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‘Cambodian’ workers die in Thailand

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Phnompenhpost | 6:00 AM

Two Cambodian nationals are among those reported dead following the collapse of a beam at a construction site yesterday on the outskirts of Bangkok. The death toll stood at [...]
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Migrants say Australia sent them back on lifeboat

Migrants say Australia sent them back on lifeboat

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

Two dozen asylum seekers stranded in Indonesia say Australian authorities blew up the boat that carried them toward Australia’s Christmas Island then sent them back in [...]
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Why startups & enterprises in Asia should invest in UX

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

User Experience is not such a strange term in the west, as compared to the Asian region. Startups, often like big enterprises, omit investment in UX Image courtesy: Homestead [...]
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Kerry ups ante in struggle to crack South China Sea rules

Kerry ups ante in struggle to crack South China Sea rules

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

Pressure is mounting on China and Southeast Asia to agree a code of conduct to keep the peace in the disputed South China Sea, but Beijing is warning of a long road ahead. [...]
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China rejects Indian politician’s expansionism charge

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

China on Monday rejected remarks by Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi that it has an “expansionist mindset”, saying it has never grabbed the territory of [...]
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$35000 raised for needy students in Singapore and Cambodia

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Fund-raising event Project Happy Feet Slipper Race raised $35,000 last Saturday for needy children in Singapore and Cambodia. About 1,000 participants turned up for the [...]
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Two Indians arrested in Singapore for moonlighting as barbers

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

Two Indian nationals and a Bangladeshi have been arrested in Singapore for moonlighting as barbers while on permit to work in the construction sector, according to a media [...]
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India: School textbooks say ‘Japan nuked US’

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Parents and students in India’s western state of Gujarat are up in arms over school textbooks full of glaring errors, it’s been reported. The textbook makes [...]
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Petronas to sell 25pct stake in Canada gas assets to Indian company

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

Malaysia’s Petronas has agreed to sell a 25 percent stake in its Canadian shale gas assets to an Indian company, the state firm’s president and chief executive, [...]
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India, China agree on host of defence cooperation measures

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Pushing their defence engagement, India and China on Monday agreed on a slew of measures, including holding of joint Army exercise this year and strengthening maritime [...]
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Ranking of top restaurants in Asia dominated by China and Japan

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

China has emerged the overall country leader on a ranking of the best restaurants across Asia, with 16 dining destinations snagging a spot on the top 50 list, followed by [...]
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Australia eyes concluding FTA with Japan in April

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Australia’s trade minister on Monday expressed his readiness to strike a free trade deal with Japan in April and have it signed in July, when Japanese prime minister [...]
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Burma maids arrive in HK as welfare fears grow

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

Hong Kong on Monday received its first official group of maids from Myanmar since the former junta-ruled nation allowed its citizens to work abroad as domestic helpers, as [...]
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Australian inquiry finds reef board mining conflict ‘unfounded’

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

An inquiry has found that two members of the board which manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have no conflict of interest despite links to the resources sector, [...]
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Group led by Sweden’s EQT close to buying Australia’s I-MED

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

A consortium led by Swedish private equity firm EQT is in the final stage of talks to buy Australia’s I-MED, the radiology group said on Tuesday, in a deal that could [...]
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