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Mining giant BHP posts record Australian iron ore output

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

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton on Wednesday posted record half-year iron ore production from Western Australia, but held back from improving the full-year outlook [...]
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Australia asylum policy ‘draconian’: rights group

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

Australia has damaged its human rights record by persistently undercutting refugee protections, including a “draconian” policy to send asylum-seekers to Pacific [...]
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The top-ranked hotels in the world for 2014: TripAdvisor

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

In TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards 2014, the top-ranked hotels in the world span Switzerland, Hong Kong, India, and Canada, while California is [...]
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Barrick Gold to sell Kanowna mine in Australia

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

Barrick Gold Corp said on Wednesday it has agreed to sell its Kanowna gold mine in Western Australia to Northern Star Resources Ltd for A$75 million ($66.4 million), as part [...]
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Mig33 is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange

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

In a stunning move, Singapore and Indonesia-based mobile social networking company mig33 is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the country’s [...]
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Australian FM lashes Snowden ‘treachery’ on US visit

Australian FM lashes Snowden ‘treachery’ on US visit

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

Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop lashed out Wednesday at Edward Snowden, accusing the US intelligence leaker of “unprecedented treachery” after he [...]
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Indian village council orders gang-rape of woman as punishment

Indian village council orders gang-rape of woman as punishment

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

A woman was gang-raped by some 12 men on the orders of a village council in eastern India as punishment for apparently having an affair, a police officer said Thursday. The [...]
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Australian police crack global money-laundering racket

Australian police crack global money-laundering racket

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

Australian police revealed Thursday they had cracked a major global money-laundering ring with operatives in more than 20 countries and funds syphoned off to groups reported [...]
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Cambodian police in new protest crackdown

Cambodian police in new protest crackdown

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

Cambodian police broke up a rally in the capital Tuesday and briefly detained 11 activists who were calling for international assistance to secure the release of protesters [...]
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Australia cites ‘national security’ in E. Timor spy row

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

“National security” concerns prompted Australia to raid the offices of a lawyer representing East Timor in a spy row over an oil and gas treaty, the United [...]
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IMF praises Burma’s reform efforts

IMF praises Burma’s reform efforts

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

The International Monetary Fund praised Myanmar’s economic reform efforts Tuesday, saying it had met key targets for strengthening its finances and reforming [...]
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‘Anarchist’ Delhi chief minister calls off sit-in protest

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

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday called off his sit-in protest demanding police reforms that has seen him run the city from a pavement for the last two days. [...]
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Mining giant BHP posts record Australian iron ore output

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

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton on Wednesday posted record half-year iron ore production from Western Australia, but held back from improving the full-year outlook [...]
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Australia to go ahead with shark ‘kill’ zones

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

A controversial policy to catch and kill sharks off popular west coast beaches got the green light in Australia, in a move the Humane Society Tuesday termed a “complete [...]
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Russia hacked hundreds of Western, Asian companies – security firm

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

A US cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies, the first time Moscow has been [...]
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