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UN Court To Decide On South China Sea Dispute…So What’s Next?

UN Court To Decide On South China Sea Dispute…So What’s Next?

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

A United Nations arbitration court will rule in in May or June on a fractious maritime dispute between China and the Philippines. The five-person Permanent Court of [...]
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Two N Korea missile tests fail: South

Two N Korea missile tests fail: South

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Thursday made two failed bids to test fire a powerful, new medium-range ballistic missile, in a thwarted display of military strength ahead of a landmark [...]
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UN Security Council readies N. Korea missile test reply

UN Security Council readies N. Korea missile test reply

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN Security Council diplomats warned North Korea to expect a response after Pyongyang’s repeated failed attempts to test-fire a powerful ballistic missile, the latest [...]
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Clampdown in China Restricts 7000 Foreign Organisations

Clampdown in China Restricts 7000 Foreign Organisations

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China took a major step on Thursday in President Xi Jinping’s drive to impose greater control and limit Western influences on Chinese society, as it passed a new law [...]
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Chinese Ambitions in South China Sea Must Be Resisted, Think Tank Says

Chinese Ambitions in South China Sea Must Be Resisted, Think Tank Says

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The professionalism displayed by China’s navy in some of the world’s most contested seas is masking an underlying challenge to the existing order in the East [...]
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Russia, China in Agreement on N Korea, South China Sea

Russia, China in Agreement on N Korea, South China Sea

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Denouncing what they see as outside interference in the South China Sea and Korean Peninsula, the foreign ministers of Russia and China voiced mutual support Friday as they [...]
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Exclusive: US May Lift Vietnam Arms Embargo For Obama Visit

Exclusive: US May Lift Vietnam Arms Embargo For Obama Visit

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Sources say the historic move is under discussion between the two sides. In a historic move, the United States may consider lifting an arms embargo on Vietnam in line with US [...]
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Suu Kyi demands urgent peace talks

Suu Kyi demands urgent peace talks

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi called for a 21st-century Panglong conference when she was visiting the Joint Monitoring Committee meeting held at Horizon Lake View Hotel [...]
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Russian Defense minister meets with Burma’s Defense minister Sein Win

Russian Defense minister meets with Burma’s Defense minister Sein Win

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

Bilateral cooperation between Russia and Myanmar is developing dynamically, especially in the naval field, Russian Defense minister Sergey Shoigu said on Tuesday, 26 April, [...]
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Storm clouds gather over South China Sea ahead of key UN ruling

Storm clouds gather over South China Sea ahead of key UN ruling

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Signs that China may be contemplating another bout of island-building in the South China Sea ahead of an important UN ruling on the issue have provoked the United States to [...]
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Philippines’ Aquino vows to ‘neutralise’ Abu Sayyaf kidnappers

Philippines’ Aquino vows to ‘neutralise’ Abu Sayyaf kidnappers

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Wednesday to launch a military assault aimed at “neutralising” Islamic militants who beheaded a Canadian hostage and are [...]
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N Korea video appeal by family of ‘kidnapped’ daughter

N Korea video appeal by family of ‘kidnapped’ daughter

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has released a video appeal by the parents of one of 12 waitresses that Pyongyang insists were kidnapped by South Korean agents from the restaurant where they [...]
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China Will Not Permit War on the Korean Peninsula, Xi Jinping Says

China Will Not Permit War on the Korean Peninsula, Xi Jinping Says

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

“This situation would not benefit anyone,” the Chinese leader said Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed that his country will prevent war from breaking out between [...]
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Disputes in South China Sea must be resolved between nations involved, not outsiders, says Xi Jinping

Disputes in South China Sea must be resolved between nations involved, not outsiders, says Xi Jinping

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China’s president also pledges not to allow Korean peninsula to fall into war and chaos amid international concerns over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons tests [...]
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British family beaten unconscious in Thailand during holiday

British family beaten unconscious in Thailand during holiday

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Two men and a woman punched and kicked, then left lying in the street, in resort town of Hua Hin during Thai new year festival Three members of a British family were punched [...]
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