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US to China: Stop ‘dangerous’ media reports on diplomat in HK

US to China: Stop ‘dangerous’ media reports on diplomat in HK

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the [...]
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Trump sides with Kim criticism of US-SKorea war games

Trump sides with Kim criticism of US-SKorea war games

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump told reporters Friday he agreed with Kim Jong Un’s opposition to US-South Korea war games, after receiving what he was a new letter from the [...]
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Seoul and Tokyo’s trade war puts military pact at stake

Seoul and Tokyo’s trade war puts military pact at stake

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea has threatened to end a military intelligence sharing agreement with Japan as a squabble over trade escalates. The breakdown in ties comes as North Korea stages a [...]
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N Korea’s two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: Korea

N Korea’s two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: Korea

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un told him North Korea was ready to resume talks on its nuclear and missile programme as soon as US-South Korea [...]
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US, China step up war of words over HK

US, China step up war of words over HK

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the [...]
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US-China trade deal in doubt, Trump says US ‘not ready’

US-China trade deal in doubt, Trump says US ‘not ready’

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump cast more doubt on chances for a trade deal with Beijing on Friday, signaling he might cancel talks set for September amid an intensifying US-China [...]
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Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 34, an official said Saturday, as emergency workers continued a desperate [...]
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US calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’ for ‘harassing’ American diplomat over HK meeting with Joshua Wong

US calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’ for ‘harassing’ American diplomat over HK meeting with Joshua Wong

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The United States on Thursday accused the Chinese government of being behind the leak of a Hong Kong-based US diplomat’s personal information, after a pro-Beijing [...]
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US defense secretary visits Korea as region faces myriad challenges

US defense secretary visits Korea as region faces myriad challenges

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row between Seoul and Tokyo to [...]
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China issues top warning for strong typhoon nearing coast

China issues top warning for strong typhoon nearing coast

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province Friday ahead of a strong typhoon carrying heavy rain and winds and expected to send an intense storm surge [...]
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China issues ‘red alert’ as super typhoon approaches mainland

China issues ‘red alert’ as super typhoon approaches mainland

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight cancellations [...]
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US flexes military muscle in South China Sea with nuclear aircraft carrier port call in the Philippines

US flexes military muscle in South China Sea with nuclear aircraft carrier port call in the Philippines

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The United States has sent its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan to the Philippines to show its commitment to an ally and in a display of military might aimed at [...]
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US urges increased caution for Americans visiting HK

US urges increased caution for Americans visiting HK

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The US government on Thursday stepped up its warnings to travellers to Hong Kong because of increasing violence surrounding pro-democracy protests in the Chinese city. The [...]
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China tells US diplomats in HK to stop interfering

China tells US diplomats in HK to stop interfering

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China demanded Thursday that US diplomats based in Hong Kong “stop interfering” in the city’s affairs, after reports that they met with pro-democracy [...]
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Top HK police commander recalled from retirement as violence escalates

Top HK police commander recalled from retirement as violence escalates

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The police commander who oversaw pro-democracy demonstrations that roiled Hong Kong in 2014 has been recalled from retirement to help deal with the violent protests [...]
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