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Malaysia rally against Rohingya ‘genocide’ worsens frictions with Burma

Malaysia rally against Rohingya ‘genocide’ worsens frictions with Burma

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

The Najib Razak-led Umno government in Malaysia is pressing ahead with a rally on Sunday to protest against the alleged ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, [...]
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Donald Trump talks with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen in ominous break with tradition

Donald Trump talks with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen in ominous break with tradition

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Democratic Progessive Party Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen chants slogans during a rally outside the Presidential Office in Taipei August 30, 2008 Reuters In a stupendous break [...]
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Trump rails on Twitter against China’s currency, military policies

Trump rails on Twitter against China’s currency, military policies

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump fired a Twitter broadside at China on Sunday, accusing the Asian giant of currency manipulation and military expansionism in the South China [...]
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S. Korea elite in hot seat at historic scandal hearings

S. Korea elite in hot seat at historic scandal hearings

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

South Korea lawmakers on Monday kicked off an unprecedented series of hearings that will grill the country’s business elite over a corruption scandal engulfing [...]
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Breaking: Plane carrying Indonesian police crashes off island near Singapore; 15 dead

Breaking: Plane carrying Indonesian police crashes off island near Singapore; 15 dead

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 8:13 AM

A plane carrying Indonesian police personnel crashed off the Batam island south of Singapore on Saturday, presumably killing all 15 passengers on board. The Civil Aviation [...]
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Floods kill at least 13 people in central Vietnam

Floods kill at least 13 people in central Vietnam

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 8:10 AM

A flooded village is seen in Vietnam’s northern Hoa Binh province, 90 km (65 miles) from Hanoi Reuters At least 13 people have been killed in the central Vietnam by [...]
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China coal mine blasts kill 59: report

China coal mine blasts kill 59: report

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:08 AM

At least 59 people have been killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts, according to death tolls reported by state media. An explosion Saturday at a colliery in the [...]
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Malaysian PM leads protest against ‘genocide’ of Rohingya

Malaysian PM leads protest against ‘genocide’ of Rohingya

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 8:06 AM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak led a protest rally Sunday against what he called a “genocide” of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority, as he urged Asian [...]
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Mass protest demands ouster, arrest of S. Korea president

Mass protest demands ouster, arrest of S. Korea president

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:04 AM

Hundreds of thousands of protestors marched in Seoul for the sixth-straight week Saturday to demand the ouster and arrest of scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye ahead of an [...]
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Keys to the Kingdom: Thailand’s new King tests military junta

Keys to the Kingdom: Thailand’s new King tests military junta

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sea-globe | 6:00 AM

Controversial Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was formally named Thailand’s new King last night after accepting an invitation from the Kingdom’s National [...]
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China coal mine blast kills 21: report

China coal mine blast kills 21: report

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

An explosion at a coal mine in northeast China has killed 21 people, with rescuers attempting to reach the sole survivor after three days trapped underground, state media [...]
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Korea falls deeper into quagmire

Korea falls deeper into quagmire

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun Hye’s announcement on Tuesday that she is prepared to leave office was to be expected given the circumstances, which were bizarre even [...]
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What does Park impeachment bill say?

What does Park impeachment bill say?

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:00 AM

The presidential impeachment bill, finalised by opposition parties for a plenary vote next Friday, listed several charges against President Park Geun-hye. Should the motion [...]
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HK launches legal bid against four pro-democracy lawmakers

HK launches legal bid against four pro-democracy lawmakers

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government launched a legal bid to unseat four elected pro-democracy lawmakers Friday sparking accusations from the opposition camp that they are being [...]
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Singapore minister warns IS will target Southeast Asia

Singapore minister warns IS will target Southeast Asia

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia faces a growing risk of extremist violence from Islamic State (IS) group supporters as the jihadist group seeks new pastures after setbacks in the Middle East, [...]
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