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Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Authorities are confident that signals detected deep below the surface of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysian jet’s black boxes, Australia’s [...]
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Powerful cyclone bears down on Australia’s Barrier Reef coast

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A cyclone packing winds of up to 300 kilometres (190 miles) an hour was set to smash into Australia’s Great Barrier Reef coast late Friday, with officials warning the [...]
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Burma wraps up controversial census

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar census takers made their final rounds Thursday in the country’s first population tally in three decades, which triggered international concern over a refusal to [...]
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Australia’s northeast coast braces for strongest cyclone in 3 years

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Residents and tourists on Friday were evacuating parts of Australia’s northeast coast, home to the Great Barrier Reef, as the strongest cyclone in three years was [...]
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First major voting in India as anti-graft party faces test

First major voting in India as anti-graft party faces test

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Voters went to the polls in New Delhi Thursday on the first major day of India’s marathon national election, with the capital a key battleground for an anti-corruption [...]
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The Vietnamese and Filipinos Throw a Beach Party, But China Isn’t Invited

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Time | 6:00 AM

The Philippine and Vietnamese navies will hold a beach party to bond over their common mistrust of China, and forget – just for a day – their mistrust of each [...]
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Australia’s NAB cuts ties with virtual currencies

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of Australia’s biggest banks confirmed Thursday it was distancing itself from digital currencies after reviewing its risk profile. The National Australia Bank, one [...]
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Cambodian parties ‘near deal’ to end stalemate

Cambodian parties ‘near deal’ to end stalemate

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s opposition leader said Thursday that he was close to reaching a deal with long-ruling prime minister Hun Sen to end a boycott of parliament over fiercely [...]
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India Under Narendra Modi Could Be Japan’s Best Friend

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

The results of national elections in India, expected to be announced on May 12, could mean good news for Japan and not such good news for China. Narendra Modi, the leader of [...]
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Cool reception for India central banker urging global cooperation

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of India’s central bank ran into a wall of resistance on Thursday when he urged some counterparts in developed economies to more formally consider the effects [...]
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People smugglers in Indonesia selling spots on boat to New Zealand

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

People smugglers in Indonesia are mounting their first credible attempt to ship asylum seekers on the hazardous voyage to New Zealand and circumvent the Abbott [...]
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Suu Kyi in Germany hopes Burma can overcome strife

Suu Kyi in Germany hopes Burma can overcome strife

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said on a trip to Germany Thursday that she hoped her country could also overcome its internal divisions amid deadly [...]
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Suu Kyi, Germany’s Merkel discuss Burma’s future

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is discussing Myanmar’s future with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, a city Suu Kyi describes as a symbol of success in [...]
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Australian ex-minister defends diary as ‘darn good read’

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Former Australian foreign minister Bob Carr on Thursday defended his new book in which he savages colleagues, speculates about whether US peers have had plastic surgery and [...]
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Over 90,000 cattle already exported from Darwin

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

It’s been a busy start to the year for live cattle exports from northern Australia’s biggest port. In the first quarter of 2014, just over 90,000 cattle were [...]
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