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Soldier shoots dead five colleagues, self in Indian Kashmir

Soldier shoots dead five colleagues, self in Indian Kashmir

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

A soldier in Indian Kashmir shot dead five of his colleagues in a military camp on Thursday before turning the gun on himself, an army spokesman said. The counter-insurgency [...]
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Cambodia lifts ban on demonstrations

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

Cambodia has ended a ban on public protests imposed last month following a deadly crackdown on striking workers, an official said Wednesday, as the opposition vowed to mount [...]
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Australia in dark on missionary captured in N Korea

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

Australia said it remained in the dark Thursday on the whereabouts or wellbeing of a Christian missionary detained in North Korea after leaving a pamphlet in a Buddhist [...]
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Brunei detains Indonesian on terror suspicions: report

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

Brunei authorities have detained an Indonesian national with links to Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) for alleged “terrorist-related [...]
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Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, posts $211 million loss

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, posts $211 million loss

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

Qantas Airways on Thursday said it will cut 5,000 jobs and posted a first-half loss of 235 million Australian dollars ($211 million) amid tougher competition, sending its [...]
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Taiwan calls for talks on code of conduct in East China Sea

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday called for negotiations to establish a code of conduct in the East China Sea, where Beijing’s moves to assert its territorial [...]
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Brunei sultan hits back at rare criticism over sharia

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

Brunei’s all-powerful sultan, stung by rare criticism, has ordered social media users to stop attacking his plans to introduce harsh Islamic criminal punishments in the [...]
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Australia holding up royal succession changes: Britain

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

Australia is holding up changes to the royal succession laws that would end the practice where sons take precedence over daughters, a British government minister said [...]
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SmartGate allows Singapore travellers speedier entry into Australia

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans visiting Australia can now zip through immigration counters at the country’s airports, after Canberra extended the use of its SmartGate facilities to [...]
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G-20 vows to boost world economy by $2 trillion

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

Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to carry out policies that will boost world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the coming five years. Australian [...]
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Slashing jobs and jets, Qantas makes plea for state aid

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

Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) is axing 15 percent of its workforce, slashing spending and selling gas-guzzling older planes after stiff competition at home and overseas pushed [...]
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Russia to expand its worldwide military presence

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

Russia says it plans to expand its worldwide military presence by seeking permission for navy ships to use ports in Latin America, Asia and elsewhere. Defense minister Sergei [...]
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Struggling Australian carrier Qantas to axe 5,000 jobs

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

Struggling Australian carrier Qantas Thursday said it will axe 5,000 jobs, defer aircraft deliveries and suspend growth at Asian offshoot Jetstar in a major shake-up after [...]
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10 must-follow Twitter accounts for understanding tech and startups across Asia

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

Within the uber-hip technology scene, Twitter is a way of life. For its most active users, voices emanating from the little blue bird icon can pepper an entire workday with [...]
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Billionaire boom for Asia: Chinese survey

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

Asia experienced a billionaire boom last year, with more than 200 people from the continent seeing their net worth pass into 10 figures, a Chinese publisher said Tuesday. A [...]
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