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Trump to host Vietnam’s prime minister on May 31: White House

Trump to host Vietnam’s prime minister on May 31: White House

24-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:50 AM

U.S. President Donald Trump will host Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the White House on May 31 to discuss bilateral relations and regional cooperation, the [...]
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Symantec says ‘highly likely’ N Korea group behind ransomware attacks

Symantec says ‘highly likely’ N Korea group behind ransomware attacks

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

Cyber security firm Symantec Corp said on Monday it was “highly likely” a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack this [...]
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Korea’s ex-leader Park abused power to gain bribes, prosecutor tells court

Korea’s ex-leader Park abused power to gain bribes, prosecutor tells court

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

South Korea’s former leader Park Geun-hye abused her power and pressured companies to pay her tens of millions of dollars in bribes, a prosecutor told a Seoul court at [...]
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Senators worry over alleged war threats of China in the West Philippine Sea

Senators worry over alleged war threats of China in the West Philippine Sea

24-May-2017 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Liberal Party Senator Bam Aquino wants the Senate to look into details of the independent foreign policy of the Duterte Administration. This comes after President Rodrigo [...]
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Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health

Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health

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

Taiwan’s health minister on Monday accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body [...]
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Latest N Korea Missile Launch Tests Moon’s Team of Doves

Latest N Korea Missile Launch Tests Moon’s Team of Doves

24-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un isn’t giving South Korea’s new leader much room to try out a softer approach toward his regime. North Korea fired off another medium-range ballistic [...]
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UN condemns N Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

UN condemns N Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

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

The Security Council strongly condemned North Korea’s “flagrant and provocative defiance” of UN sanctions banning ballistic missile tests on Monday and [...]
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China confirms detention of 6 Japanese amid report of spying

China confirms detention of 6 Japanese amid report of spying

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

China confirmed Monday that it is investigating six Japanese citizens, following a Japanese news report that Chinese authorities had detained six men possibly for spying. [...]
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China, Russia launch long-haul challenge to Boeing, Airbus

China, Russia launch long-haul challenge to Boeing, Airbus

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

China and Russia on Monday launched an ambitious project to jointly develop a long-haul jet to challenge Boeing and Airbus, just two weeks after the successful test flight of [...]
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Philippine minister starts damage control after Duterte’s China war remark

Philippine minister starts damage control after Duterte’s China war remark

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

Talks last week between leaders of China and the Philippines were frank and friendly, with no threats or bullying, Manila’s foreign minister said on Monday, after his [...]
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UN’s N Korea sanctions monitors hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack

UN’s N Korea sanctions monitors hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack

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

UNITED NATIONS United Nations experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea have suffered a “sustained” cyber attack by unknown hackers with [...]
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N Korea says missile ready for mass-production, US questions progress

N Korea says missile ready for mass-production, US questions progress

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

North Korea said on Monday it successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile, which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, [...]
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Bomb at hospital in Thailand wounds 24 – police

Bomb at hospital in Thailand wounds 24 – police

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

A bomb blast at a hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok, wounded 24 people on Monday, the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup. There was no claim of responsibility for [...]
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Pacific Rim nations fight to save TPP trade pact

Pacific Rim nations fight to save TPP trade pact

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

Asia-Pacific trade ministers meeting in Hanoi agreed Sunday to attempt to resuscitate a massive free trade pact thrown into doubt by a Donald Trump-inspired US pullout, as [...]
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Ousted Korean president’s graft trial begins Tuesday

Ousted Korean president’s graft trial begins Tuesday

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

Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a [...]
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