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Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:39 AM

Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers. With [...]
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N Korea celebrates birthday of founding leader Kim Il Sung

N Korea celebrates birthday of founding leader Kim Il Sung

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Latimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Tuesday celebrated the birthday of its founder, Kim Il Sung, with current leader Kim Jong Un reportedly paying respects at his grandfather’s mausoleum [...]
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Toxic Asian Air Pollution Is Powering Pacific Ocean Storms

Toxic Asian Air Pollution Is Powering Pacific Ocean Storms

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | American Livewire | 6:00 AM

Air pollution in China and other Asian countries has gotten increasingly worse in recent years and hazards from the toxic pollution are powering the storms over the Pacific [...]
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5 dead, 15 injured in Philippine bus accident

5 dead, 15 injured in Philippine bus accident

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At least five people including a 2-year-old boy were killed and 15 others were injured Wednesday when a passenger bus rammed a stalled truck along the highway in eastern [...]
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Families of those on board MH370 should consult lawyers now, says legal analyst

Families of those on board MH370 should consult lawyers now, says legal analyst

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

It’s important for families with loved ones on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to have lawyers helping them from the beginning, as there are many complicated legal [...]
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China stresses need for stability at first meeting of new security council

China stresses need for stability at first meeting of new security council

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping held the first meeting of a new national security commission on Tuesday, saying China needed a coordinated approach to domestic and foreign [...]
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Philippine rebels slam military killings despite peace deal

Philippine rebels slam military killings despite peace deal

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group on Tuesday denounced the killing of four of its members in clashes with soldiers, just two weeks after a peace deal was [...]
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One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One person was shot dead on Tuesday at the site of an anti-government rally in the Thai capital Bangkok, emergency services said, in the latest in a string of violent [...]
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Indonesia Sees Chance for Policy Easing in 2015: Southeast Asia

Indonesia Sees Chance for Policy Easing in 2015: Southeast Asia

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will have a chance to ease monetary policy next year as inflation slows, after maintaining a tight stance in 2014, Bank Indonesia deputy Governor Halim Alamsyah [...]
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Chinese claims in Malaysia plane hunt reportedly seen as slowing down search

Chinese claims in Malaysia plane hunt reportedly seen as slowing down search

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Officials from the US and other nations involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have expressed exasperation at claims of possible discovery made by [...]
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Mini-sub on second mission after first MH370 search aborted

Mini-sub on second mission after first MH370 search aborted

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A mini-sub searching for missing Flight MH370 was again sweeping the Indian Ocean seabed Wednesday after aborting its first mission, officials said, as Malaysia vowed to [...]
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Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to take to the skies for some of the final [...]
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Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A nearly 20-hour gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir ended Monday after government troops killed two suspected rebels in the Himalayan region’s main city, a senior [...]
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Russia, China try to finish gas talks before Putin’s visit

Russia, China try to finish gas talks before Putin’s visit

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Moscow and Beijing plan to wrap up a decade of talks on supplies of Russian natural gas before President Vladimir Putin’s expected to travel to China next month, a [...]
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Killing of environmental activists rises globally

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As head of his village, Prajob Naowa-opas battled to save his community in central Thailand from the illegal dumping of toxic waste by filing petitions and leading villagers [...]
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