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Singapore rejects Malaysia’s ‘cease and desist’ proposal on disputed maritime area

Singapore rejects Malaysia’s ‘cease and desist’ proposal on disputed maritime area

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Singapore government does not agree with Malaysia’s proposal for both countries to cease and desist from sending assets into the disputed maritime area, the [...]
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Defence minister Ng Eng Hen warns Malaysian vessels to leave Singapore waters

Defence minister Ng Eng Hen warns Malaysian vessels to leave Singapore waters

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Defence minister Ng Eng Hen has warned Malaysian government vessels to leave Singapore territorial waters, in his first public comments on the bilateral maritime spat. In a [...]
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Philippines to buy US helicopters, not Russian, due to US sanctions: Official

Philippines to buy US helicopters, not Russian, due to US sanctions: Official

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for $240 million, shunning cheaper Russian equipment due to US sanctions on Russian [...]
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Malaysia defers Human Rights Day rally on security concerns

Malaysia defers Human Rights Day rally on security concerns

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

But Umno-PAS rally to celebrate Icerd climbdown will proceed A mass gathering in Malaysia to celebrate human rights today has been postponed at the eleventh hour amid [...]
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Thousands of Burma women forced into marriage in China: study

Thousands of Burma women forced into marriage in China: study

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of vulnerable women and girls from northern Myanmar are being trafficked to China and forced to marry, a study said Friday, offering a rare look at an issue that [...]
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Rohingya sent back to Burma camps hungry and in debt

Rohingya sent back to Burma camps hungry and in debt

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fleeing Rohingya Muslims sold ration books to help pay hundreds of dollars to traffickers in order to flee squalid Myanmar camps by boat, only to be stopped at sea and forced [...]
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Neighbourly tensions as Singapore tells Malaysia to back off after repeated vessel intrusions into territorial waters

Neighbourly tensions as Singapore tells Malaysia to back off after repeated vessel intrusions into territorial waters

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

“Back off,” Transport minister Khaw Boon Wan asserted in a stern message to Malaysia yesterday amidst tensions over Malaysian vessels trespassing into [...]
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Huawei dominates high-level Australia-China talks led by Howard

Huawei dominates high-level Australia-China talks led by Howard

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The Huawei controversy dominated a high-level meeting in Beijing between Australia and China, in the wake of the dramatic arrest of Huawei executive heiress Meng Wanzhou. [...]
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N Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearisation

N Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearisation

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons programme in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to [...]
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Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran

Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s chief financial officer faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran, a Canadian court heard Friday, [...]
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Japan’s military sees record spending, aims to buy more US arms Nikkei

Japan’s military sees record spending, aims to buy more US arms Nikkei

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s military looks to raise spending over the next five years in response to security challenges and to narrow Japan’s trade surplus with the United States by [...]
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Malaysia proposes to Singapore for both sides to stop sending assets to ‘disputed’ maritime area

Malaysia proposes to Singapore for both sides to stop sending assets to ‘disputed’ maritime area

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government has proposed to Singapore for both countries to stop sending assets into the “disputed” maritime area amid the ongoing bilateral spat [...]
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Chinese state media says U.S. trying to ‘stifle’ Huawei with arrest

Chinese state media says U.S. trying to ‘stifle’ Huawei with arrest

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:39 AM

 The United States is trying to “stifle” Chinese technology company Huawei and curb its global expansion with the arrest of a top executive, Chinese state media said on [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia maritime dispute: A timeline

Singapore, Malaysia maritime dispute: A timeline

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:32 AM

Singapore and its northern neighbour Malaysia are embroiled in a maritime dispute after Malaysia extended its Johor Bahru port limits in a manner which, according to the [...]
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HK lawmakers to be arrested for Legco protest over controversial bill giving mainland police power of arrest at high-speed rail station

HK lawmakers to be arrested for Legco protest over controversial bill giving mainland police power of arrest at high-speed rail station

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two pan-democratic lawmakers are to be arrested accused of obstructing and injuring Legislative Council staff during a protest in the chamber in June. On Friday, Andrew Wan [...]
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