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Trump: If N Korea attacks US, it ‘will regret it fast’

Trump: If N Korea attacks US, it ‘will regret it fast’

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea, declaring the US military “locked and loaded” [...]
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India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s military has increased operational readiness along the eastern Indian border with China, sources said, as neither side shows any sign of backing off from a [...]
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After joint sea ops, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines to launch air patrols

After joint sea ops, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines to launch air patrols

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

THE Trilateral Air Patrol (TAP) between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines will be launched at the RMAF Subang airbase in the near future as part of initiatives to [...]
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China still building South China Sea islands: think-tank

China still building South China Sea islands: think-tank

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is expanding artificial islands in disputed South China Sea areas despite saying it stopped two years ago, according to a security think tank that released satellite [...]
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Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam: reports

Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam: reports

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan deployed its Patriot missile defence system on Saturday after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over the country towards the US Pacific territory of [...]
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US Company Offers to Take Financial Risk of New MH370 Search

US Company Offers to Take Financial Risk of New MH370 Search

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US seabed exploration company Ocean Infinity said on Friday it had offered to take the financial risk of a renewed search for the missing Malaysian airliner, as [...]
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Kim Weighs Dangerous Path to Nuclear Respect for North Korea

Kim Weighs Dangerous Path to Nuclear Respect for North Korea

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Brinkmanship has usually paid dividends for North Korea’s regime — at home and abroad. Crises triggered by it blasting off a new weapon or crossing a nuclear [...]
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US, Japanese troops begin joint military exercise amid North Korea threat

US, Japanese troops begin joint military exercise amid North Korea threat

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

More than 3,500 American and Japanese troops kicked off a weeks-long joint military exercise Thursday against the backdrop of an increasingly belligerent North Korean regime. [...]
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China lung cancer on rise, smog suspectedChina Daily

China lung cancer on rise, smog suspectedChina Daily

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has seen a sharp rise in the incidence of lung cancer in the past 10-15 years, with long-term exposure to air pollution a possible culprit, the official China Daily [...]
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China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on USGlobal Times

China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on USGlobal Times

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China should remain neutral if North Korea launches an attack that threatens the United States, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Friday, sounding a warning for Pyongyang [...]
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South Korea urges North to stop ‘threatening words’

South Korea urges North to stop ‘threatening words’

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities urged their reclusive northern neighbour to stop using “threatening words” Thursday, and called for Pyongyang to enter into dialogue to [...]
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Trump Adds Volatility To A Long History Of North Korean Threats

Trump Adds Volatility To A Long History Of North Korean Threats

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Tensions surrounding North Korea escalated this week after reports surfaced on Tuesday that the country had reached a key milestone in its nuclear programme, spurring a [...]
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At least 36 killed in China bus crash: state media

At least 36 killed in China bus crash: state media

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least 36 people were killed and 13 injured when a packed bus slammed into a tunnel wall on an expressway in northern China, state media said Friday. The coach crashed in [...]
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Trump issues stern warning to North Korea and its leader

Trump issues stern warning to North Korea and its leader

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric toward North Korea and its leader on Thursday, warning Pyongyang against attacking Guam or US allies after it disclosed plans [...]
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US Navy sails close to artificial island in S. China Sea

US Navy sails close to artificial island in S. China Sea

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US warship on Thursday sailed close to an artificial island China has built up in the South China Sea, as part of a “freedom of navigation” operation, a US [...]
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