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China Tightening Noose Around Taiwan Over Refusal To Talk

China Tightening Noose Around Taiwan Over Refusal To Talk

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:01 AM

China doesn’t call it retaliation but it smells that way. After President Tsai Ing-wen took office in Taiwan about a month ago, China first warned her to hold talks on [...]
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Commission urges UK government to reconsider China policy in light of ‘severe’ human rights crackdown

Commission urges UK government to reconsider China policy in light of ‘severe’ human rights crackdown

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:01 AM

The UK’s Conservative Party Human Rights Commission is calling on the British government to reconsider its China policy in the light of China’s recent crackdown [...]
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S. Korea’s military ready to deal with N. Korean dam discharge near border

S. Korea’s military ready to deal with N. Korean dam discharge near border

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:01 AM

South Korea’s military is keeping close tabs on water levels at a dam near the inter-Korean border and is ready to step in if Pyongyang suddenly discharges water down [...]
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Why Japan will pay a big price for Britain’s vote to leave the EU

Why Japan will pay a big price for Britain’s vote to leave the EU

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:01 AM

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has sent stock markets and currencies across the globe somersaulting. But the changes are particularly pronounced and [...]
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Taiwan ‘to test-fire missiles in US’ as China tensions rise

Taiwan ‘to test-fire missiles in US’ as China tensions rise

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

Taiwan plans to test-fire its newest anti-missile system for the first time in the United States next month as relations with rival China deteriorate, a defence source and [...]
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Philippines’ President Duterte looking to destroy ‘Imperial Manila’

Philippines’ President Duterte looking to destroy ‘Imperial Manila’

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte takes office this week looking to end the domination of “Imperial Manila” with a radical shift to federalism that he [...]
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Arbitration Not Answer to S. China Sea Disputes: Experts

Arbitration Not Answer to S. China Sea Disputes: Experts

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | English.cri.cn | 6:01 AM

The disputes over the South China Sea between China and the Philippines are not appropriate for a judicial settlement or arbitration, experts said Monday. An arbitral [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte changes tone on South China Sea dispute

Philippines’ Duterte changes tone on South China Sea dispute

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

Incoming Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he won’t comment about the country’s South China Sea dispute with China until after an arbitration [...]
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Cabinet reshuffled with eye on coming polls, analysts say

Cabinet reshuffled with eye on coming polls, analysts say

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:01 AM

Changes Datuk Seri Najib Razak made to his Cabinet indicate that the prime minister has shifted his attention to the next general election, after having overcome recent [...]
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Exclusive: US to downgrade Burma in annual human trafficking report – sources

Exclusive: US to downgrade Burma in annual human trafficking report – sources

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

The United States has decided to place Myanmar on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking, officials said, a move aimed at prodding the country’s new [...]
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US, Japan, S. Korea conducting first joint ballistic missile defense drill

US, Japan, S. Korea conducting first joint ballistic missile defense drill

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:01 AM

The US, Japan and South Korea are conducting their first joint ballistic missile defense exercise in Hawaii that is aimed as much at fostering cooperation between the two [...]
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South China Sea reefs ‘decimated’ as giant clams harvested in bulk

South China Sea reefs ‘decimated’ as giant clams harvested in bulk

29-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

Ornaments made from the shells of endangered giant clams, renowned in China for having auspicious powers and the lustre of ivory, have become coveted luxuries, a trend which [...]
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At least 35 killed in fiery bus crash in China

At least 35 killed in fiery bus crash in China

28-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least 35 people were killed and 11 injured when a bus crashed on a highway in central China Sunday and burst into flames, state media reported. Huge clouds of thick black [...]
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US envoy to visit S. Korea amid talk of sanctions on N. Korea

US envoy to visit S. Korea amid talk of sanctions on N. Korea

28-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The US special envoy for North Korean human rights issues will visit South Korea this week for a conference on Pyongyang’s human rights record and meetings with senior [...]
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Premier says China wants ‘united and stable’ EU

Premier says China wants ‘united and stable’ EU

28-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s premier called Monday for joint efforts to restore global economic confidence following the shock of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Last [...]
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