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Thousands protest outside Taiwan Presidential Office over pension reform plan

Thousands protest outside Taiwan Presidential Office over pension reform plan

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

Thousands of military personnel, teachers, police and civil servants protested a plan to reform Taiwan’s pension system outside of the Presidential Office in Taipei on [...]
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China Slams Western Democracy as Flawed

China Slams Western Democracy as Flawed

24-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s state media used Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president to warn about the perils of democracy, touting the relative stability of the Communist system [...]
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Japan’s Abe Wants to Strengthen ‘Unshakable’ Ties With US

Japan’s Abe Wants to Strengthen ‘Unshakable’ Ties With US

24-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said he wants to strengthen his nation’s unshakable ties with US by working with President Donald Trump, according to a statement [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte stands by his police chief amid resignation calls

Philippines’ Duterte stands by his police chief amid resignation calls

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

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte talks to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald Dela Rosa during the oath-taking of the newly promoted officials of the PNP at the [...]
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MH370 families plead for search to continue at Australia meet

MH370 families plead for search to continue at Australia meet

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

Grieving relatives of MH370 passengers will appeal for the hunt for the missing airliner to continue at a meeting between the Australian and Malaysian transport ministers in [...]
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Vietnam police arrest dissident for propaganda against state

Vietnam police arrest dissident for propaganda against state

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

Police in Vietnam arrested a dissident on Saturday for posting anti-state material on the internet, as part of an ongoing crackdown on critics of the Southeast Asian [...]
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Korea ruling party to change its name

Korea ruling party to change its name

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

South Korea’s ruling party is to change its name for the second time in five years, it said Monday, as it seeks to dissociate itself from the corruption scandal [...]
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N Korea nuclear threat means South must not delay anti-missile system

N Korea nuclear threat means South must not delay anti-missile system

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

Acting South Korean President Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday the deployment of a US anti-missile defense system can not be delayed in the face of a growing North Korean nuclear [...]
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UN rights envoy slams Burma on military’s actions

UN rights envoy slams Burma on military’s actions

23-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A UN human rights envoy on Friday ended a 12-day visit to Myanmar with a bleak evaluation of the government’s ability to deal with the problems facing the [...]
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Burma, Malaysia agree over aid flotilla

Burma, Malaysia agree over aid flotilla

23-Jan-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

The flotilla spat appears to have come to an agreeable end. Myanmar has allowed a group of Malaysian organisations to send aid earmarked for Rakhine State after an official [...]
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Rody declares P23.5-M net worth in 2015

Rody declares P23.5-M net worth in 2015

23-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 6:00 AM

President Duterte’s net worth slightly increased, according to a source close to him, as the statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) of Cabinet [...]
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‘Dump Trump’, say Philippine protesters

‘Dump Trump’, say Philippine protesters

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

Hundreds of Filipinos converged on the US embassy Friday to denounce Donald Trump ahead of his inauguration as president of the United States, accusing him of sexism, racism [...]
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Japan’s Abe hails US ties ahead of Trump inauguration

Japan’s Abe hails US ties ahead of Trump inauguration

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday pledged to boost ties with Donald Trump’s new administration, ahead of the US president-elect’s inauguration later in [...]
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Japan To Conduct Simulated Drills For China-Taiwan Clash: Report

Japan To Conduct Simulated Drills For China-Taiwan Clash: Report

23-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

Japan will carry out a tabletop exercise next week to simulate its response in the event of a military clash between China and Taiwan, Japanese media said. The Self-Defence [...]
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The ‘Civilisation’ of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea

The ‘Civilisation’ of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea

23-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Chinese policy in the South China Sea increasingly focuses on boosting its civilian presence on disputed islands.From increasing land reclamation activities to expanding [...]
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