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Seoul: N Korea fires 3 short-range projectiles

Seoul: N Korea fires 3 short-range projectiles

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea fired three short-range projectiles Thursday into the waters off its east coast in a possible move to stoke tensions with Seoul, a South Korean defense official [...]
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N. Korea hails test of ‘breakthrough’ guided missile

N. Korea hails test of ‘breakthrough’ guided missile

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced Friday the successful test of a new high-precision, tactical guided missile, as its army threatened a “devastating” retaliation against [...]
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No Clear Route Emerges in Vietnam Sea Spat With China

No Clear Route Emerges in Vietnam Sea Spat With China

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

As Vietnam mops up after anti-China riots last month with insurance payouts and tax refunds to affected businesses, there is still no solution in sight for the ongoing [...]
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US Navy Official Says China Military Relations Have Improved ‘Modestly’

US Navy Official Says China Military Relations Have Improved ‘Modestly’

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

Relations between the US and Chinese militaries have improved “modestly” in the past year, a senior US Navy official said, despite discord over territorial [...]
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Japan unveils strategy to restore cutting edge

Japan unveils strategy to restore cutting edge

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe formally announced Tuesday an outline of his long-awaited growth strategy, a slew of reforms meant to revitalise the economy and restore [...]
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Philippine leader, Muslim rebel chief hold surprise talks

Philippine leader, Muslim rebel chief hold surprise talks

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

Philippine President Benigno Aquino held a surprise meeting in Japan with the country’s top Muslim rebel to address growing concerns over delays in implementing a peace [...]
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Thai general says ‘no advanced planning’ for coup

Thai general says ‘no advanced planning’ for coup

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

A senior Thai general has rejected reports the army planned to rid the kingdom of the influence of controversial former premier Thaksin Shinawatra years before it seized [...]
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MH370 search resumes today, task complicated by lack of fresh satellite data

MH370 search resumes today, task complicated by lack of fresh satellite data

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 resumes today with a commercial vessel mapping the floor of the southern Indian Ocean, reports The Age today. The task, [...]
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China minister seeks to rebuild Taiwan ties

China minister seeks to rebuild Taiwan ties

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China has sent its first ever ministerial-level official to Taiwan for four days of meetings to rebuild ties with the self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own, after [...]
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New Search Area for Malaysia Airlines Jet Could Cover 23,000 Square Miles

New Search Area for Malaysia Airlines Jet Could Cover 23,000 Square Miles

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Authorities plan to announce later today a new, expanded search area in the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March with 239 people aboard. [...]
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Indonesia fires spark Singapore, Malaysia haze warning

Indonesia fires spark Singapore, Malaysia haze warning

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

Indonesia’s disaster agency warned Wednesday that haze could return to neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia after a huge jump in forest fires in a province at the centre [...]
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Korea’s President Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster

Korea’s President Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster

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

After two failed attempts to appoint a new prime minister, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye announced on Thursday her “agonised” decision to retain the [...]
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Philippines, US Begin Joint Naval Drills

Philippines, US Begin Joint Naval Drills

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

The United States and Philippine troops on Thursday began their annual joint naval exercises, Xinhua news agency reports. The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and [...]
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Philippines hits China over ’10-dash line’ map

Philippines hits China over ’10-dash line’ map

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines criticised China on Wednesday, June 25, for publishing a new map that expands Beijing’s claim over the South China Sea by using a 10-dash line as [...]
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Philippines seeks 4-nation meeting in sea disputes

Philippines seeks 4-nation meeting in sea disputes

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has revived its plan to call a meeting among four Asean claimants – itself, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei – to disputed islands in the South China [...]
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