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China, Asia leaders discuss Mekong dam projects

China, Asia leaders discuss Mekong dam projects

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Leaders of nations along Southeast Asia’s Mekong River met Wednesday in Cambodia’s capital amid a push by China to build more dams that are altering the water [...]
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Reuters Reporters Face 14 Years In Prison After Burma Brings Formal Charges

Reuters Reporters Face 14 Years In Prison After Burma Brings Formal Charges

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Myanmar have brought formal charges against two Reuters reporters who were arrested last month as they reported on the government’s treatment of the [...]
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Burma security forces took part in killing 10 Rohingya: army

Burma security forces took part in killing 10 Rohingya: army

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar security forces took part in a massacre of 10 Rohingya in September, the army chief’s office said late Wednesday, as it admitted for the first time abuses [...]
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Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70 million if it finds missing MH370

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70 million if it finds missing MH370

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia signed a deal on Wednesday to pay a US seabed exploration firm up to $70 million (GBP 51.86 million) if it finds the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft MH370 within [...]
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Chinese media warns the US of ‘retaliations’ from ‘all sides’ after new Taiwan bills passed

Chinese media warns the US of ‘retaliations’ from ‘all sides’ after new Taiwan bills passed

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The US made a move this week to strengthen its relationship with Taiwan, raising eyebrows in China, which strongly opposes countries pursuing ties with the island-nation. The [...]
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Trump shifts tone on N Korea and signals he’s ready to talk with ‘Little Rocket Man’

Trump shifts tone on N Korea and signals he’s ready to talk with ‘Little Rocket Man’

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Three months ago, Donald Trump told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson he was “wasting his time” by suggesting the US was willing to talk to North Korea. Now, after [...]
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Beijing winning pollution battle as other Chinese cities fall behind

Beijing winning pollution battle as other Chinese cities fall behind

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As Beijing and the surrounding region reported big improvements in air quality last year, nationwide gains were much more muted as industrial activity shifted further away [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s weak voice signals possible kidney problem, expert claims

Kim Jong Un’s weak voice signals possible kidney problem, expert claims

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un may have delivered a defiant New Year’s Day address railing against the United States, but his weak voice during the speech may show the despot is suffering [...]
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Trump open to US-NKorea talks ‘under right circumstances’

Trump open to US-NKorea talks ‘under right circumstances’

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump threw his weight behind the Olympics-inspired diplomatic opening with North Korea, telling South Korea’s leader Wednesday that the US was open to [...]
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Trump, Moon signal openness for talks with N. Korea

Trump, Moon signal openness for talks with N. Korea

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump is open to the US holding talks with North Korea “under the right circumstances,” the White House said Wednesday after South Korean [...]
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Moon says Seoul has no plans to ease sanctions on NK

Moon says Seoul has no plans to ease sanctions on NK

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday called on lawmakers to expedite consultations on constitutional revision, reiterating his resolve to hold a national referendum [...]
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Korea’s Moon credits Trump with ‘huge’ contribution to N Korea talks

Korea’s Moon credits Trump with ‘huge’ contribution to N Korea talks

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has credited his US counterpart Donald Trump with making a “huge” contribution to bringing the North and South together for [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon: denuclearisation is path to peace

S. Korea’s Moon: denuclearisation is path to peace

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula is “the path to peace and our goal”, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Wednesday, a day after the North agreed to [...]
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After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim

After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president said Wednesday he’s open to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if certain conditions are met, as he vowed to push for more talks [...]
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Chinese military to prosecute former top general for graft

Chinese military to prosecute former top general for graft

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Fang Fenghui, once the youngest commander of a People’s Liberation Army military region, suspected of taking and giving bribes One of China’s former top generals [...]
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