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Breakout at Australian immigration centre on PNG

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thirty-five asylum-seekers broke out of an Australian immigration detention on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island and several were injured, officials said Monday, as [...]
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Why Australia is a great place to start a business

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rohan Workman, manager of Melbourne Accelerator Programme, makes a pitch at Asian entrepreneurs, why Australia is a great place to expand or start a business Image Courtesy: [...]
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Asia-Pacific stability depends on success of Asean code of conduct – Kerry

Asia-Pacific stability depends on success of Asean code of conduct – Kerry

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry increased diplomatic pressure on China on Monday to resolve maritime disputes with Southeast Asia based on international legal principles, [...]
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Indonesia says ties with Australia will remain on ice for at least six months

Indonesia says ties with Australia will remain on ice for at least six months

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 7:47 AM

Indonesia expects ties with Australia to remain on ice for at least six months given the time it will take to negotiate a code of conduct to govern intelligence gathering in [...]
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Branson sounds warning over Qantas intervention

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

British tycoon Richard Branson sounded a warning in full-page newspaper ads Sunday about possible Australian government help for national carrier Qantas, urging business to [...]
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Pacific forum welcomes Fiji move towards democracy

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The influential Pacific Islands Forum indicated Saturday it is ready to reopen some doors for Fiji ahead of elections to restore democracy to the island nation eight years [...]
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Australia plan for drones to patrol borders: report

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia plans to buy seven giant unmanned drones for Aus$3 billion (US$2.7 billion), potentially to help patrol its borders, a report said on Saturday. The unmanned [...]
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India budget-2013/14 agri exports likely to touch $45 billion vs $41 billion in 2012/13

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s Finance minister P. Chidambaram told parliament on Monday that India’s 2013/14 agricultural exports were likely to touch $45 billion vs $41 billion in [...]
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India budget: Fiscal deficit seen at 4.6 pct of GDP in 2013/14

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s Finance minister P. Chidambaram told parliament that the country’s fiscal deficit would be contained at 4.6 percent of GDP in 2013/14, beating his own [...]
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Kerry visits largest mosque in Southeast Asia

Kerry visits largest mosque in Southeast Asia

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Southeast Asia’s largest mosque during his visit to Indonesia Sunday, paying tribute to Islam in the world’s most [...]
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India budget: 2013/14 current account deficit seen at $45 billion

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s Finance minister P. Chidambaram told parliament that the country’s current account deficit would be contained at $45 billion in 2013/14. Chidambaram was [...]
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US Pushes for Greater Transparency in South China Sea Claims

US Pushes for Greater Transparency in South China Sea Claims

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry says unannounced, unilateral actions in contested waters of the South China Sea challenge regional stability. After meeting with leaders in [...]
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Australia spied on Indonesia talks with US law firm in 2013

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

? New Edward Snowden documents show ASD listened to Indonesian government talks and shared what they learned with US ? Australia and the US share access to bulk Indonesian [...]
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Australia says Indonesia free to raise asylum policy with US

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theborneopost | 6:00 AM

Australia said Jakarta was free to bring up Canberra’s hardline asylum-seeker policy with the United States after the Indonesian foreign minister was reported as saying [...]
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Australia says spying ‘for the benefit of our friends’

Australia says spying ‘for the benefit of our friends’

18-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott said Sunday his government used intelligence material “for the benefit of our friends” and “to uphold our [...]
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