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Neighbouring farmers fight landmark Australian GMO court case

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

Two neighbouring farmers, a field of canola and a gust of wind are at the centre of a landmark court case in Australia that could have consequences for the controversial [...]
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Cambodian police recover stolen Buddha relics

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

Cambodian police on Friday said they had recovered a golden urn said to contain relics of Buddha after it was snatched from a mountain shrine, sparking a nationwide manhunt. [...]
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Google Play allows spending of local currency in 25 new locations

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Locations include SEA countries Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, wherein users can purchase apps using local currency Google Play now allows [...]
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Australian PM unmoved by fresh refugee abuse claims

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

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott was unmoved by new reports on Friday of asylum-seeker abuse and claims a group was turned back to Indonesia in a lifeboat, saying his [...]
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Now developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand can start earning money from Google Play

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

For a long time, app developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand have been annoyed because they can’t sell anything on Google Play, the official [...]
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US Export-Import Bank opens to Burma

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

The US Export-Import Bank on Thursday began to offer credit for trade with Myanmar, hoping to support businesses against competitors in a market that has boomed since [...]
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Relative blames food poisoning for 2 Bali deaths

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

An Australian woman and her teenage daughter who became ill and died within hours of each other while on vacation on the tourist island of Bali were probably killed by a form [...]
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US presses Beijing on South China Sea claims

US presses Beijing on South China Sea claims

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

The United States on Wednesday urged Beijing to clarify or adjust its claims in the South China Sea, calling for a peaceful solution to one of Asia’s growing [...]
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Australia to give Malaysia boats to tackle people-smuggling

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

The Australian government on Thursday said it will give Malaysia two customs boats as a gift, part of a strategy to tackle people-smuggling in the region. Most asylum-seeker [...]
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Bangladeshi found dead in Malaysia

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thedailystar | 6:00 AM

A Bangladeshi youth was found dead while his friend unconscious at a bus stop of Jalan Chain Feri at Penang in Malaysia. Passers-by found the two, in their 30s, lying on a [...]
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34 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thedailystar | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police today detained 77 foreign workers including 34 Bangladeshi citizens from a hotel project site in the country’s Jalan Teluk Kumbar area following a [...]
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Well before Pacific quest, castaway drank turtle blood

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

Well before his incredible tale of survival in a 13-month Pacific odyssey, fellow Mexican fishermen say Jose Salvador Alvarenga consumed the very things he claims saved him: [...]
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Obama walks into crossfire of Asian tensions

Obama walks into crossfire of Asian tensions

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama has been drawn into the increasingly tense relations between America’s two closest allies in the region, Japan and South Korea, even before he [...]
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Indonesia to decide on Australian trafficker parole in days

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

High-profile Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby will learn within days whether she will be granted parole from an Indonesian jail following a lengthy bid to win early [...]
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Post gaining ground in Thailand 2C2P eyes Burma; launches POS system

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

The new point-of-sale system will allow merchants to accept major international payment cards such as Visa and MasterCard. e27 finds out more L to R: Piyachart [...]
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