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Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed

Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 9:41 AM

Thousands of supporters of three jailed young democracy activists took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to protest their sentences. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, [...]
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Philippines: Death Toll in Anti-drug Crackdown Reaches Nearly 100 This Week

Philippines: Death Toll in Anti-drug Crackdown Reaches Nearly 100 This Week

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Benarnews | 7:22 AM

Human rights groups and several lawmakers in the Philippines on Friday condemned this week’s bloody anti-drug crackdown after reports emerged that among nearly 100 [...]
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Ukraine plant sucked into N Korea missile row has fallen on hard times

Ukraine plant sucked into N Korea missile row has fallen on hard times

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The wall around the Yuzhmash rocket factory in east Ukraine is in places overgrown with weeds, a sign of hard times at a plant which a new study says could be the source of [...]
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China launches cyber-court to handle internet-related disputes

China launches cyber-court to handle internet-related disputes

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Theverge | 6:00 AM

China’s new cyber-court in the city of Hangzhou will start hearing cases today that exclusively deal with e-commerce and internet-related cases, according to China Law [...]
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US formally launches probe of China’s intellectual property practices

US formally launches probe of China’s intellectual property practices

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States on Friday formally launched an investigation into China’s alleged theft of US intellectual property, a widely expected move following a call from [...]
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Japan-US Military Programme coming to National Naval Aviation Museum

Japan-US Military Programme coming to National Naval Aviation Museum

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Srpressgazette | 6:00 AM

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will present The Japan-US Military Programme: Fostering Friendship. The event is at 1 p.m. October 7 at the National Naval [...]
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Japan Looks to the US to Deploy Missile Defense System against N Korea

Japan Looks to the US to Deploy Missile Defense System against N Korea

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Japan is seeking increased cooperation with the US to increase its defenses against the threat of North Korea’s ballistic missiles. Central to Japan’s plan is the [...]
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Thai 14-year-old boy and 8 others charged with royal defamation

Thai 14-year-old boy and 8 others charged with royal defamation

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A 14-year-old boy, along with 8 others, have been charged with royal defamation, a police officer in Khon Kaen province told Reuters on Friday. The nine suspects were [...]
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Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42pct more cases

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42pct more cases

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. The number of admitted [...]
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Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid N Korea tensions

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid N Korea tensions

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The top US general restated Washington’s “ironclad commitment” to the security of its close Asian ally, Japan, on Friday amid regional tensions over North [...]
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N Korea calls planned US-Korea military exercise a ‘catastrophe’

N Korea calls planned US-Korea military exercise a ‘catastrophe’

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s official media sharply criticised South Korea and the United States for pressing ahead with joint military exercises next week amid heightened tensions on [...]
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US-N Korea secret talks ‘useful tools’ but unlikely to lead to major breakthrough

US-N Korea secret talks ‘useful tools’ but unlikely to lead to major breakthrough

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts with Ri Pyong Chol (L), in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. Japan [...]
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Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on N Korea

Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on N Korea

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 7:34 AM

The top US diplomat and top defense official moved again Thursday to clarify the Trump administration’s North Korea policy, making clear that it is focused on [...]
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Joint exercises could send Korea tensions soaring again

Joint exercises could send Korea tensions soaring again

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war game in the South next week that could send [...]
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N Korea media grade South’s Moon a ‘fail’

N Korea media grade South’s Moon a ‘fail’

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s top state newspaper gave the South’s President Moon Jae-In a “fail” grade Friday for his first 100 days in office, dismissing his [...]
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