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Americans no longer regard China as top enemy

Americans no longer regard China as top enemy

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Americans no longer see China as public enemy number one, with Russia now cited as the country’s top adversary, according to a new poll. Twelve percent of Americans [...]
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More HK university students back independence  –  poll

More HK university students back independence – poll

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A growing number of Hong Kong students support independence for the former British colony, amid sliding confidence in the “one country, two systems” formula under [...]
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HK woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid

HK woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong mother of two who punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was jailed for six years on Friday in a case that triggered [...]
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Several missing as boat sinks off Macau

Several missing as boat sinks off Macau

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A boat carrying at least 10 people thought to be illegal immigrants has sunk off the coast of Macau, authorities said Friday, with the rescue operation hampered by strong [...]
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Japan police arrest teen for ‘IS-inspired’ killing

Japan police arrest teen for ‘IS-inspired’ killing

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese police on Friday arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a chilling murder some local media suggested was inspired by Islamist [...]
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Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal

Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a [...]
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US: China is expanding its South China Sea outposts

US: China is expanding its South China Sea outposts

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert [...]
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Japan’s Shinzo Abe doesn’t know what to say in what may be his most important statement of the year

Japan’s Shinzo Abe doesn’t know what to say in what may be his most important statement of the year

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Diplomatically speaking, they may be the most important words Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe utters this year. So much so that he convened a panel of experts this week to [...]
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Kate-less Prince William kicks off Japan tour

Kate-less Prince William kicks off Japan tour

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A beaming Prince William was greeted by hundreds of fans as he arrived for his first trip to Japan Thursday, before being whisked off for a nice cup of tea – green tea, [...]
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US flies most advanced surveillance plane from Philippines

US flies most advanced surveillance plane from Philippines

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States has begun flying its most advanced surveillance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, out of the Philippines for patrols over the South China Sea, the US Navy said [...]
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Thai junta chief may testify to agency probing 2010 crackdown

Thai junta chief may testify to agency probing 2010 crackdown

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief Thursday said he is willing to provide testimony about his involvement in a deadly 2010 military crackdown on anti-government protesters in [...]
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Settle MH370 claims quickly to avoid suits, lawyers tell MAS

Settle MH370 claims quickly to avoid suits, lawyers tell MAS

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Airlines must honour its obligation under an international treaty to compensate the families of passengers aboard Flight MH370 which has been declared as lost in an [...]
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Americans See China’s Economic Power as Diminished Threat

Americans See China’s Economic Power as Diminished Threat

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Gallup | 6:00 AM

Forty percent of Americans regard “the economic power of China” as a critical threat to the vital interests of the US, down from 52 percent in both 2013 and 2014. [...]
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China’s top court unveils deadlines for legal reform

China’s top court unveils deadlines for legal reform

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s top court set a five-year deadline on Thursday for legal reforms to protect the rights of individuals, prevent miscarriages of justice and make its judiciary [...]
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Exclusive – Sanctioned N Korea shipping firm still active, renamed ships: UN panel

Exclusive – Sanctioned N Korea shipping firm still active, renamed ships: UN panel

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A UN-blacklisted North Korean shipping company has renamed most of its vessels in a bid to disguise their origin and continues its illicit shipments in violation of United [...]
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