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Four boys rescued from Thai cave but rest must wait as air tanks are replenished

Four boys rescued from Thai cave but rest must wait as air tanks are replenished

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

They allowed themselves smiles, but there was no cheering among the exhausted rescuers emerging from the Tham Luang cave system on Sunday evening. With the first of the [...]
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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says he will quit if someone can prove God exists

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says he will quit if someone can prove God exists

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Independent | 6:02 AM

‘If there is one witness, I will announce my resignation immediately,’ pledges president in latest broadside at Catholic Church The president of the Philippines [...]
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Duterte warns Cabinet Secretaries over project flops, hits DPWH

Duterte warns Cabinet Secretaries over project flops, hits DPWH

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed a new policy effective Saturday (July 6) to hold department Secretaries liable for faulty and delayed projects. “Iyang project mo [...]
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Burma court to rule on whether to charge jailed Reuters reporters

Burma court to rule on whether to charge jailed Reuters reporters

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Myanmar court will rule on Monday on whether to charge two Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret documents, a decision that could either see them freed after nearly [...]
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China’s polluters must install monitoring equipment by end of the year: parliament

China’s polluters must install monitoring equipment by end of the year: parliament

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

All of China’s major polluters will need to install real-time emissions monitoring systems before the end of the year, according to a report submitted to parliament on [...]
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Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 112

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 112

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at least 112 people, with [...]
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Pompeo preaches prosperity to N Korea, via Vietnam

Pompeo preaches prosperity to N Korea, via Vietnam

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Washington’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo was addressing Vietnamese business leaders but his real audience was not in the Hanoi dining room. The US Secretary of State was [...]
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Japan tackles rescue, cleanup from massive damage from rain

Japan tackles rescue, cleanup from massive damage from rain

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Rescuers were hard at work searching for dozens still missing in southwestern Japan on Monday after heavy rains that left residents returning to their homes speechless and [...]
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38 dead, nearly 50 reported missing as heavy rain hits Japan

38 dead, nearly 50 reported missing as heavy rain hits Japan

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, with local media casualty reports climbing quickly. Public broadcaster NHK [...]
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China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles

China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

As a trade war rages between China and the US, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is meeting leaders from central and eastern Europe in Bulgaria on Saturday to discuss investment [...]
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Weapons of trade war: What might China have up its sleeve?

Weapons of trade war: What might China have up its sleeve?

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The first shots have been fired in a trade war between China and the United States that experts say could be damaging for the world economy. The two superpowers on Friday [...]
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US hits Chinese firm Sinovel with $1.5 mn fine for stealing technology

US hits Chinese firm Sinovel with $1.5 mn fine for stealing technology

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A US court on Friday imposed the maximum fine of $1.5 million of Chinese firm Sinovel for stealing trade secrets from an American company producing wind turbines, the Justice [...]
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US-China trade war elevates the risks to the global economy

US-China trade war elevates the risks to the global economy

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The trade war that erupted Friday between the US and China carries a major risk of escalation that could weaken investment, depress spending, unsettle financial markets and [...]
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N Korea building new submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, Korean lawmaker says

N Korea building new submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, Korean lawmaker says

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met North Korean officials in Pyongyang Friday to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, a South Korean lawmaker said the [...]
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Cost of one of those ‘expensive’ US-S. Korea military exercises? $14 million

Cost of one of those ‘expensive’ US-S. Korea military exercises? $14 million

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea scrapped after President Donald Trump griped about “tremendously expensive” military drills [...]
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