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China Seeks to Protect South China Sea Submarine Gateway

China Seeks to Protect South China Sea Submarine Gateway

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s efforts to protect its submarine gateway to the South China Sea could broaden from standoffs with US military planes to announcing an air defense identification [...]
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China says ‘no change’ in policy on improving ties with Japan

China says ‘no change’ in policy on improving ties with Japan

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China on Thursday rejected remarks by former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda that Beijing had expressed willingness to improve ties between Asia’s two biggest [...]
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China defence ministry tells US to stop ‘close-in’ surveillance

China defence ministry tells US to stop ‘close-in’ surveillance

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s military on Thursday told the United States to end air and naval surveillance near its borders, saying it was damaging relations between the Pacific powers and [...]
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China, Korea Slam Japan for Honoring War Criminals

China, Korea Slam Japan for Honoring War Criminals

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

China and South Korea called for Japan to reflect on its history of aggression, a day after Tokyo confirmed prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honoring [...]
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Thai court dismisses murder charges against former PM, deputy

Thai court dismisses murder charges against former PM, deputy

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai criminal court on Thursday threw out charges of murder and abuse of power faced by a former prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, and his then deputy over a deadly [...]
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Pakistan army chief intervenes in political crisis

Pakistan army chief intervenes in political crisis

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pakistan’s army chief was named mediator Thursday in a fortnight-long political crisis, fuelling speculation that the military could use the protests against prime [...]
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Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers [...]
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Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement

Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Often-testy neighbours Indonesia and Australia signed a new security agreement on Thursday to mend a relationship badly damaged by allegations last year that Australia was [...]
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New search area located for missing MH370 jet

New search area located for missing MH370 jet

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the existing search zone after a new clue to the plane’s possible location [...]
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China And Vietnam Agree on Territorial Talks Amid Tensions

China And Vietnam Agree on Territorial Talks Amid Tensions

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam agreed to negotiate on their South China Sea disputes without backing away from territorial claims that have caused a rift between the two communist [...]
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Rescuers seek survivors of China landslide

Rescuers seek survivors of China landslide

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 3:03 PM

Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwesternChinathat killed at least 14 people. More than 600 members of specialized search and [...]
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China landslide death toll rises to 15, report says

China landslide death toll rises to 15, report says

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 2:57 PM

The death toll from a landslide that destroyed a Chinese village has risen to 15, state media reported Friday. Half of a 600-metre high knoll near Fuquan city in the [...]
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China landslide kills eight

China landslide kills eight

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:59 AM

Eight people died and another 17 were left missing by a landslide in China, state media reported Thursday. The landslide engulfed a village near Fuquan city in the [...]
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Nine more remains from MH17 to return home on September 2 – Bernama

Nine more remains from MH17 to return home on September 2 – Bernama

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 8:56 AM

The repatriation ceremony to honour the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy scheduled for September 2 at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, is expected [...]
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Pipeline Explosion Kills Three in Indonesia

Pipeline Explosion Kills Three in Indonesia

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | EPA | 8:53 AM

Two children and an adult were killed when a pipeline belonging to Indonesia’s state oil and gas company caught fire on Thursday, police said. The fire from the [...]
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