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Mike Pence: US would defeat N Korea attacks against Japan

Mike Pence: US would defeat N Korea attacks against Japan

21-Apr-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence vowed to strike back in the event of a North Korea attack against Japan. Speaking on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at [...]
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Asean Summit in Manila to tackle West PH Sea

Asean Summit in Manila to tackle West PH Sea

21-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

New DFA spokesman Robespierre Bolivar says the upcoming Asean Summit will also be a chance ‘to show the best of the Philippines’ The upcoming Association of [...]
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Indonesian Muslim candidate wins Jakarta election – pollsters

Indonesian Muslim candidate wins Jakarta election – pollsters

21-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor on Wednesday after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia’s reputation for [...]
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US, China working ‘closely’ on N Korea: Mattis

US, China working ‘closely’ on N Korea: Mattis

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States and China are working “closely” together over North Korea, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, two days after a new missile test by [...]
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Japan could rescue nationals in Korean crisis: defence chief

Japan could rescue nationals in Korean crisis: defence chief

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan will prepare to send troops to the Korean peninsula to protect its nationals there if a crisis requires their evacuation, its defence chief reportedly said Tuesday. The [...]
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As Trump warned N Korea, his ‘armada’ was headed toward Australia

As Trump warned N Korea, his ‘armada’ was headed toward Australia

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When US President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an “armada” as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was [...]
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Pence vows ‘overwhelming’ response to N Korea

Pence vows ‘overwhelming’ response to N Korea

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States will counter any North Korean attack with an “overwhelming and effective” response, vice President Mike Pence vowed Wednesday, as he stood on [...]
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How the US and China Can Find Common Ground on N Korea

How the US and China Can Find Common Ground on N Korea

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

For the moment, fear of US retaliation appears to have dissuaded North Korea from conducting another nuclear test. But the respite is only temporary. Lasting progress will [...]
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Death by overwork: Japan’s 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

Death by overwork: Japan’s 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Workaholic Japan has unveiled its first-ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an “outrageous” 100-hour-a-month cap will do [...]
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Kim family values on show at N Korea parade

Kim family values on show at N Korea parade

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his [...]
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Pence Pushes Allies on Trade After Reassuring on N Korea

Pence Pushes Allies on Trade After Reassuring on N Korea

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Vice President Mike Pence pressed South Korea and Japan for better trade terms on Tuesday even as he affirmed US support for its Asian allies in dealing with North Korea. On [...]
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Trump praises China for helping on N Korea

Trump praises China for helping on N Korea

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump praised China for its help in pressuring North Korea, while defending his softening stance on trade and other issues with the Asian giant, in an [...]
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Trump’s threatened ‘armada’ still far from N. Korea: official

Trump’s threatened ‘armada’ still far from N. Korea: official

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An aircraft carrier the US Navy said was steaming toward the Korean Peninsula amid rising tensions has not yet departed, a US defense official acknowledged Tuesday. The Navy [...]
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Muslim Indonesia’s capital votes amid religious tension

Muslim Indonesia’s capital votes amid religious tension

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jakarta went to the polls in a tight run-off Wednesday with the Christian governor fighting for his job despite standing trial for blasphemy, in a divisive election that has [...]
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Australia urges China to rein in ‘reckless’ N Korea

Australia urges China to rein in ‘reckless’ N Korea

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

httpChina has an obligation to use its “enormous leverage” to bring nuclear-armed North Korea back from the brink, Australia’s prime minister said Tuesday, [...]
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