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Japan key nation in Taiwan’s diplomatic agenda: Tsai

Japan key nation in Taiwan’s diplomatic agenda: Tsai

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

President Tsai thanked the overseas compatriots in Japan for their unwavering support for the government. - President Tsai Ing-wen met with the delegation of the Taiwanese [...]
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China warns US over arms sales to Taiwan

China warns US over arms sales to Taiwan

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Monday reiterated its firm opposition to US arm sales to Taiwan, amid reports that Donald Trump’s administration is preparing a large shipment of advanced [...]
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N Korean leader Kim Jong Un acting very badly: Trump

N Korean leader Kim Jong Un acting very badly: Trump

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was “acting very, very badly”, hours after Pyongyang conducted a ground test of a new type [...]
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China aims advanced DF-16 missiles at Taiwan: minister

China aims advanced DF-16 missiles at Taiwan: minister

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is aiming advanced medium-range ballistic missiles at Taiwan as part of a growing military threat towards the island, Taipei’s defence minister said Monday. The [...]
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Climate change ‘makes deadly China pollution worse’

Climate change ‘makes deadly China pollution worse’

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Global warming has boosted the frequency and severity of deadly air pollution peaks in northern China, scientists said Monday. Toxic particles in the air cause nearly a [...]
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France, Japan back free navigation in Asia-Pacific, Abe says

France, Japan back free navigation in Asia-Pacific, Abe says

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

France and Japan support a “free and open maritime order” in the Asia-Pacific region, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said after talks with French President [...]
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Korea’s Lotte family owners go on trial for graft

Korea’s Lotte family owners go on trial for graft

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four members of the family who control South Korea’s troubled retail giant Lotte, including its 93-year-old founder, went on trial Monday for embezzlement, tax evasion [...]
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China Looks to Disqualify Xi Doubters Ahead of Crucial Congress

China Looks to Disqualify Xi Doubters Ahead of Crucial Congress

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Holding a foreign passport or expressing doubts about Communist Party policies are among the behaviors that could get candidates disqualified from 2,300 coveted seats at [...]
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N Korea rocket-engine test shows ‘meaningful’ progress, South says

N Korea rocket-engine test shows ‘meaningful’ progress, South says

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s latest rocket-engine test showed “meaningful” progress, South Korea said on Monday, while an analyst said it was a dangerous step towards the [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte calls European critics ‘crazies’

Philippines’ Duterte calls European critics ‘crazies’

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has described European lawmakers as “crazies” in a salty-tongued rebuttal of criticism of his deadly drug war, while vowing [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un says engine test is ‘new birth’ of rocket industry

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un says engine test is ‘new birth’ of rocket industry

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has conducted a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station and leader Kim Jong Un said the successful test was “a new [...]
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Abe, Merkel call for open markets

Abe, Merkel call for open markets

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) arrives with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe at the official opening of the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover on March 19, 2017 German [...]
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Xi, Tillerson seek stronger ties as N. Korea hails rocket progress

Xi, Tillerson seek stronger ties as N. Korea hails rocket progress

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pledged in talks on Sunday to work to strengthen a relationship strained by disputes over North Korea and [...]
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Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The United States is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said [...]
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Japan PM leaves for Europe for security, trade talks

Japan PM leaves for Europe for security, trade talks

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe headed Sunday for a four-day trip to Europe, hoping to discuss security issues and make progress on trade as regional tensions soar over [...]
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