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N Korea Hints It Is Developing More Advanced Ballistic Missiles

N Korea Hints It Is Developing More Advanced Ballistic Missiles

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s state news media released a photograph Wednesday suggesting that the North was working on a more powerful solid-fuel ballistic missile, and said the [...]
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US, N Korea clash at UN forum over nuclear weapons

US, N Korea clash at UN forum over nuclear weapons

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea and the United States clashed at a UN forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang’s envoy declaring it would [...]
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N Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

N Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea revealed plans for the development of its missile programme on Wednesday, as leader Kim Jong-Un ordered stepped-up production of rocket engines and [...]
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Japan minister sees unity with Trump, pressure on N. Korea

Japan minister sees unity with Trump, pressure on N. Korea

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Miamiherald | 6:00 AM

Japan’s new foreign minister is a reputed renegade, famous for bashing his ruling party’s policies with stands against nuclear power and for stricter checks on [...]
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China allegedly planted its flag on Philippine territory

China allegedly planted its flag on Philippine territory

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Magdalo Party-list Representative Gary Alejano claims it has been almost a month since China planted its flag in an area seven nautical miles northeast of Kota Island. The [...]
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Judgment day looms for Thai ex-PM Yingluck and Shinawatra clan

Judgment day looms for Thai ex-PM Yingluck and Shinawatra clan

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Clobbered by coups and courts, Thailand’s Shinawatra political dynasty is bracing for another withering blow in its decade-long power struggle with the kingdom’s [...]
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N Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

N Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday. Ju Yong Chol, a North Korean [...]
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Tillerson says talks with N Korea may be close, notes ‘restraint’

Tillerson says talks with N Korea may be close, notes ‘restraint’

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Tuesday that talks with North Korea may be possible “in the near future” after Pyongyang reacted to tough new UN sanctions with a level of [...]
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China urges US to fix ‘mistake’ of sanctioning firms over N Korea

China urges US to fix ‘mistake’ of sanctioning firms over N Korea

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States should “immediately correct its mistake” of imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese companies and individuals to avoid damaging bilateral [...]
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Typhoon Hato batters HK, streets flooded, flights cancelled, trading halted

Typhoon Hato batters HK, streets flooded, flights cancelled, trading halted

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with destructive winds and waves which uprooted trees, flooded [...]
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Remains of US sailors found on warship that collided off Singapore

Remains of US sailors found on warship that collided off Singapore

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Divers have found the remains of some of the 10 sailors who went missing when a US destroyer collided with a tanker off Singapore, the navy said Tuesday, the latest deadly [...]
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US targets Chinese, Russia entities for helping N Korea

US targets Chinese, Russia entities for helping N Korea

24-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States on Tuesday imposed new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang’s weapons [...]
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Hong Kong raises highest warning for Severe Typhoon Hato

Hong Kong raises highest warning for Severe Typhoon Hato

23-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 2:01 PM

Hong Kong raised its highest storm warning Wednesday as Severe Typhoon Hato brought the city to a standstill, shutting down the stock market and forcing the cancellation of [...]
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HK Braces for Tropical Storm Hato

HK Braces for Tropical Storm Hato

23-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Hato is projected to pass within 100 kilometers of Hong Kong on Wednesday morning, potentially forcing the city’s businesses and financial markets [...]
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Jailed HK activist Wong back in court

Jailed HK activist Wong back in court

23-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges. Wong, [...]
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