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Putin says China’s Xi to Visit Russia in September

Putin says China’s Xi to Visit Russia in September

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:27 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Russia in September, Russian news agencies RIA and Tass reported on Wednesday. Xi will visit [...]
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Chinese vaccine maker made 500,000 substandard baby vaccines  Xinhua

Chinese vaccine maker made 500,000 substandard baby vaccines Xinhua

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

A Chinese drug company produced nearly 500,000 substandard vaccines for babies, roughly double an earlier estimate by authorities investigating a safety scandal, state news [...]
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Japan volcano eruption: Japan prepares to evacuate island as eruption warning level rises

Japan volcano eruption: Japan prepares to evacuate island as eruption warning level rises

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:27 AM

A VOLCANO warning on southern Japanese island Kuchinoerabu has been raised to the second highest level, asking residents to prepare to evacuate. The level four warning issued [...]
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Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of N. Korean leader

Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of N. Korean leader

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader [...]
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Cambodia’s ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission

Cambodia’s ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

Cambodia’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as the [...]
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Korean family reunion brings no end to heartache

Korean family reunion brings no end to heartache

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The first reunions in years of families divided by the Korean War evoke bittersweet memories for Kim Jong-gyu, whose few hours with her brother in 2014– under the [...]
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US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking N Korea embargo

US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking N Korea embargo

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The US Treasury announced sanctions on Russian and Chinese companies Wednesday for violating the economic embargo on North Korea as Washington seeks to maintain pressure on [...]
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Top S. Korea Buddhist in corruption, fatherhood allegations

Top S. Korea Buddhist in corruption, fatherhood allegations

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

South Korea’s biggest Buddhist denomination ordered its executive head to step down Thursday amid mounting allegations he forged his academic credentials, accumulated [...]
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Senior Chinese government delegation to visit US for trade war talks

Senior Chinese government delegation to visit US for trade war talks

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:27 AM

A senior Chinese delegation will visit the United States for trade talks later this month, the Commerce Ministry announced on Thursday. A statement from the ministry said [...]
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Corrected: US hits Chinese and Russian firms over breach of N Korea sanctions

Corrected: US hits Chinese and Russian firms over breach of N Korea sanctions

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

The United States imposed sanctions on a Russian port service agency and Chinese firms on Wednesday for aiding North Korean ships and selling alcohol and tobacco to North [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte could resign if Marcos Jr becomes VP: spokesman

Philippines’ Duterte could resign if Marcos Jr becomes VP: spokesman

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice presidential election defeat, [...]
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Taiwan still pushing Japan on ‘comfort women’ issue: MOFA

Taiwan still pushing Japan on ‘comfort women’ issue: MOFA

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:27 AM

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the “comfort women” issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the [...]
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Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father’s war

Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father’s war

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:36 AM

For his last time, Japan’s Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed “deep remorse” [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building

Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:36 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to “temper” its behaviour in the South China Sea in a rare criticism of the Asian superpower over its [...]
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US concerned about China’s pressures on Taiwan and in South China Sea: Defence official

US concerned about China’s pressures on Taiwan and in South China Sea: Defence official

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:36 AM

US concerned about China’s pressures on Taiwan and in South China Sea: Defence official The United States will continue to support Taiwan and provide it with defence [...]
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