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US, Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

US, Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The United States and South Korea have agreed to suspend a joint military exercise scheduled for August, South Korean and US officials said on Monday, following President [...]
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Beijing Wants to Rewrite the Rules of the Internet

Beijing Wants to Rewrite the Rules of the Internet

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Xi Jinping wants to wrest control of global cyber governance from the market economies of the west. It’s never been a worse time to be a Chinese telecom company in [...]
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US Commerce Secretary held Russia, China-linked assets: report

US Commerce Secretary held Russia, China-linked assets: report

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross held assets for much of last year that created conflicts of interest and has since transferred ownership to a family trust instead of [...]
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Kim Jong-un set to brief Xi Jinping on Trump summit during third trip to China

Kim Jong-un set to brief Xi Jinping on Trump summit during third trip to China

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in China for a two-day visit on Tuesday, a week after his historic summit with Donald Trump. The visit is his third to China since [...]
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N Korea to stage spectacular mass games after five-year break

N Korea to stage spectacular mass games after five-year break

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

In another hint that North Korea may be increasingly willing to engage with the international community, Pyongyang has announced that its spectacular mass games will return [...]
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N Korea’s Kim makes two-day visit to China

N Korea’s Kim makes two-day visit to China

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met his Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing Tuesday to brief his sole major ally on his unprecedented summit with US President Donald [...]
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N Korea’s Kim visit Beijing; Korea, US halt military drill

N Korea’s Kim visit Beijing; Korea, US halt military drill

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with US President Donald Trump last week, [...]
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Search resumes after 18 rescued from Indonesia ferry sinking

Search resumes after 18 rescued from Indonesia ferry sinking

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Indonesian rescue workers struggled in rain and two-metre waves on Tuesday to search for at least 128 passengers from an overloaded ferry that sank in Lake Toba, a tourist [...]
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S. Korea conducts war games to defend against Japan

S. Korea conducts war games to defend against Japan

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Monday began two days of war games to practise defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coastagainst an unlikely attack by Japan. The drills come just [...]
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Trump on Kim Jong Un: ‘His people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.’

Trump on Kim Jong Un: ‘His people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.’

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News | 6:02 AM

President Trump on Friday expressed admiration for the way Kim Jong Un is treated by North Koreans. “Hey, he is the head of a country and I mean he is the strong [...]
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China sounds out Japan, S. Korea for another summit this year

China sounds out Japan, S. Korea for another summit this year

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

China has sounded out Japan and South Korea to hold a trilateral summit again in December in Beijing, hoping to further ramp up cooperation to denuclearise North Korea, [...]
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Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; at least 40 injured

Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; at least 40 injured

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:02 AM

At least three people were killeda 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80sand more than 200 other people were hurt after a strong earthquake rattled the city of Osaka in [...]
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Beijing looks for clues on US-Taiwan ties as Washington set to name new ‘ambassador’ to Taipei

Beijing looks for clues on US-Taiwan ties as Washington set to name new ‘ambassador’ to Taipei

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:02 AM

Beijing will be looking for clues to any possible changes in Washington’s policy on Taiwan one of the most sensitive issues in their bilateral relationship when the US [...]
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Philippine lawyer finds unlikely ally in Duterte in fight to legalise gay marriage

Philippine lawyer finds unlikely ally in Duterte in fight to legalise gay marriage

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

In the Philippines, where Catholicism is dominant and divorce is still illegal, a young atheist, openly gay lawyer is leading a historic fight for same-sex marriage. Jesus [...]
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Seoul says N. Korea sanctions may be eased before full denuclearisation

Seoul says N. Korea sanctions may be eased before full denuclearisation

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Monday that sanctions against North Korea could be eased once it takes “substantive steps towards denuclearisation”, seemingly setting the bar [...]
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