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Trump sees progress in China talks but doesn’t predict success

Trump sees progress in China talks but doesn’t predict success

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:23 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday said talks with Beijing were making progress toward ending the trade war between the world’s two top economies, but he again stopped [...]
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Scores of poll winners could be disqualified in Thai vote

Scores of poll winners could be disqualified in Thai vote

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:21 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission said Friday that scores of candidates who were tipped to secure elected seats in last month’s contentious polls are under [...]
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Wildfire Rips Along Korea’s Eastern Coast, Prompting National Emergency

Wildfire Rips Along Korea’s Eastern Coast, Prompting National Emergency

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

South Korea is using its military to contain a large forest fire that spread quickly after igniting in Gangwon Province, along the country’s east coast. Strong winds [...]
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EU, China struggle to agree summit statement

EU, China struggle to agree summit statement

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s refusal to give the EU solid commitments over access to its markets is preventing the two sides from agreeing a joint statement for a high-profile summit next [...]
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Thailand collects sacred waters for king’s coronation rituals

Thailand collects sacred waters for king’s coronation rituals

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand began rituals on Saturday for the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn next month, with officials collecting water in ceremonies across the country for use in [...]
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Bangladesh stops 115 Rohingya seeking to reach Malaysia

Bangladesh stops 115 Rohingya seeking to reach Malaysia

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh police have prevented 115 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats, officials said Saturday, but no suspected traffickers were [...]
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Duterte threatens ‘suicide mission’ if Beijing oversteps in South China Sea

Duterte threatens ‘suicide mission’ if Beijing oversteps in South China Sea

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to send his troops on a “suicide mission” if Beijing doesn’t “lay off” a Manila-occupied [...]
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Timeline: Rituals for Thailand’s coronation of King Vajiralongkorn

Timeline: Rituals for Thailand’s coronation of King Vajiralongkorn

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand began elaborate rituals on Saturday leading to the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will be officially crowned in ceremonies from May 4 to 6. [...]
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Thailand’s rising political star charged with sedition

Thailand’s rising political star charged with sedition

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The leader of a new party that has challenged Thailand’s military government was charged on Saturday with sedition, the latest legal action facing the rising star after [...]
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US Envoy Raises Concern Over Convoy of Chinese Ships Near Philippines

US Envoy Raises Concern Over Convoy of Chinese Ships Near Philippines

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A senior US defense official says the presence of large numbers of Chinese ships near islands and islets occupied by the Philippines is “a concern.” Joseph [...]
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Thousands evacuated after Korea’s wildfire

Thousands evacuated after Korea’s wildfire

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

At least one person dead and more than 4,000 forced to flee after fire broke out on Thursday night. Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires [...]
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Firefighters start to contain South Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

Firefighters start to contain South Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

07-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:55 PM

South Korea mobilised more than 15,000 firefighters and soldiers to help douse most of the wildfires that have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 to flee their [...]
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Firefighters start to contain Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

Firefighters start to contain Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires in South Korea on Friday which have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 people to flee their [...]
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China orders party members to celebrate ‘political’ birthday

China orders party members to celebrate ‘political’ birthday

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

China’s ruling communist party has ordered its members to celebrate a different kind of birthday every year the day they joined the party. “For ordinary people [...]
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DA intensifies border control amid African Swine Fever scare

DA intensifies border control amid African Swine Fever scare

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines intensifies its border control against the entry of meat products from Cambodia and other countries that currently declared African swine fever (ASF) [...]
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