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WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling out four games for users residing [...]
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China’s Bright Food to buy Australian dairy firm Mundella

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Bright Food (Group) Co Ltd said it had agreed to buy Australian dairy company Mundella Foods through its Australian subsidiary, expanding the state-owned [...]
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S. Korea president eying nuclear business on India trip

S. Korea president eying nuclear business on India trip

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president arrives this Wednesday in India on an official visit during which she is expected to push for some of the South Asian nation’s nuclear [...]
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Korea in a Pickle over Cambodian Crackdown

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Conflicts and crackdowns are great drivers of any rumour mill and Cambodia proved no different over the past two weeks when its government shifted into overdrive and sent in [...]
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Cambodia suspends Russia tycoon extradition

Cambodia suspends Russia tycoon extradition

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court on Monday suspended a request for the extradition of a Russian property developer wanted in his homeland for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars. The [...]
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Fresh contamination scare for New Zealand dairy giant

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra faced a new contamination scare Tuesday with the forced recall of nearly 9,000 bottles of cream which had been tainted with E.coli bacteria. [...]
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PH to hold air talks with France, Singapore, N. Zealand

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) said the Philippines will hold talks with 3 countries in the first quarter to negotiate or renew air service agreements. CAB executive [...]
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Finch century helps Australia thrash England in first ODI

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A superb century from opener Aaron Finch helped Australia to a comprehensive six-wicket win over England in the first one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on [...]
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Japan wants to join India-US naval war games

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Japan wants to be a part of the naval exercise that India and the US hold every year to make it trilateral, six years after it was kept out of it apparently because of [...]
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Korea keen on setting up nuclear power plant in India

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Keen to enter India’s growing nuclear market, South Korea wants to build an atomic power plant here but India is not rushing into it. The government first wants to [...]
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PH to hold air talks with France, Singapore, N. Zealand

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) said the Philippines will hold talks with 3 countries in the first quarter to negotiate or renew air service agreements. CAB executive [...]
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US hypnotist Scott Lewis dies in Australia balcony plunge

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An American stage hypnotist in Sydney as part of a touring magic troupe died after plunging several storeys from an apartment balcony, reports said Sunday. Scott Lewis, a [...]
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Australia’s Telstra may sell Sensis for $2.7 billion: report

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s biggest phone company Telstra Corp. is in advanced talks with a US private equity firm over the sale of its Sensis directories business for as much as A$3 [...]
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Iban Christians say Jais raid blatant attempt to curb worship

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The fallout from bible seizures by Selangor Islamic authorities has spread across the South China Sea, with Iban Christians decrying the raid against the Bible Society [...]
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Australia’s Telstra to offload majority stake in struggling Sensis

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s biggest phone company Telstra Corporation Ltd has agreed to sell 70 percent of its directories unit Sensis, offloading a struggling business challenged by [...]
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