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Wordplay a new weapon in HK democracy battle

Wordplay a new weapon in HK democracy battle

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

In street tents, on stages and online, Hong Kong’s young demonstrators express themselves in an emerging dialect that is evolving so rapidly Helen Fan decided to deploy [...]
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Pakistani Children Infected With H.I.V. From Transfusions, Report Says

Pakistani Children Infected With H.I.V. From Transfusions, Report Says

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

Pakistan’s health ministry said Friday that it was investigating a report that 10 children had been infected with H.I.V. after receiving blood transfusions. The [...]
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Eleven Indian soldiers, police dead in attack on camp in Kashmir

Eleven Indian soldiers, police dead in attack on camp in Kashmir

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Militants sneaked into an Indian military camp in Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 soldiers and police, the worst losses for security forces in six years in the Himalayan [...]
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53,000 fled Burma, Bangladesh by sea in 2014: UN

53,000 fled Burma, Bangladesh by sea in 2014: UN

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

About 53,000 people left Bangladesh and Myanmar on treacherous smuggling boats bound for Thailand and Malaysia this year, about 540 of them dying on the journey, the UN [...]
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Aer Lingus’s Mueller to be new MAS chief

Aer Lingus’s Mueller to be new MAS chief

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Outgoing Aer Lingus chief Christoph Mueller has been named today as the CEO-designate of Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAS NewCo), confirming The Malaysian Insider’s report [...]
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Indonesia sinks Vietnamese boats to stop illegal fishing

Indonesia sinks Vietnamese boats to stop illegal fishing

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia blew up and sank three empty Vietnamese boats Friday, the navy said, as the world’s biggest archipelago nation pushes to stop foreigners from illegally [...]
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Angry families of MH17 crash victims seek UN investigation

Angry families of MH17 crash victims seek UN investigation

08-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Relatives of MH17 crash victims, angered by what they see as Dutch mishandling of inquiries into the disaster, want a special UN envoy to launch an international [...]
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Typhoon Hagupit triggers massive evacuation in Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit triggers massive evacuation in Philippines

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:31 PM

More than half a million people in the Philippines have fled from a powerful typhoon in one of the world’s biggest peacetime evacuations, as the storm threatens to [...]
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China arrests former security chief Zhou Yongkang

China arrests former security chief Zhou Yongkang

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 4:29 PM

Chinese authorities arrested the once-feared ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang and launched a criminal investigation Saturday on charges ranging from adultery and bribery to [...]
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24 go blind after cataract surgery in India

24 go blind after cataract surgery in India

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 4:26 PM

Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract surgeries performed at a free medical camp run by a [...]
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Taiwan reappoints most of cabinet in post-poll reshuffle

Taiwan reappoints most of cabinet in post-poll reshuffle

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:25 PM

Taiwan put most of its cabinet ministers back to work in a minimal government reshuffle on Friday following a weekend election that trounced the ruling party, prompting the [...]
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Sydney storm damages over 100 properties, warning issued

Sydney storm damages over 100 properties, warning issued

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:23 PM

A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Sydney on Friday afternoon and damaged more than 100 properties, with the Bureau of Meteorology issuing a “severe thunderstorm [...]
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China’s President Just Proved How Serious He Is China’s President Just Proved How Serious He Is

China’s President Just Proved How Serious He Is China’s President Just Proved How Serious He Is

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 4:22 PM

Sixty-one passengers were stuck in a Sentosa Express train for more than an hour when it stalled on Thursday night. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) rescued the [...]
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Protest movement need not get bogged down by defeatism

Protest movement need not get bogged down by defeatism

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Things are now looking distinctly messy for the umbrella movement. The wider democracy movement is divided on where to go next, the government armed with batons and various [...]
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China’s Xi hails South Africa’s Zuma as ‘good friend’

China’s Xi hails South Africa’s Zuma as ‘good friend’

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday hailed visiting South African President Jacob Zuma as China’s “good friend”, months after the latter’s [...]
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