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Philippines’ Duterte says he’s willing to face probe into drug killings

Philippines’ Duterte says he’s willing to face probe into drug killings

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday his government is willing to face any inquiry into the deaths of hundreds of suspected drug dealers and users as human [...]
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Beware the Illusion of China-Asean South China Sea Breakthroughs

Beware the Illusion of China-Asean South China Sea Breakthroughs

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

We need to be clear-eyed about both progress made and the challenges that remain. On Tuesday, Chinese media reported that China and Asean had made “several [...]
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US: N Korea shrinks warning time for nuclear attack on America

US: N Korea shrinks warning time for nuclear attack on America

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The US government is increasingly concerned that advances in North Korea’s weapons programme have dramatically decreased the warning time for a nuclear attack on [...]
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China, Asean hasten talks to avoid maritime conflicts

China, Asean hasten talks to avoid maritime conflicts

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 7:55 AM

China and Asean member countries have agreed to hasten consultations on the South China Sea Code of Conduct (COC), approving two documents on how to deal with unplanned [...]
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Oil tanker ‘hijacked off Malaysia’

Oil tanker ‘hijacked off Malaysia’

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian oil tanker carrying 900,000 litres of diesel has been hijacked and taken to Indonesian waters, Malaysian maritime officials say. The MT Vier Harmoni was [...]
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Modi Toughens Up on Territory Spats as China-Pakistan Ties Grow

Modi Toughens Up on Territory Spats as China-Pakistan Ties Grow

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

From the sandstone walls of the 17th-century Red Fort in India’s capital, prime minister Narendra Modi sent a warning shot this week to his counterparts in Islamabad [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s Visit to Beijing: Recalibrating Burma’s China Policy

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Visit to Beijing: Recalibrating Burma’s China Policy

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | TNI | 6:00 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi and her NLD government faced a tough situation with China at the time of their inauguration in March. But, as she visits Beijing this week, hopes are high [...]
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East China Sea Dispute: Japan Releases Footage Showing Chinese Vessels Approaching Senkaku Islands

East China Sea Dispute: Japan Releases Footage Showing Chinese Vessels Approaching Senkaku Islands

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Japan’s coast guard released a video showing Chinese vessels entering disputed Senkaku islands in the East China Sea as tensions in the region continued, the Japan [...]
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Report: N Korean diplomat in London defects

Report: N Korean diplomat in London defects

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

A North Korean diplomat stationed in the British capital has defected with his family, according to a South Korean newspaper. The diplomat is believed to have deserted his [...]
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N. Korea calls South’s leader ‘psychopath’ over missile row

N. Korea calls South’s leader ‘psychopath’ over missile row

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Wednesday labelled South Korean President Park Geun-Hye a “psychopath” after she made a speech slamming Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions and [...]
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Korea releases N Korean restaurant defectors

Korea releases N Korean restaurant defectors

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Tuesday that its intelligence service had finished investigating 13 North Korean restaurant workers whose joint defection triggered accusations from [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte jacks up budget to fight crime

Philippines’ Duterte jacks up budget to fight crime

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced a sharp increase in next year’s national budget to fund his controversial war on crime, with security forces to get [...]
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Second arrest warrant issued over Thai tourist blasts

Second arrest warrant issued over Thai tourist blasts

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A military court in southern Thailand has issued a second arrest warrant for an unnamed suspect involved in last week’s coordinated bomb and arson attacks against a [...]
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Foreign ministers of Japan, China, Korea likely to meet next week: media

Foreign ministers of Japan, China, Korea likely to meet next week: media

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan, China and South Korea are in talks to hold a meeting of their foreign ministers next week, despite rows between Tokyo and Beijing over China’s maritime expansion [...]
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China, Asean aim to complete framework of South China Sea rules next year

China, Asean aim to complete framework of South China Sea rules next year

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Still image from United States Navy video purportedly shows Chinese dredging vessels in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands View photos Chinese [...]
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