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Taiwan aid agency sets up office in Burma

09-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government-funded international aid agency has set up an office in Myanmar despite a lack of formal ties between the two countries, a Taiwan official said [...]
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Cambodian PM threatens opposition leader with legal action

Cambodian PM threatens opposition leader with legal action

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

Cambodian strongman prime minister Hun Sen on Monday threatened opposition leader Sam Rainsy with legal action over a letter to the nation’s king that appeared to [...]
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Canadian solo yachtsman rescued from Pacific

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

A Canadian solo sailor was rescued from his sinking yacht after five days adrift in the Pacific battling rough weather, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) said Tuesday. A [...]
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As undersea internet cables get repaired, web speeds in Asia mostly back to normal

09-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Internet users in Asia were suffering sluggish speeds following breaks in two sea cables of the Asia Pacific Cable Network (APCN) that were discovered last week. Thankfully, [...]
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Royals arrive in New Zealand to rain, cheers

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

Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have arrived in New Zealand’s capital to cheers from locals who braved windy, rainy weather to catch a glimpse of the [...]
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India’s Sun Pharma to buy Ranbaxy in $4 billion deal

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

India’s Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is buying troubled generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories in a $4 billion deal, the companies said Monday. The combined company [...]
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Japan, Australia reach deal on free trade

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

Japan and Australia said Monday they had reached “substantive agreement” on a long-awaited free-trade deal, in a rare opening of Japan’s protected markets. [...]
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Tony Abbott: free trade deal reflects shared values of Japan and Australia

09-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Tony Abbott has hailed the completion of a new free trade deal with Japan as “a marvellous and historic day” that will deliver specific economic benefits and [...]
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Duchess radiant in red

09-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Cover Media | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge was a lady in red on the first day of the royal tour. Catherine, her husband Prince William and their eight-month-old son George are [...]
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Scandals dog top aide to India’s would-be PM Modi

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

For a politician running on a platform of clean government, having a key aide facing murder and extortion charges could be seen as a liability — but not by the man [...]
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Australia defends security deal with Japan

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

Closer defence ties between Japan and Australia should not raise concerns in regional superpower China, prime minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday, after sealing a major free [...]
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Japan, fresh from Australia pact, says US trade talks ‘difficult’

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

Japan, fresh from clinching a basic trade deal with Australia after years of negotiations, said it hoped for a similar result with the United States and for a regional pact, [...]
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New Zealand PM accused of using royals as vote booster

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

New Zealand’s opposition on Tuesday accused prime minister John Key of trying to use Britain’s visiting royals to boost his popularity ahead of a general [...]
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Australian ship trawls for signals from missing Malaysia plane

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

An Australian ship which picked up possible “pings” from the black box recorders of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has been unable to detect any further [...]
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S Korea, Australia sign free trade deal

S Korea, Australia sign free trade deal

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

South Korea and Australia signed a free trade deal Tuesday which will scrap almost all tariffs within a decade while immediately lifting levies on some key exports, including [...]
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