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N Korea’s Nuclear Expansion

N Korea’s Nuclear Expansion

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea could be on track to have an arsenal of 100 nuclear weapons by 2020, according to a new research report. The prediction, from experts on North Korea, goes well [...]
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Prince William strikes a friendly contrast to Japan’s prince

Prince William strikes a friendly contrast to Japan’s prince

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince William, on his second day of his four-day trip to Japan, is having tea Friday with Crown Prince Naruhito. Both princes may be equally charming, but it [...]
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UN official urges Philippines to carry out food security policies

UN official urges Philippines to carry out food security policies

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

The UN special rapporteur on the right to food urged the Philippine government Friday to carry out food security and nutrition policies, noting that despite the [...]
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France’s Hollande visits typhoon-hit Philippine town

France’s Hollande visits typhoon-hit Philippine town

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande met survivors of one of the world’s strongest typhoons in a remote Philippine coastal town on Friday, seeking to sound a global alarm [...]
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US flies advanced spy plane over disputed sea: officials

US flies advanced spy plane over disputed sea: officials

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States has flown its most advanced surveillance plane from a military base in the Philippines over flashpoint areas of the South China Sea, Filipino authorities [...]
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Malaysia to send MH17 next-of-kin to Netherlands to view wreckage  –  Bernama

Malaysia to send MH17 next-of-kin to Netherlands to view wreckage – Bernama

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Transport minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said Malaysia was ready to send the next-of-kin of crash victims on board Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 to the Netherlands [...]
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Those spreading rumours on MH370 ignorant, says deputy minister  –  Bernama

Those spreading rumours on MH370 ignorant, says deputy minister – Bernama

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Those spreading wild speculations, rumours and false news on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared since March 8 last year, are ignorant and lack the knowledge, [...]
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Americans no longer regard China as top enemy

Americans no longer regard China as top enemy

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Americans no longer see China as public enemy number one, with Russia now cited as the country’s top adversary, according to a new poll. Twelve percent of Americans [...]
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More HK university students back independence  –  poll

More HK university students back independence – poll

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A growing number of Hong Kong students support independence for the former British colony, amid sliding confidence in the “one country, two systems” formula under [...]
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HK woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid

HK woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong mother of two who punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was jailed for six years on Friday in a case that triggered [...]
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Several missing as boat sinks off Macau

Several missing as boat sinks off Macau

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A boat carrying at least 10 people thought to be illegal immigrants has sunk off the coast of Macau, authorities said Friday, with the rescue operation hampered by strong [...]
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Japan police arrest teen for ‘IS-inspired’ killing

Japan police arrest teen for ‘IS-inspired’ killing

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese police on Friday arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a chilling murder some local media suggested was inspired by Islamist [...]
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Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal

Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a [...]
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US: China is expanding its South China Sea outposts

US: China is expanding its South China Sea outposts

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert [...]
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Japan’s Shinzo Abe doesn’t know what to say in what may be his most important statement of the year

Japan’s Shinzo Abe doesn’t know what to say in what may be his most important statement of the year

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Diplomatically speaking, they may be the most important words Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe utters this year. So much so that he convened a panel of experts this week to [...]
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