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S. Korea’s Park colluded with aide in graft scandal: prosecutors

S. Korea’s Park colluded with aide in graft scandal: prosecutors

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors said Sunday that President Park Geun-Hye colluded with her close confidante in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal that has sparked massive [...]
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China pushes free trade plans at summit rattled by Trump

China pushes free trade plans at summit rattled by Trump

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping touted his country as a leader on free trade at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders Saturday, stepping up to fill a void left by US President-elect [...]
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Xi says US-China ties at ‘hinge moment’

Xi says US-China ties at ‘hinge moment’

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping met for the final time Saturday, with the Chinese leader warning the period after Donald Trump’s election is a “hinge [...]
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Philippines president to declare disputed area in South China Sea a no-fishing zone

Philippines president to declare disputed area in South China Sea a no-fishing zone

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to issue a formal order declaring a sprawling lagoon in a disputed South China Sea shoal a maritime sanctuary where Filipinos [...]
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Fed-up MH370 families to hunt for debris in Madagascar

Fed-up MH370 families to hunt for debris in Madagascar

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Relatives of MH370 passengers will travel to Madagascar next month in hopes of re-kindling efforts to find and recover seaborne debris from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines [...]
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China’s Xi presses Philippines, Vietnam to keep South China Sea issues bilateral

China’s Xi presses Philippines, Vietnam to keep South China Sea issues bilateral

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping, in separate meetings with the leaders of the Philippines and Vietnam, said disputes over the South China Sea should be resolved [...]
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Japan PM Shinzo Abe Meets US President-Elect Donald Trump In New York

Japan PM Shinzo Abe Meets US President-Elect Donald Trump In New York

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Newseveryday | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump had his first meeting with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe last Thursday. This is the first in-person meeting that Trump had with a foreign [...]
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Philippines Duterte Steps Up Attack on West in Talks With Putin

Philippines Duterte Steps Up Attack on West in Talks With Putin

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stepped up his attacks on the US and other Western nations as he held his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the [...]
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3 dead, 12 missing as Vietnamese ship hits Indonesian boat

3 dead, 12 missing as Vietnamese ship hits Indonesian boat

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AP | 10:20 AM

A collision between a Vietnamese freighter and an Indonesian sailboat off Indonesia’s East Java province left three people dead and 12 others missing, Indonesia’s search [...]
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Malaysia’s Mahathir joins calls to oust ‘thief’ PM

Malaysia’s Mahathir joins calls to oust ‘thief’ PM

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:19 AM

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad called for a sustained push to topple scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak as thousands rallied on Saturday to demand the [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte meets ‘hero’ Putin

Philippines’ Duterte meets ‘hero’ Putin

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:17 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met the man he calls his hero, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and unburdened his gripes about US “hypocrisy,” [...]
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Smog may be easing, but in parts of China water quality worsens

Smog may be easing, but in parts of China water quality worsens

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is making progress in battling the damaging smog that can shroud its big cities, but in many areas – from parts of the giant Yangtze river to the coalfields of [...]
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China eyes Apec trade leadership after Trump’s win

China eyes Apec trade leadership after Trump’s win

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Leaders of Pacific rim nations scrambled to find new free-trade options on Friday as a looming Donald Trump presidency in the United States sounded a possible death knell for [...]
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China tells US not to meddle in HK affairs after Washington bashes Beijing in new report

China tells US not to meddle in HK affairs after Washington bashes Beijing in new report

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

China has slammed a recent US Congressional report accusing Beijing of interfering in Hong Kong as “irresponsible,” while strongly objecting “to any foreign [...]
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Disqualification of HK localist duo is about politics not ‘law’

Disqualification of HK localist duo is about politics not ‘law’

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Chinaworker | 6:00 AM

The undemocratic nature of Hong Kong’s political and judicial system is revealed Adam N. Lee, chinaworker.info The Youngspiration duo Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung [...]
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