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Governments sign pact to create Chinese-led Asian bank

Governments sign pact to create Chinese-led Asian bank

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 7:13 AM

Envoys of governments that plan to join a Chinese-led Asian bank endorsed a structure Monday that givesBeijingthe biggest voting stake at the start but no veto power. Each [...]
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China works for ‘win-win’ climate plan, poised for UN pledge

China works for ‘win-win’ climate plan, poised for UN pledge

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:12 AM

Chinaseeks a fair, global system to tackle climate change and will deliver its pledge to the United Nations by the end of Tuesday on how much it will cut emissions, Chinese [...]
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Woman dies after Taiwan water park blaze, over 200 casualties serious

Woman dies after Taiwan water park blaze, over 200 casualties serious

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:10 AM

A young woman died on Monday, the first fatality among nearly 500 casualties from a weekend blaze at aTaiwanwater park, officials said, as investigators focused on the [...]
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Clashes Reveal Anti-Beijing Anger as City Nears A

Clashes Reveal Anti-Beijing Anger as City Nears A

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Time | 7:09 AM

Scuffles took place in streets that were the scene of much of last fall’s Umbrella Revolution Pro-democracy lawmaker and I.T. advocate Mok is surrounded by veto signs [...]
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Two killed in Japan bullet train suicide fire

Two killed in Japan bullet train suicide fire

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:06 AM

A man set himself on fire on board a moving bullet train inJapanTuesday, killing himself and one other person, in an unprecedented incident on a network with an enviable [...]
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Abe Tackles World’s Heaviest Debt Burden

Abe Tackles World’s Heaviest Debt Burden

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:05 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is set on Tuesday to sign off on a plan to curb the world’s heaviest debt burden. To approach his balanced budget target by 2020, Abe [...]
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Small volcanic eruption closes parts of resort near Tokyo

Small volcanic eruption closes parts of resort near Tokyo

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

A small volcanic eruption at a Japanese hot springs resort not far from Tokyo prompted authorities on Tuesday to further limit access to the area, warn that more eruptions [...]
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S. Korea Fires Warning Shots After N. Korean Ship Crosses Border

S. Korea Fires Warning Shots After N. Korean Ship Crosses Border

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:57 AM

A South Korean navy boat fired warning shots Tuesday after a North Korean patrol vessel crossed onto the southern side of the tense Yellow Sea border, according to Seoul. [...]
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Wartime sex victims, leftists protest growing Philippines-Japan military ties

Wartime sex victims, leftists protest growing Philippines-Japan military ties

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Victims of Japanese military wartime sex abuses in the Philippines and leftist groups protested in front of the Japanese Embassy in Manila last week to denounce growing [...]
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Thailand slammed for ‘disturbing’ student sedition charges

Thailand slammed for ‘disturbing’ student sedition charges

01-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The European Union hit out at Thailand’s junta Tuesday for pursuing sedition charges against a group of anti-coup student activists, describing their arrest and [...]
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At least 30 dead after military plane crashes in Indonesia

At least 30 dead after military plane crashes in Indonesia

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | 9news | 3:44 PM

At least 30 people have been killed after an Indonesian military plane crashed in a residential area in Sumatra and burst into flames today. An Indonesian military spokesman [...]
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14 Thai students face seven years in jail for anti-junta rally

14 Thai students face seven years in jail for anti-junta rally

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:07 AM

Fourteen Thai students were taken into custody Saturday after staging an anti-coup rally on charges that could see them jailed for seven years, as the ruling junta tightens [...]
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Thousands march in Seoul for S. Korea’s gay pride parade

Thousands march in Seoul for S. Korea’s gay pride parade

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:05 AM

Thousands marched through central Seoul Sunday in what organisers described as South Korea’s biggest annual gay pride parade, with many celebrating the US Supreme [...]
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Philippines halts repairs on Spratlys airstrip ahead of UN suit

Philippines halts repairs on Spratlys airstrip ahead of UN suit

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:03 AM

ThePhilippineshas halted the repair of its airstrip in the disputed Spratly islands due to its pending suit atThe HaguechallengingChina’s claim over the waters, a [...]
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China angered by Philippine documentary on South China Sea

China angered by Philippine documentary on South China Sea

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

Chinaon Monday accused thePhilippinesof spreading misinformation and “creating the illusion of the victim” in their dispute over the South China Sea [...]
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