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Philippines’ Duterte threatens to end military deal with the United States

Philippines’ Duterte threatens to end military deal with the United States

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned the United States on Thursday he would repeal an agreement on deployment of troops and equipment for exercises if Washington did [...]
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Wuhan coronavirus outbreak: 1st case confirmed in Singapore

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak: 1st case confirmed in Singapore

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (23 January) confirmed Singapore’s first case of a new deadly coronavirus and declared another case “preliminary [...]
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Japan confirms 2nd new-coronavirus infection

Japan confirms 2nd new-coronavirus infection

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 6:02 AM

Japan confirmed Friday a second infection related to a deadly new coronavirus, rushing to take preventive steps against the outbreak in China ahead of an expected influx of [...]
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China locks down cities to curb virus, but WHO says no global emergency

China locks down cities to curb virus, but WHO says no global emergency

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China locked down some 20 million people at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak on Thursday, but the World Health Organization said the disease did not yet constitute a [...]
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URGENT: ‘No evidence’ of virus spread between humans outside China: WHO

URGENT: ‘No evidence’ of virus spread between humans outside China: WHO

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The head of the World Health Organization on Thursday said there was “no evidence” at the moment of a deadly new virus in China spreading between humans outside [...]
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Beijing cancels New Year events to curb virus spread Beijing News

Beijing cancels New Year events to curb virus spread Beijing News

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s capital city Beijing cancelled major public events including two well-known Lunar New Year temple fairs, the state-run Beijing News said on Thursday, as [...]
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China virus toll jumps to 25 dead with 830 confirmed cases: govt

China virus toll jumps to 25 dead with 830 confirmed cases: govt

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll in China’s viral outbreak has risen to 25, with the number of confirmed cases also leaping to 830, the government said on Friday. The National Health [...]
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Russia says it missed UN deadline to repatriate N Korean workers

Russia says it missed UN deadline to repatriate N Korean workers

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Russia said on Thursday it had missed a United Nations deadline to repatriate North Korean workers due to what it called objective difficulties, but said it was scrupulously [...]
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Taiwan says Chinese air force passes to island’s south in drills

Taiwan says Chinese air force passes to island’s south in drills

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese air force planes passed through the narrow Bashi Channel to the south of Taiwan on a long-range exercise on Thursday, Taiwan’s Defence Ministry said, the first [...]
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US calls for Taiwan’s inclusion in WHO amid epidemic threat

US calls for Taiwan’s inclusion in WHO amid epidemic threat

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A senior American State Department official on Wednesday called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health Organization (WHO) amid escalation of a deadly new [...]
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Lam says HK has system in place to handle coronavirus

Lam says HK has system in place to handle coronavirus

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam told global elites in Davos on Thursday she is “cautiously confident” the city will get through the flu-like virus that threatens to [...]
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UN court orders Burma to prevent Rohingya genocide

UN court orders Burma to prevent Rohingya genocide

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The UN’s highest court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to do everything in its power to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims,rex as international justice stepped into [...]
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Burma inquiry into treatment of Rohingya condemned as ‘cover-up’

Burma inquiry into treatment of Rohingya condemned as ‘cover-up’

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A Myanmar government-backed inquiry that dismissed allegations of genocide against the Rohingya has been condemned as a deeply flawed cover-up, after it failed to interview a [...]
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URGENT: WHO extends emergency talks over China virus

URGENT: WHO extends emergency talks over China virus

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The World Health Organization on Wednesday decided to extend by a day emergency talks on a deadly outbreak of a SARS-like virus originating in China, postponing its decision [...]
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URGENT: China halts flights and trains out of virus outbreak city: state media

URGENT: China halts flights and trains out of virus outbreak city: state media

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Authorities will suspend on Thursday flights and trains out of the Chinese city at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak, and say residents should not leave without a special [...]
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