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One dead, scores hurt as asylum seekers riot at PNG detention camp

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

An asylum seeker was killed and at least 77 injured in the second riot this week at a detention centre in Papua New Guinea, Australia’s immigration minister said on [...]
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CLARIFICATION: Hotel in Indian desert world’s most extraordinary stay: Lonely Planet

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

An opulent sandcastle built in the Indian desert has been named the most extraordinary place to stay on the planet by editors of Lonely Planet. It’s called Mihir Garh, [...]
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Family: Australian missionary held in N Korea

21-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s prime minister on Thursday urged citizens abroad to obey the laws of foreign countries after an Australian missionary who carried Christian pamphlets was [...]
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Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘very close’: PM Lee

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

Negotiators are “very close” to completing a US-led Pacific trade pact this year, Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said ahead of a crucial meeting in the [...]
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After attempted murder, Bukit Aman keeps eye on Burma

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

The political conflict in Myanmar is under close observation by Bukit Aman following the attempted assassination of Dr Aye Maung, who heads the Rakhine Nationalities [...]
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One dead, scores hurt as asylum seekers riot at PNG detention camp

One dead, scores hurt as asylum seekers riot at PNG detention camp

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

Australia has inadvertently made public the identities of almost 10,000 asylum seekers, the department of immigration said on Wednesday, raising concerns it could help locate [...]
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Australia aims for global growth agreement at G20 meeting

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

Australia will use its presidency of the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies to push for agreements on strengthening global growth and to generate ideas on funding [...]
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Tensions Set To Rise In The South China Sea

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Over the last month and a half, seven significant developments indicate that tensions in the South China Sea are set to rise in both the short and long term. The five [...]
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PNG immigration riot inevitable: refugee advocates

PNG immigration riot inevitable: refugee advocates

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

Violence at an Australian detention centre that left one dead and scores injured was a tragedy waiting to happen, refugee advocates said Wednesday amid calls for an [...]
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

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

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra and Lin Bin talked a [...]
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China, India and Indonesia – Building trust amidst hostility

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Amidst the prevailing atmospherics of aggression, hostility and uncertainty, rising powers of the Indo-Pacific are also making efforts towards building trust and exhibiting [...]
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NZ court rules Megaupload warrant legal, dealing blow to Dotcom

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

A New Zealand court on Wednesday ruled that the search warrant used in the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom on US online piracy charges was legal, dealing a blow to [...]
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Temporary law to maintain public order in Little India passed

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

The Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Bill to maintain peace in Little India was passed after over four hours of debate in Parliament on Tuesday. The new temporary [...]
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Little India riot COI: Video evidence at public hearing show dead worker not ‘manhandled’

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

A public hearing into what happened during the Little India riot began at the Subordinate Courts on Wednesday morning. Testimonies from 117 witnesses will be heard before the [...]
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Australia’s Telstra to cut 800 jobs at directory business

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

Telstra Corp Ltd will cut up to 800 jobs as it restructures its directories unit Sensis into a digital business, Australia’s largest telecommunications provider said on [...]
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