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Hanoi court begins hearing appeal by activist blogger

Hanoi court begins hearing appeal by activist blogger

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A court in Hanoi began hearing an appeal Thursday from a prominent Vietnamese blogger who was sentenced earlier this year to five years in prison for anti-state writings. [...]
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HK Authorities Fail to Have Tougher Sentences Imposed on Democracy Activists

HK Authorities Fail to Have Tougher Sentences Imposed on Democracy Activists

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The three have avoided jail time for their roles in the 2014 Umbrella Revolution The Hong Kong Department of Justice failed in its bid Wednesday to have tougher sentences [...]
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Korea, US to simulate attack on nuclear facility

Korea, US to simulate attack on nuclear facility

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States will conduct a mock attack on a nuclear facility next month, an official with the South Korean Defense Department told CNN. Though the [...]
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At UN, China calls for N Korean denuclearisation, dialogue

At UN, China calls for N Korean denuclearisation, dialogue

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that countries must remain committed to denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula while seeking a solution to the North Korean [...]
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Threats against journalists in the Philippines

Threats against journalists in the Philippines

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

International and local journalists’ groups have strongly condemned online threats made by alleged pro-government supporters to at least two female journalists in the [...]
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Japan PM demands world find ‘new means’ to stop N. Korea

Japan PM demands world find ‘new means’ to stop N. Korea

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday demanded that the world find a new way to halt the threat from North Korea after the long-sanctioned regime’s nuclear [...]
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Philippines’ crime war a risk for economy: ratings agency

Philippines’ crime war a risk for economy: ratings agency

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on crime is threatening the Philippines’ economy and endangering its democratic institutions, international credit rating [...]
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In first UN address as leader, Suu Kyi defends efforts on Rohingyas

In first UN address as leader, Suu Kyi defends efforts on Rohingyas

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In her first address to the UN general Assembly as national leader, Myanmar’s former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi defended her [...]
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Taiwan May Be Making Quiet Military Power Moves In The South China Sea

Taiwan May Be Making Quiet Military Power Moves In The South China Sea

23-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Dailycaller | 6:00 AM

Satellite images show Taiwan building military structures on a contested island in the South China Sea, reports Sina Military News. Images acquired from Google Maps show four [...]
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HK ‘triads’ arrested over lawmaker death threats

HK ‘triads’ arrested over lawmaker death threats

22-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eddie Chu Hoi-Dick was one of several independent lawmakers to win seats in landmark legislative elections in Hong Kong in September Hong Kong police Wednesday arrested six [...]
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SKorea questions ‘serial offender’ NKorea’s UN membership

SKorea questions ‘serial offender’ NKorea’s UN membership

22-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s repeated flouting of UN Security Council resolutions by conducting nuclear and missile tests calls into question its suitability for membership of the [...]
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China chemical accidents cause 199 deaths from Jan-August – Greenpeace

China chemical accidents cause 199 deaths from Jan-August – Greenpeace

22-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China had 232 chemical-related accidents from January to August this year, causing 199 deaths and 400 injuries, according to research from the environmental group Greenpeace [...]
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Indonesia: 19 dead in floods, landslides, over 1000 displaced

Indonesia: 19 dead in floods, landslides, over 1000 displaced

22-Sep-2016 Intellasia | First Post | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a series of landslides and flash floods in Indonesia climbed to 19 on Wednesday, an official said, including several children found by rescuers scouring [...]
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Japanese Unwillingness to Have Sex Paves Way for Economic Collapse

Japanese Unwillingness to Have Sex Paves Way for Economic Collapse

22-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

In 2011, social scientists recorded a decline in interests of young Japanese people for marriage and intimate relations, leading to a demographic crisis today in Japan. [...]
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6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Japan

6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Japan

22-Sep-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck early Wednesday in the sparsely populated Izu Islands southeast of Japan’s main island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency [...]
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