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China’s precedent-breaking Xi Jinping gets set to bolster his power

China’s precedent-breaking Xi Jinping gets set to bolster his power

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to amass even greater power at a Communist Party Congress this week, promoting close allies, having his guiding thought enshrined in the [...]
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Japan ruling bloc heads for big election win despite voter distaste for PM Abepoll

Japan ruling bloc heads for big election win despite voter distaste for PM Abepoll

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is on track for a big win in Sunday’s general electioneven though almost half the country’s voters [...]
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Philippine troops kill two leaders of pro-Islamic State alliance in Marawiminister

Philippine troops kill two leaders of pro-Islamic State alliance in Marawiminister

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops killed two top commanders of a militant alliance in an operation in southern Marawi City on Monday, authorities said, a big boost to a military battling the [...]
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Vietnam braces for typhoon Khanun after floods kill 72

Vietnam braces for typhoon Khanun after floods kill 72

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam braced for typhoon Khanun on Monday after destructive floods battered the country’s north and centre last week, killing 72 people, the disaster prevention [...]
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Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Burma to Bangladesh

Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Burma to Bangladesh

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early on Monday, Reuters witnesses said, fleeing attacks by [...]
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Trump’s Asia trip to focus on Pyongyang, trade

Trump’s Asia trip to focus on Pyongyang, trade

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

President Moon Jae-in, left, and US President Donald Trump hold a summit last month in New York on the sidelines of the UN general Assembly. They will meet again next month [...]
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Korea parliament chief tells N Korea to resume missile talks: Ifax

Korea parliament chief tells N Korea to resume missile talks: Ifax

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chung Sye-kyun, the speaker of South Korea’s parliament, on Sunday called on North Korea to resume talks over its nuclear and missile programme, saying its nuclear [...]
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Typhoon Khanun to target southern China, threatens flooding in northern Vietnam

Typhoon Khanun to target southern China, threatens flooding in northern Vietnam

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 9:20 AM

Typhoon Khanun will take aim at southernmost China and flood-ravaged northern Vietnam into Tuesday. Khanun crossed the northern tip of the Philippines Thursday night, local [...]
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Kim Jong Un builds his own ‘Mar-a-Lago’ as N Korean people starve

Kim Jong Un builds his own ‘Mar-a-Lago’ as N Korean people starve

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 7:02 AM

As he plots the next moves in his rogue nuke and missile programmes, North Korean despot Kim Jong Un is constructing one other immense show of power just down the road from [...]
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Korean court extends detention of ex-president

Korean court extends detention of ex-president

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:59 AM

A South Korean court on Friday extended the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial over broad corruption allegations that led to her removal from office [...]
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N Korea Renews Guam Threat Ahead of Joint Naval Exercise

N Korea Renews Guam Threat Ahead of Joint Naval Exercise

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:58 AM

As theUnited StatesandSouth Koreaprepare for next week’s joint naval exercise, North Korean officials on Friday renewed their threat to launch ballistic missiles [...]
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China’s Military Reforms Will Strengthen Central Command, Ideal For Offshore Combat

China’s Military Reforms Will Strengthen Central Command, Ideal For Offshore Combat

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:57 AM

China’s Communist Party congress that opens next week is supposed to touch on the hottest issues in the giant, growing yet still largely enigmatic country. The [...]
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N Korea may have destabilised nuclear testing grounds, experts say

N Korea may have destabilised nuclear testing grounds, experts say

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:56 AM

Experts studying Friday’s earthquake inNorth Koreasay the rogue nation may have unintentionally destabilised its nuclear test site due to the toll of repeated atomic [...]
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20 HK activists guilty of contempt in 2014 protests

20 HK activists guilty of contempt in 2014 protests

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:55 AM

AHong Kongcourt on Friday convicted 20 activists, including prominent student leader Joshua Wong, for defying authorities trying to clear a protest site during massive 2014 [...]
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Philippines Retreats From Threat to Expel EU Envoys

Philippines Retreats From Threat to Expel EU Envoys

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:54 AM

ThePhilippinesbacked away on Friday from President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat the day before to expel European ambassadors, his spokesman said, after apparently [...]
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