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The US just sent an aircraft-carrier strike group to mix it up in the South China Sea

The US just sent an aircraft-carrier strike group to mix it up in the South China Sea

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

The US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 1 recently arrived in the South China Sea to promote freedom of travel on the high seas, as China tightens its grip on the region [...]
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Malaysia: No Cause of Death Determined Yet for N Korean

Malaysia: No Cause of Death Determined Yet for N Korean

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

Determining whether poison killed the half brother of North Korea’s leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for Malaysian officials, who said Tuesday that autopsy [...]
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China, US vow to address N Korea nuclear threat

China, US vow to address N Korea nuclear threat

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Pledge made during phone conversation between State Councillor Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson China and the United States have agreed on the need to [...]
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Former HK Leader Tsang Jailed 20 Months for Misconduct

Former HK Leader Tsang Jailed 20 Months for Misconduct

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former chief executive, Donald Tsang, was sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct in office, capping a stunning downfall for an official who helped [...]
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N. Korea more isolated than ever after Malaysia killing

N. Korea more isolated than ever after Malaysia killing

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

North Korea had few friends even before the assassination of the leader’s half-brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport last week, but the fallout from the killing looks set [...]
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N Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing: Malaysia

N Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing: Malaysia

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Detectives probing the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother want to question a North Korean diplomat, Malaysia’s top policeman said Wednesday. [...]
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China move puts onus on US in N. Korea impasse: experts

China move puts onus on US in N. Korea impasse: experts

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s snap decision to halt North Korean coal imports – - a key economic lifeline for Pyongyang – - has a broader motive aimed at shaping Donald [...]
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Samsung: the scandal threatening Korea’s behemoth

Samsung: the scandal threatening Korea’s behemoth

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | euro News | 6:00 AM

Samsung is more than just a company. The family-run conglomerate is so big its total assets account for a fifth of South Korea’s GDP and it employs around half a [...]
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Kim Jong-nam Killing Was ‘Terrorist Act’ by N Korea, South Says

Kim Jong-nam Killing Was ‘Terrorist Act’ by N Korea, South Says

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The acting president of South Korea, Hwang Kyo-ahn, on Monday called the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, “an [...]
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N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia denounced the country’s investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North Korea’s ruler, calling it [...]
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Red Alert for China’s pollution protesters

Red Alert for China’s pollution protesters

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

It’s winter in Beijing, and that means two things: cold and smog. Beijing has had freezing winter temperatures for thousands of years, but the smog is something new. [...]
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Philippines says Asean hopes for clear picture on Trump policies

Philippines says Asean hopes for clear picture on Trump policies

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian countries hope that US President Donald Trump will unveil his policies within the next few months to provide a “more concrete and clearer [...]
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Thai junta urged to drop case against torture activists

Thai junta urged to drop case against torture activists

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rights groups on Tuesday urged the Thai army to drop defamation charges against three activists over a report on torture in the conflict-hit south, decrying the prosecution [...]
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Asean determined to have South China Sea code: Philippines

Asean determined to have South China Sea code: Philippines

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is fully committed to come up with a Code of Conduct on the South China Sea (COC) more than 14 years after the signing of a [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte ordered murders: ex-police aide

Philippines’ Duterte ordered murders: ex-police aide

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ran a death squad that killed many people, including a journalist and a pregnant woman, when he was mayor of a southern city, a retired [...]
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