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India to seek foreign investment in giant, creaking rail network

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India will soon invite foreign businesses to help expand its once-mighty but now outdated railways, government sources said, in a move that would mark the opening up of one [...]
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Canada’s Saputo keeps Australian dairy war alive with offer extension

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Canada’s Saputo Inc extended its offer for Australia’s Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Co on Friday, just hours before the bid deadline, ensuring [...]
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Lawyer for indicted Indian envoy says she will return home

Lawyer for indicted Indian envoy says she will return home

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A lawyer for the Indian envoy indicted on criminal counts said Thursday she will be returning home after being given clearance by the State Department and a federal court. [...]
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Sign language frees Cambodian deaf from ‘prison’

Sign language frees Cambodian deaf from ‘prison’

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At a hairdresser’s shop in the Cambodian capital, there is none of the usual chit chat you might expect when getting a haircut — because the barbers are all deaf. [...]
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Australian PM likens people-smuggling crackdown to war

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott on Friday likened the fight against people-smugglers to war, while defending the detention centres asylum-seekers are held in as [...]
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Southeast Asia startup investments 2013: It’s all about e-commerce, fashion, and women

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Click for full-sized version. Note that categories are not mutually exclusive, which means a deal can belong to multiple categories at the same time. As the candle snuffed [...]
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Egg might be the only accelerator in Asia with a pool, spa, gym, and bar

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam, several co-working spaces have opened up shop, with the WORK Saigon having just opened in Ho Chi Minh city, Hub.IT going strong in Hanoi, and, of course, the [...]
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Australia PM slams Sydney booze violence

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A “violent binge drinking culture” has turned parts of Sydney into “almost war zones”, Australia’s prime minister Tony Abbott said Friday, [...]
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India to seek foreign investment in giant, creaking rail network

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India will soon invite foreign businesses to help expand its once-mighty but now outdated railways, government sources said, in a move that would mark the opening up of one [...]
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Bangladesh at Risk

Bangladesh at Risk

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections on January 5, everyone lost. The vote was marred by bloodshed, boycotted by the opposition, and notable for a dearth of actual [...]
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Malaysia seeks Indian support in education, biodiversity

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Firstpost | 6:00 AM

New Delhi, January 8 (IANS) Malaysia wants to collaborate closely with India in the areas of biodiversity and education, Malaysia’s minister for Natural Resources and [...]
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UN wants inquiry into strikers’ deaths in Cambodia

UN wants inquiry into strikers’ deaths in Cambodia

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN human rights agency urged Cambodia to launch an investigation into the “disproportionate” use of force by security forces last week against garment factory [...]
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Bangladesh to swear in new MPs after disputed polls

Bangladesh to swear in new MPs after disputed polls

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh’s newly elected lawmakers were set to be sworn in Thursday as the victorious ruling party moved to form a government days after a general election marred by [...]
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Moody’s downgrades Qantas to ‘junk’ status

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Embattled Australian carrier Qantas faces a further increase in its borrowing costs after Moody’s downgraded its credit rating to “junk” status Thursday, [...]
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India tells US to close embassy club; row exposes flaws in ties

India tells US to close embassy club; row exposes flaws in ties

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India ordered the United States on Wednesday to close down an embassy club for expatriate Americans in New Delhi, escalating a diplomatic row that has brought faultlines in [...]
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