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US delegation specialising in military affairs visits Taiwan

US delegation specialising in military affairs visits Taiwan

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The US will give support for Taiwan in terms of enhancing defense capability, says a US official A delegation from the US Senate and House Committee on Armed Services visited [...]
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Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation to closing of PyeongChang Olympics

Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation to closing of PyeongChang Olympics

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, will lead her country’s delegation to the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Sunday, US officials [...]
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N Korea canceled a meeting with Mike Pence. Here’s what they would have discussed.

N Korea canceled a meeting with Mike Pence. Here’s what they would have discussed.

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Would they have had a diplomatic breakthrough? It depends. A secret meeting between North Korea and the United States fell apart just hours before it was scheduled to happen [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South

N Korea’s Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told officials in the South that she was pregnant during a recent visit to the Winter Olympics, South Korean media report. There [...]
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China, N Korea and trade the key talking points when Turnbull meets Trump

China, N Korea and trade the key talking points when Turnbull meets Trump

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

Malcolm Turnbull was no doubt relieved when the prime ministerial jet lifted off from Australian soil yesterday, bound for the United States and his first formal round of [...]
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Philippines Asks Court to Declare Communist Rebels Terrorists

Philippines Asks Court to Declare Communist Rebels Terrorists

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday asked a court to declare the communist party and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), a terrorist organisation, dashing already [...]
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Australian leader to raise China, Trans-Pacific trade deal in Trump talks

Australian leader to raise China, Trans-Pacific trade deal in Trump talks

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s rising power and a resurgent trans-Pacific trade pact will be at the top of the agenda when Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and US President Donald [...]
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N Korea to send high-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony

N Korea to send high-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea is sending a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony this Sunday, South Korean officials have confirmed. Kim Yong Chol, vice [...]
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Transparency International: China climbs two places in global corruption perception ranking as President Xi Jinping wages war on graft

Transparency International: China climbs two places in global corruption perception ranking as President Xi Jinping wages war on graft

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China has moved up two places in a global corruption index of the world’s nations as President Xi Jinping waged a high profile war on graft that has netted thousands of [...]
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N Korea canceled planned meeting with US VP PencePence’s office

N Korea canceled planned meeting with US VP PencePence’s office

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, while in South Korea for the Winter Olympics this [...]
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Secret Pence, N. Korea meeting planned, then scrapped

Secret Pence, N. Korea meeting planned, then scrapped

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mike Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but Pyongyang scrapped the talks after the US vice president [...]
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US risks retaliation with defence talks on Taiwan, Chinese analysts warn

US risks retaliation with defence talks on Taiwan, Chinese analysts warn

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Meetings on the island between American and Taiwanese officials would compound tensions brought on by the passage of two US bills, observers say Another potential flashpoint [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, is pregnant, report says

Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, is pregnant, report says

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, reportedly revealed she was pregnant with her second child during her visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics earlier this month. [...]
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Philippines Duterte extends term of top cop leading his deadly war on drugs

Philippines Duterte extends term of top cop leading his deadly war on drugs

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he would extend the tour of duty of the country’s police chief “a little bit longer” to carry out [...]
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Philippine leader bans news site from covering his events over ‘fake news’

Philippine leader bans news site from covering his events over ‘fake news’

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The number of new HIV cases reported in the Philippines has surged over the last few years, according the country’s health agency. In 2007, fewer than 400 new cases [...]
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