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Australia automatically recognises full adoptions from Taiwan, Korea and Ethopia

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

Australia has automatically recognises full adoptions from Taiwan, South Korea and Ethiopia, prime minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday. The changes – which will [...]
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Burma allows partial resumption of MSF operations

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has allowed Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to resume some of its work in the country, two days after the government forced it to close its clinics, the medical aid [...]
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N Korea deports Australian missionary

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Monday deported an Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity in the country, saying he apologised for his anti-state religious acts and [...]
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Indonesia asks Australia to beef up investment

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | ABC.net | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has called on Australia to drastically increase its levels of investment in its country. Figures show Australian investment in livestock and meat industries in [...]
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Malaysia killings put Burma Buddhists on edge

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

San Win came to Malaysia seeking political refuge, but now lives in fear of what he and fellow Myanmar Buddhist exiles believe is a pattern of killings targeting them. Exiled [...]
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Burma says Doctors Without Borders can stay

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A day after Doctors Without Borders announced its expulsion from Myanmar, the government backpedaled, saying the aid organisation would be allowed to resume operations [...]
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Baby Prince George heading to Australia, New Zealand

Baby Prince George heading to Australia, New Zealand

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prince William and his wife Catherine will take their baby son Prince George with them on their tour of Australia and New Zealand next month, Kensington Palace confirmed [...]
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Imminent rate hikes spur demand for New Zealand assets, boost kiwi

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Anticipating New Zealand’s first monetary tightening cycle in 10 years, yield-hungry global investors are again piling into its financial assets, hinting at a return of [...]
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Australia boosts richer ore output to fight weak bullion prices

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Output of gold in Australia, the world’s No. 2 producer, rose to its highest in a decade in 2013 as richer ores were mined to combat weak bullion prices, a survey [...]
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Australian drug mule Corby ‘broken’, says sister

Australian drug mule Corby ‘broken’, says sister

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Paroled Australian drug mule Schapelle Corby is “broken”, according to her sister, who said she had to be bathed and hand fed during her time in an Indonesian [...]
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India’s top court to hear Nokia plea in tax dispute on Monday

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s top court is due to hear on Monday Nokia’s appeal challenging a lower court ruling over transfer of its mobile handset plant in the country to Microsoft [...]
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Beijing Capital buys Transpacific’s NZ waste business for $800 million

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Transpacific Industries Group Ltd said on Monday it had agreed to sell its New Zealand waste management business to the Beijing Municipal government’s [...]
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N. Korea to release detained Australian missionary: KCNA

N. Korea to release detained Australian missionary: KCNA

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Monday it would release and deport a 75-year-old Australian missionary detained since last month for allegedly distributing religious materials. Hong [...]
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Australians advised to flee town near burning mine

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The elderly, young children and pregnant women were advised Friday to evacuate an Australian town that has been shrouded by smoke and ash from a burning coal mine for almost [...]
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Waytha says Kajang vote will tell whether Putrajaya helped Indians

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Continuing his attack on Putrajaya, Persatuan Hindraf Malaysia chief, P. Waytha Moorthy (pic) wants the Kajang by-election to be a referendum on BN’s contribution to [...]
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