its sovereignty dispute with Taiwan after more than 70 years and that’s a problem for Beijing. That won’t change any time soon, but the [...]
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US secretly sending strategic weapons to Korea: Report

US secretly sending strategic weapons to Korea: Report

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Telesurtv | 6:00 AM

Officials said the Trump administration has been increasing its military aid to the country. The US has been sending strategic weapons to South Korea in secret as the United [...]
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N Korea’s Missile Failure Won’t Stop Kim Jong Un Trying to Strike US

N Korea’s Missile Failure Won’t Stop Kim Jong Un Trying to Strike US

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s latest attempt to test-fire a missile was a failure, with the rocket exploding seconds after launch, according to American officials monitoring the [...]
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Former US envoy: No good military options against N Korea

Former US envoy: No good military options against N Korea

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

A former US ambassador to South Korea says Washington has “no good military options” to push back against North Korea other than stronger bilateral cooperation [...]
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Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted president Park

Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted president Park

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors said on Monday they will seek an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-hye, which would see her held in a cell for up to 20 days while being [...]
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HK leader-elect pledges smooth transfer of power amid divisions

HK leader-elect pledges smooth transfer of power amid divisions

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s chief executive-elect Carrie Lam met with the city’s incumbent and unpopular leader Leung Chun-ying on Monday, calling for a “smooth and [...]
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HK’s divisive new leader faces tough task

HK’s divisive new leader faces tough task

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam, seen as tough and capable by supporters but hated by the pro-democracy camp, faces a difficult task in calming political tensions in [...]
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US judge grants Singaporean blogger’s asylum request

US judge grants Singaporean blogger’s asylum request

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

- A US immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state. [...]
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Security ready for Asean summit

Security ready for Asean summit

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has completed security preparations for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit on April 26 to 29 where the 10 leaders of the regional grouping are [...]
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Activists march ahead of vote for Hong Kong leader

Activists march ahead of vote for Hong Kong leader

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 10:06 AM

Pro-democracy activists and hundreds of supporters marched in Hong Kong Saturday ahead of a vote for the city’s next leader which they reject as a sham. Hong [...]
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Taiwan arrests Chinese fishermen in protected waters

Taiwan arrests Chinese fishermen in protected waters

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Taiwan detained 20 crewmembers on a Hong Kong vessel on charges of fishing illegally in Taiwan-claimed waters. Multiple Taiwan news services reported the boat was apprehended [...]
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