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Nearly 2.9m. homes lose power, 75 injured as Megi slashes Taiwan

Nearly 2.9m. homes lose power, 75 injured as Megi slashes Taiwan

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Nearly 2.9 million homes were without power as of 6:19 p.m. Tuesday as Typhoon Megi continued to batter most of Taiwan with strong gusts and heavy rain. The number of homes [...]
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China opposes US indictment of firm tied to N Korea nukes

China opposes US indictment of firm tied to N Korea nukes

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

China said Tuesday it opposes a US decision to bring criminal charges against a Chinese firm and executives for their alleged role in supporting North Korea’s nuclear [...]
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Women petition UN chief to pursue Korea peace treaty

Women petition UN chief to pursue Korea peace treaty

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

A hundred prominent women from 38 countries have directed a petition to UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon urging him to fulfill his promise to achieve a permanent peace to end [...]
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Singapore accuses China of fabricating article about South China Sea dispute

Singapore accuses China of fabricating article about South China Sea dispute

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Priyanka Mogul | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s ambassador to China has accused a Chinese state-run newspaper of fabricating an article about Singapore’s position on the South China Sea. On 21 [...]
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PHL, EU, UN to come up with established protocols on probe on extrajudicial killings

PHL, EU, UN to come up with established protocols on probe on extrajudicial killings

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

“As soon as we clarify what’s the next step to take, whether the DFA or Malacanang will give the invitation,. Once that is transmitted so we’ll start the [...]
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Philippine envoy’s China trip on hold till ‘proper time’

Philippine envoy’s China trip on hold till ‘proper time’

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

A visit to China by a Philippine special envoy tasked with rebuilding tattered ties with Beijing has been cancelled, his aides said on Tuesday, the latest turn in a foreign [...]
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Vietnam fishermen sue Taiwan firm over mass fish deaths

Vietnam fishermen sue Taiwan firm over mass fish deaths

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

Hundreds of fishermen in central Vietnam have filed lawsuits demanding more compensation from a Taiwanese firm accused of dumping toxic waste in the ocean that killed tonnes [...]
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U.S to deploy anti-missile system in Korea ‘as soon as possible’

U.S to deploy anti-missile system in Korea ‘as soon as possible’

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

The United States plans to speed up deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea given the pace of North Korea’s missile tests, and it will be stationed [...]
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Typhoon Megi kills one in China after Taiwan destruction

Typhoon Megi kills one in China after Taiwan destruction

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 1:47 PM

Typhoon Megi smashed into the Chinese mainland Wednesday morning, killing one person, after leaving a trail of destruction and four people dead in Taiwan. More than 500 [...]
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Indonesia evacuating tourists after eruption on Lombok

Indonesia evacuating tourists after eruption on Lombok

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 1:43 PM

Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched on Wednesday (Sept 28) to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at one of the country’s most [...]
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Typhoon Megi kills four, leaves trail of damage in Taiwan

Typhoon Megi kills four, leaves trail of damage in Taiwan

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:40 AM

The third typhoon to hit Taiwan in two weeks killed four people and injured scores Tuesday, bringing violent winds and heavy rain as schools and offices closed. Typhoon Megi [...]
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Asia’s poor choking on filthy air

Asia’s poor choking on filthy air

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:33 AM

Polluted air is a “public health emergency”, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding nine out of 10 people globally breathe bad air that is blamed for [...]
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Chinese coal accident kills 18, traps 2: media

Chinese coal accident kills 18, traps 2: media

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:32 AM

China’s mining sector has a poor safety record with hundreds killed each year in industrial accidents At least 18 people were killed and two more missing after an [...]
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Russia accuses Kiev over MH17 ahead of Dutch probe release

Russia accuses Kiev over MH17 ahead of Dutch probe release

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Russia on Monday sought to deflect blame over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, accusing Kiev just days before the results of a Dutch criminal probe into the [...]
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China sentences activists for ‘disturbing social order’: Xinhua

China sentences activists for ‘disturbing social order’: Xinhua

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three labour activists were given suspended sentences of two to four years, Chinese state media said Tuesday, citing their involvement with “overseas organisations [...]
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