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Ships race to investigate signals in jet search

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

A British navy ship with sophisticated sound-locating equipment arrived Monday in a patch of the southern Indian Ocean to determine whether underwater sounds picked up by a [...]
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Man and myth collide as India’s Modi eyes final ascent to power

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

Narendra Modi spent his childhood in a modest three-room dwelling made of mud and brick nestled in a narrow, crowded lane in the western Indian town of Vadnagar. The tea [...]
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Australia ‘optimistic’ about Japan free trade talks

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

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott said Sunday he was “optimistic” about his country’s free trade talks with Japan but was unsure when the two countries [...]
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Burma activists launch rare anti-hate speech drive

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

Dozens of activists took to the streets of Myanmar’s main city Yangon Friday for a rare campaign against anti-hate speech in a country wracked by sectarian violence and [...]
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US optimism ebbs over Burma reforms

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

Two years after the United States announced the normalisation of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, optimism in Washington over the nation’s embrace of democracy is [...]
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3 who raped journalist in India sentenced to death

3 who raped journalist in India sentenced to death

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

An Indian court on Friday sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist inside an abandoned textile mill last year in Mumbai, India’s biggest city. A fourth [...]
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Cap, goggles found from Australian shark attack victim

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

The swimming cap and goggles of a woman taken by a shark in Australia have been found, police said Friday, as her husband accepted that she had been “consumed [...]
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Asia is an awesome launchpad for startups! Much better than US, Europe it seems

07-Apr-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Does Asia need innovation imported from Europe and Australia to energise its startup ecosystem? Does it need help to mature in terms of technological breakthroughs? IncubAsia [...]
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Australia to be lawful rep

07-Apr-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Australia said it is drafting a comprehensive agreement to serve as an “accredited representative” in the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) [...]
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Report: Chinese ship finds ‘pulse signal’

Report: Chinese ship finds ‘pulse signal’

06-Apr-2014 Intellasia | News.com.au | 7:22 AM

There are reports that a Chinese patrol ship has discovered a “pulse signal” in the southern Indian Ocean while searching for debris from missing flight MH370. According [...]
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Scores fall sick at Cambodian garment factories

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

Scores of garment workers have fallen sick this week at factories in Cambodia, including two that produce clothing for sportswear groups Puma SE and Adidas, workers and the [...]
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Google launches digital tour of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat

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

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google [...]
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Mass faintings at Cambodian garment factories

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

More than 200 Cambodian garment workers have been hospitalised after a new spate of mass faintings at factories in the kingdom this week, officials said Thursday. Tainted [...]
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Australia’s cigarette plain packaging debate clouded by lack of data

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

More than a year after Australia became the first country to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes, there is little hard evidence to prove the trailblazing move is worth [...]
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British Prince George’s first tour stifles Australia/NZ republicans

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

He may still be in nappies but Prince George embarks on his first official tour this weekend as Britain’s younger royals ride a wave of popularity that is expected to [...]
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