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Alleged triad boss arrested in HK

Alleged triad boss arrested in HK

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

An alleged triad boss known as “Shanghai Boy” has been arrested after arriving at Hong Kong airport from Thailand, months after he hit the headlines for being [...]
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N Korea building secret ballistic missile submarine base

N Korea building secret ballistic missile submarine base

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea is constructing a massive underground facility capable of sheltering ballistic missile submarine at a location on its east coast, new satellite images have shown. [...]
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HK student leader pleads not guilty

HK student leader pleads not guilty

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

A Hong Kong student protester pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple criminal charges over a demonstration against a pro-Beijing figure, a day after the conviction of an [...]
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HK ‘Umbrella Revolution’ leader convicted for protests

HK ‘Umbrella Revolution’ leader convicted for protests

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

A pro-democracy demonstrator can be seen among the tear gas fired by police towards protesters near Hong Kong government headquarters on September 28, 2014 A key figure in [...]
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Philippines Duterte offers Muslim militants peace

Philippines Duterte offers Muslim militants peace

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

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte stepped up efforts to bring peace to the country’s insurgency-hit south during a visit there on Thursday, calling upon the Islamic [...]
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Thai junta shuts critical TV channel as poll looms

Thai junta shuts critical TV channel as poll looms

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

Thai authorities have ordered an anti-junta television channel to stop broadcasting as the kingdom’s military rulers tighten the screw on dissent ahead of a [...]
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‘Don’t abandon search’, MH370 families plead

‘Don’t abandon search’, MH370 families plead

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

Families of those lost on flight MH370 pleaded Thursday for authorities to continue hunting for the Malaysia Airlines jet on the eve of a meeting that could decide how much [...]
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Philippines’ oil still in troubled waters after South China Sea ruling

Philippines’ oil still in troubled waters after South China Sea ruling

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

The Philippines, eager to resume development of vital oil and gas reserves off its coast, will likely need to reach an accord with a Chinese government infuriated by last [...]
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US corruption probe threatens ties with key ally Malaysia

US corruption probe threatens ties with key ally Malaysia

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It’s been less than two years since US President Barack Obama and Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak laughed and chatted during a round of golf as they both holidayed [...]
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China Investigating Data Leak and Swindling of HIV Patients

China Investigating Data Leak and Swindling of HIV Patients

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Bai Hua, the director of a support network based in Beijing for people with H.I.V./Aids, said he began receiving the messages about two weeks ago. Hundreds of people with [...]
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US-Korea Missile Shield Could Spark New Crisis: China Media

US-Korea Missile Shield Could Spark New Crisis: China Media

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

US plans to install a sophisticated missile-defense system in South Korea could trigger a nuclear showdown similar to the Cuban missile crisis 60 years ago, Chinese state [...]
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Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Several thousand South Koreans staged an angry protest Thursday against the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system near their hometown, but President Park Geun-hye [...]
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China rains leave nearly 100 dead or missing

China rains leave nearly 100 dead or missing

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

Torrential rain lashing northern China in recent days has left nearly 100 people dead or missing, official figures showed. At least 24 people in the provinces of Hebei, which [...]
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US Gives Philippines Warship After South China Sea Ruling

US Gives Philippines Warship After South China Sea Ruling

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Washington is finally transferring another Hamilton-class cutter to Manila. The United States is finally transferring another warship to the Philippines this week, just days [...]
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Duterte won’t trade Philippines’ territorial rights to China, says US senator

Duterte won’t trade Philippines’ territorial rights to China, says US senator

22-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A US senator who was part of the congressional delegation that met with President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said the Chief Executive assured them that the Philippines will [...]
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