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Australia needs Indonesia more than it needs us

Australia needs Indonesia more than it needs us

09-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Despite consistently declaring that Indonesia is Australia’s most important bilateral partner, and prime minister Tony Abbott’s commitment today “to [...]
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Philippines seizes Chinese boat in dispute

09-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has seized a Chinese fishing boat and its 11 crewmen on charges of catching endangered sea turtles in disputed South China Sea waters, prompting [...]
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Vietnam and China ships ‘collide in South China Sea’

09-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The incident happened as the Vietnamese navy was trying to prevent the Chinese from setting up an oil rig in an area claimed by both nations. No shots were fired, reports [...]
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Vietnam, Philippines Incidents Raise Sea Tensions

Vietnam, Philippines Incidents Raise Sea Tensions

09-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Strains between China and its neighbours burst to the surface in two parts of the South China Sea, taking the high-stakes struggle for control over the waters to new levels [...]
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Vietnam Squares Off With China in Disputed Seas

Vietnam Squares Off With China in Disputed Seas

09-May-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Tensions in the South China Sea intensified Wednesday as Vietnamese vessels confronted Chinese ships that were working to place an oil rig off Vietnam’s coast, and [...]
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Vietnam Airlines flight abandons take-off from Melbourne

08-May-2014 Intellasia | VOV | 3:14 PM

The airline said flight VN780 experienced an “engineering malfunction” prior to take-off and the flight was cancelled. Vietnam Airlines announced that all 180 passengers [...]
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Vietnam: Chinese ships ram vessels near oil rig

Vietnam: Chinese ships ram vessels near oil rig

08-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 2:10 PM

Chinese ships have been ramming into and firing water cannons at Vietnamese vessels trying to stopBeijingfrom putting an oil rig in theSouth China Sea, according to officials [...]
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Tensions rise in Asia as China, Vietnam and Philippines vie for islands

Tensions rise in Asia as China, Vietnam and Philippines vie for islands

08-May-2014 Intellasia | EFE | 2:06 PM

Several Chinese fishermen were detained by thePhilippinesin the waters of the disputedSpratlyIslands, while Chinese and Vietnamese vessels faced off over an oil rig in the [...]
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Vietnam says China fired water cannon, rammed ships near oil rig

Vietnam says China fired water cannon, rammed ships near oil rig

08-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:12 AM

Hanoisaid Wednesday that Chinese ships protecting a deep-water drilling rig in disputed waters in theSouth China Seahad used water cannon to attack Vietnamese patrol vessels [...]
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Tony Abbott’s policy a failure as boats keep coming, says Indonesian Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa

Tony Abbott’s policy a failure as boats keep coming, says Indonesian Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa

08-May-2014 Intellasia | The Sydney Morning Therald | 6:00 AM

The turn-back of two groups of asylum seekers on Monday has put further strain on the Australia-Indonesia relationship after Indonesian Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa [...]
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Indonesia says Australia allegedly adding passengers to asylum seeker boat a ‘serious development’

08-May-2014 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:00 AM

The asylum boat’s crew reportedly told Indonesian navy investigators that two Australian warships put three extra people on board their boat – an Indonesian and [...]
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Australian PM ‘regrets axing Indonesia trip’

Australian PM ‘regrets axing Indonesia trip’

08-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott called the Indonesian president Tuesday to express regret after axing a trip to Bali reportedly due to fears an asylum boat turn-back [...]
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Anonymous Declares War on Cambodian government Following Arrests

08-May-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Following the arrest of two Anonymous members last month, the authorities in Cambodia have now confirmed the arrest of two month Anonymous members for their part in taking [...]
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Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wants to mend diplomatic rift with Australia

08-May-2014 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:00 AM

In a phone conversation with prime minister Tony Abbott, Yudhoyono affirmed that he hoped a code of conduct between the two countries could be finalised by August at the [...]
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Banned Modi wins poll for provincial cricket post

08-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Despite a life ban from cricket, Lalit Modi won an election for president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Tuesday. Indian cricket authorities then immediately banned [...]
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