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New Zealand Criticises Japanese Whaling

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

New Zealand criticised Japan’s seasonal resumption of whaling in the Southern Ocean on Monday after environmental activists released video of four dead whales on a [...]
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Australian government urged to lodge whaling protest with Japan

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

The Australian government has been urged to lodge a formal protest with Japan after activists said they chased the Japanese whaling fleet from a designated whale sanctuary in [...]
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Indonesia jails extremist over Burma embassy plot

Indonesia jails extremist over Burma embassy plot

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

An Indonesian court jailed an Islamic extremist for seven and a half years Monday over an “evil” plot to bomb the Myanmar embassy to avenge the killing of [...]
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Indonesia says Australian Navy ‘pushed’ back asylum seeker boat

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | ABC.net | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities say the Australian Navy forced an asylum seeker boat back towards Indonesia, where it ran out of fuel and ran aground. The incident allegedly happened [...]
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Cambodia temporarily detains land activists

Cambodia temporarily detains land activists

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

Five Cambodian land rights campaigners were detained for several hours Monday in the latest move by the government of strongman premier Hun Sen to suppress street protests, [...]
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Bangladesh PM defiant after violent election victory

Bangladesh PM defiant after violent election victory

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

Bangladesh’s prime minister Sheikh Hasina insisted Monday her walkover win in an election boycotted by the opposition was legitimate and blamed her rivals for the [...]
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Burma protesters call for end to harsh laws

Burma protesters call for end to harsh laws

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

Several thousand people joined a rally in Myanmar’s main city on Sunday to call for the abolition of repressive laws and an end to politically related arrests. The [...]
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11 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or tell us about your [...]
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Cambodian opposition leaders summoned to court

Cambodian opposition leaders summoned to court

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

Cambodia’s opposition leaders have been summoned to court on suspicion of inciting civil unrest, their party said, after the government of strongman premier Hun Sen [...]
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Stranded pilot whales die in New Zealand

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

A pod of 39 pilot whales died after stranding themselves at a remote beach on New Zealand’s South Island, conservation officials said Monday. The whales, which are [...]
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Bangladesh ruling party defiant after vote bloodshed

Bangladesh ruling party defiant after vote bloodshed

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

Bangladesh stared into the political abyss Monday after the ruling Awami League romped to victory in a blood-soaked election which was dismissed as a farce by the opposition. [...]
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Bangladesh election could lead to more violence (+video)

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

The polls closed in Bangladesh’s general election with reports of poor turnout and questions about whether the election has increased the chances of deeper political [...]
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India successfully launches cutting-edge cryogenic rocket

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

India on Sunday successfully launched its first rocket using domestically produced booster technology after several previous missions had failed, taking another step forward [...]
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Bangladesh ruling party wins poll hit by violence, boycott

Bangladesh ruling party wins poll hit by violence, boycott

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

Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League won a violence-plagued parliamentary election whose outcome was never in doubt after a boycott by the main opposition party. With fewer [...]
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India, Japan defence minister-level talks tomorrow

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | India Times | 6:00 AM

Ways to strengthen military ties and sale of Japanese amphibious aircraft to Indian Armed forces are expected to be discussed during the meeting of the defence ministers of [...]
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