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Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide

Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide

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

The family of a Japanese woman who fatally set herself on fire after being forced to flee the nuclear disaster at Fukushima was awarded nearly half a million dollars in [...]
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Australia tycoon apologises for calling Chinese ‘mongrels’

Australia tycoon apologises for calling Chinese ‘mongrels’

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

Australian tycoon Clive Palmer on Tuesday apologised for calling the Chinese government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” after a fierce [...]
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Korea, China in talks over air zones

Korea, China in talks over air zones

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea is in discussions with China and other neighbouring countries to prevent any accidental clashes over its expanded air defense identification zone, the defense [...]
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Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties

Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties

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

Vietnam will send a special envoy to China this week to try to rebuild battered diplomatic ties with its communist neighbour after they sank to their lowest in three decades, [...]
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China’s BOC orders 82 Boeing planes worth $8.8 billion

China’s BOC orders 82 Boeing planes worth $8.8 billion

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

Aircraft leasing firm BOC Aviation said Monday it has ordered 80 Boeing 737 planes and two B777-300ERs worth a total $8.8 billion at list prices, to meet expanding client [...]
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US, Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

US, Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

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

US and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Wednesday and Thursday, a US official said, days after the United States denounced a [...]
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Japan Landslides: Death Toll Rises to 54

Japan Landslides: Death Toll Rises to 54

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe visited Hiroshima, western Japan on Monday, where rescue efforts continue for those missing after torrential rain sent floods of water and mud [...]
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Activists, churchmen gather in Philippine protest

Activists, churchmen gather in Philippine protest

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

Thousands of people including activists and clergy gathered at the Philippine capital’s main park on Monday in a rally to denounce the “pork barrel” system [...]
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Malaysia, US in joint military exercise – Bernama

Malaysia, US in joint military exercise – Bernama

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysian and United States armed forces are participating in a bilateral training exercise in Malaysia from today to September 2, according to a statement issued by the US [...]
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Counselling still available for MH17 families, says minister – Bernama

Counselling still available for MH17 families, says minister – Bernama

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Counselling services will continue to be given as long as they are needed to the 24 families of the passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 whose remains have [...]
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Bangladesh court charges 147 opposition supporters over blast

Bangladesh court charges 147 opposition supporters over blast

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

A court in Bangladesh on Monday ordered the trial of nearly 150 people, including senior leaders of the main opposition party, over an explosion outside their headquarters [...]
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Thai king endorses junta leader as prime minister

Thai king endorses junta leader as prime minister

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:44 AM

Thai military leader general Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand’s king on Monday, four days after he was elected by his own hand-picked [...]
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Missing flight MH370: Malaysian transport minister to visit Australia, says search top priority

Missing flight MH370: Malaysian transport minister to visit Australia, says search top priority

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AAP | 7:56 AM

Malaysia’s transport minister will visit Australia on Monday to pledge his government’s commitment to finding Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared more [...]
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MAS lost 200 crew members after MH370, MH17, says union

MAS lost 200 crew members after MH370, MH17, says union

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | | 7:50 AM

Almost 200 Malaysia Airlines (MAS) crew members have resigned notably after the double airline tragedies involving MH17 and MH370. Malaysia Airlines System Employees Union [...]
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Macau police arrest 5 over informal democracy poll

Macau police arrest 5 over informal democracy poll

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

Police in the global gambling hub of Macau have arrested five people involved with an informal poll to measure support for direct elections of the Chinese-controlled [...]
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