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Japan warship visits Philippines as China sea row festers

Japan warship visits Philippines as China sea row festers

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Japanese warship sailed into a Philippine port near disputed South China Sea waters on Tuesday in another sign of deepening security ties between the World War II foes to [...]
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US Sees New Flashpoint in South China Sea

US Sees New Flashpoint in South China Sea

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Flights near the Philippines in recent days send message to Beijing over a potential new flashpoint in the region A new potential flashpoint has emerged in the standoff [...]
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Indonesia to hold regional talks after kidnappings at sea

Indonesia to hold regional talks after kidnappings at sea

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s president said Tuesday that his government will host talks with Malaysia and the Philippines this week to boost maritime security following the kidnappings [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Nationwide Peace Talks in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Nationwide Peace Talks in Burma

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will begin a new round of nationwide peace talks on Wednesday with the Ceasefire Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC), the first such [...]
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China unlikely to send delegation to N. Korea’s rare party congress

China unlikely to send delegation to N. Korea’s rare party congress

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

China is unlikely to send a delegation to North Korea’s rare ruling party congress early next month, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the North’s nuclear [...]
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Why N Korean threat is a more urgent issue for next US President

Why N Korean threat is a more urgent issue for next US President

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un has been intensifying his efforts to develop a long-range nuclear strike capability since the beginning of 2016. The more vulnerable he feels atop a weakening [...]
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US warns of ‘other’ options if N Korea continues nuclear, missile tests

US warns of ‘other’ options if N Korea continues nuclear, missile tests

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States warned on Tuesday it would consider “other” options, which could include new sanctions or security steps, if North Korea continued nuclear and [...]
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China human rights campaigner Harry Wu dies

China human rights campaigner Harry Wu dies

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Harry Wu, a former political prisoner who dedicated his later life to exposing abuses in China’s brutal prison labour camp system, has died. He was 79. Wu died Tuesday [...]
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South China Sea – The way forward in the Philippines vs China case: Inquirer columnist

South China Sea – The way forward in the Philippines vs China case: Inquirer columnist

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In the coming months, the Arbitral Tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration is expected to render its ruling on the Philippine case vs China, which was initiated in [...]
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China Rejects EU Criticism of HK Policy

China Rejects EU Criticism of HK Policy

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | VOANEWS | 6:00 AM

EU criticism of China’s rule over Hong Kong is unfounded, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, after an EU report called the disappearance of five [...]
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N. Korea says rare ruling party congress to open May 6

N. Korea says rare ruling party congress to open May 6

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced on Wednesday that its first ruling party congress for nearly four decades will open on May 6, amid increasing concern that Pyongyang will preface the [...]
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Russia Plans to Expand Military Cooperation With Asean Countries

Russia Plans to Expand Military Cooperation With Asean Countries

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

During the talks, it became clear that the Asean member countries and Russia hold similar opinion on international conflicts and combating new threats, primarily terrorism, [...]
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Europe Warns China Over the Detention of HK Booksellers

Europe Warns China Over the Detention of HK Booksellers

27-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A European Union report says the case could threaten the territory’s status as a hub for international business The European Union has rebuked China for impinging on [...]
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South China Sea: The fight China will take to the brink of war

South China Sea: The fight China will take to the brink of war

27-Apr-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The world’s two greatest powers are competing for military dominance of the western Pacific Ocean and the contest is about to intensify. The US and China are each [...]
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Japan: World ‘greatly worried’ over China’s maritime expansion

Japan: World ‘greatly worried’ over China’s maritime expansion

27-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan says its concerns over China’s military buildup in the South and East China Seas are shared by many other countries. The issue is expected to be discussed at [...]
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