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PM Najib calls upon a united Asean to combat terrorism

PM Najib calls upon a united Asean to combat terrorism

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on a strong, united Asean in the fight against terrorism. He said now is the time for the region to unite and play a [...]
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US, Japan, Australia step in for weak SEAsia to chide China

US, Japan, Australia step in for weak SEAsia to chide China

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for [...]
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Philippines President Duterte to strike cautious tone with China on South China Sea ruling

Philippines President Duterte to strike cautious tone with China on South China Sea ruling

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Nearly two weeks after China rejected The Hague’s ruling on the South China Sea, the ball is now in the Philippine’s court to resolve the matter. And despite [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte declares ceasefire with communists

Philippines’ Duterte declares ceasefire with communists

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

In first State of the Nation speech, president lays groundwork for peace talks with armed groups due to begin in Norway. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced a [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte vows no mercy in crime war

Philippines’ Duterte vows no mercy in crime war

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to show “no mercy” in his bloody war on crime, warning criminals that priests and human rights advocates cannot [...]
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Asean Fails to Single Out China Over South China Sea at Meeting

Asean Fails to Single Out China Over South China Sea at Meeting

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations failed to take a tough stance on maritime disputes in their first meeting after an international tribunal rejected China’s claim to exclusive [...]
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Nineteen feared dead after knife attack in Japan – media reports

Nineteen feared dead after knife attack in Japan – media reports

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:30 AM

Nineteen people were feared dead and 45 injured after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in Japan early on Tuesday, national broadcaster NHK [...]
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China victory as ASEAN avoids rebuke over maritime dispute

China victory as ASEAN avoids rebuke over maritime dispute

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 7:31 AM

Southeast Asian nations avoided rebuking Beijing or mentioning a recent UN-backed tribunal ruling against its claims in the South China Sea in joint statement released Monday [...]
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Seoul, Pyongyang jockey for support at Asean forum

Seoul, Pyongyang jockey for support at Asean forum

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

A diplomatic battle between the two Koreas over the North’s nuclear arms programme is expected to flare up this week at a regional forum here, where the foreign [...]
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China says Korea damaged ‘mutual trust’

China says Korea damaged ‘mutual trust’

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has blamed South Korea for damaging “mutual trust” with its planned deployment of an advanced US missile defence system in the face of Beijing’s [...]
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China Slaps Ban on Internet News Reporting as Crackdown Tightens

China Slaps Ban on Internet News Reporting as Crackdown Tightens

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s top internet regulator ordered major online companies including Sina Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd to stop original news reporting, the latest effort by the [...]
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Obama aide visits China after South China Sea ruling

Obama aide visits China after South China Sea ruling

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice held talks in Beijing on Monday with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international [...]
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Korea’s high stakes missile deployment

Korea’s high stakes missile deployment

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

China and the US should see the rising risks of confrontation and talk South Korea’s plan to deploy a US-built missile shield furnishes it with a crucial level of [...]
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Philippines to gain if dispute is settled

Philippines to gain if dispute is settled

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CCTV | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says his country has more to gain if it is able to settle its South China Sea dispute with China. He cited a plan to establish industrial [...]
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Philippine leader Duterte signs freedom of information order

Philippine leader Duterte signs freedom of information order

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a landmark freedom of information order to allow the public full access to government records for the first time, his spokesman said [...]
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