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Korean president hears reassurances from senior Chinese diplomat

Korean president hears reassurances from senior Chinese diplomat

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A senior China diplomat offered conciliatory remarks to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday amid efforts to repair ties strained by a US anti-missile system, while [...]
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HK police chief calls for peace ahead of weekend protest march

HK police chief calls for peace ahead of weekend protest march

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s police chief has urged citizens to demonstrate peacefully ahead of an expected large turnout on Sunday for a pro-democracy march that organisers said aimed [...]
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HK police chief urges protesters to reject violence ahead of Sunday’s major demonstration from Civil Human Rights Front

HK police chief urges protesters to reject violence ahead of Sunday’s major demonstration from Civil Human Rights Front

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s police chief has appealed to protesters joining a mass protest approved for Sunday to reject violence as he called on organisers to be proactive in [...]
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After typhoon, Philippine dioceses deploy teams to help displaced

After typhoon, Philippine dioceses deploy teams to help displaced

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | NCROnline | 6:02 AM

Catholic Church groups deployed teams to assist affected communities December 4, a day after a powerful typhoon hit the Philippines, leaving at least four people dead. Videos [...]
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As scandal simmers, majority of Japan firms want PM Abe to finish term: Reuters poll

As scandal simmers, majority of Japan firms want PM Abe to finish term: Reuters poll

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A majority of Japanese firms want long-serving prime minister Shinzo Abe to finish his term to September 2021 but fewer than one in five say he should stay beyond then, a [...]
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Trump upbeat on US-China talks as Beijing underscores tariff-cut demands

Trump upbeat on US-China talks as Beijing underscores tariff-cut demands

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US-China trade talks are “moving right along,” President Donald Trump said on Thursday, striking an upbeat tone even as Chinese officials held fast to their line [...]
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US Uighur bill’s threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

US Uighur bill’s threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China reacted angrily to President Donald Trump’s approval of legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters last month, but movement on another congressional bill, [...]
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New satellite image shows activity at previously dismantled N Korean test site

New satellite image shows activity at previously dismantled N Korean test site

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A new satellite image obtained by CNN indicates North Korea may be preparing to resume testing engines used to power satellite launchers and intercontinental ballistic [...]
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Major HK anti-government rally and march get police permission

Major HK anti-government rally and march get police permission

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police have approved a mass rally and march planned for Sunday by the Civil Human Rights Front, after a series of rejections for the pro-democracy group’s [...]
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Six months of sacrifice: HK’s protesters take stock

Six months of sacrifice: HK’s protesters take stock

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Some of them have lost their jobs, suffered life-changing injuries and even fled overseas. But six months into Hong Kong’s demonstrations, pro-democracy protesters say [...]
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Injured journalist seeks answers from HK police

Injured journalist seeks answers from HK police

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

More than two months after being blinded in one eye by what she believes was a projectile fired by riot police, Indonesian video journalist Veby Mega Indah is still seeking [...]
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How China can become the world leader for solving climate change

How China can become the world leader for solving climate change

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The global climate change community is gathered for the United Nations Conference of Parties in Madrid, with the growing recognition that the world is not on track to meet [...]
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Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ comments ‘displeased’ Kim Jong Un, North Korean army chief says

Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ comments ‘displeased’ Kim Jong Un, North Korean army chief says

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 1:24 PM

The head of North Korea’s armed forces cautioned the United States against threatening the Kim Jong Un regime with military action in a statement Wednesday, the latest [...]
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Pyongyang to hold party meeting ahead of year-end deadline

Pyongyang to hold party meeting ahead of year-end deadline

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Koreaherald | 6:41 AM

North Korea will hold a plenary meeting around the end of December to decide on “crucial issues,” its state-run news agency said Wednesday. On the same day, the Korean [...]
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N Korea warns UN Security Council against discussing country’s human rights

N Korea warns UN Security Council against discussing country’s human rights

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that it would consider any discussion of the country’s human rights situation a “serious [...]
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