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US softens N Korea approach as Pompeo prepares for more nuclear talks

US softens N Korea approach as Pompeo prepares for more nuclear talks

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States appears to have shelved an “all or nothing” approach to North Korean denuclearisation as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to head back [...]
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China’s Xi Jinping warns again graft fight not yet over

China’s Xi Jinping warns again graft fight not yet over

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned again that the country’s fight against deeply ingrained corruption is not yet over, and that the ruling Communist Party faces [...]
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Time running out for Koreans hoping to reunite with family in the North

Time running out for Koreans hoping to reunite with family in the North

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:02 AM

Kim Kyung Jae was 19 years old when he fled south to take shelter as the Korean War broke out in 1950, leaving behind a younger sister he hasn’t seen since. His [...]
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What next for N Korea? US, Japan and Korea will decide in Tokyo meeting

What next for N Korea? US, Japan and Korea will decide in Tokyo meeting

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to North Korea for talks with Kim Jong-un before visiting Tokyo this weekend The foreign ministers of Japan, the United States [...]
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Rohingya still fleeing violence, persecution in Burma: UN rights boss

Rohingya still fleeing violence, persecution in Burma: UN rights boss

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Muslim Rohingya continue to flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state, many testifying about violence, persecution, killings and burning of their homes by soldiers and Buddhists, [...]
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Trump’s Investment in N Korea

Trump’s Investment in N Korea

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The president may be a diplomatic wrecking ball, but he believes his investment in Korea is too big to fail. That’s a good thing. Donald Trump loves to tell the [...]
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Death toll in Indonesia ferry accident rises to 24: official

Death toll in Indonesia ferry accident rises to 24: official

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

At least 24 people, including children, died Tuesday after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, officials said, as rescuers raced to save scores of other [...]
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(Updated) Najib to face over 10 CBT charges linked to SRC International

(Updated) Najib to face over 10 CBT charges linked to SRC International

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected to be charged at the Sessions Court tomorrow, facing about 10 graft charges related to SRC International Sdn Bhd. [...]
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Philippine army chief in Singapore to discuss counter-terrorism efforts

Philippine army chief in Singapore to discuss counter-terrorism efforts

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The Commanding general of the Philippine Army is in Singapore for an introductory visit from Tuesday (July 3) to Wednesday (July 4) to discuss counter-terrorism efforts. [...]
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US-China trade war threats prompt Taiwan firms to consider moving away from mainland

US-China trade war threats prompt Taiwan firms to consider moving away from mainland

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese businesses are weighing up whether to move manufacturing operations from the Chinese mainland if the US trade dispute worsens. Such a move would be hugely [...]
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Exclusive: Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months

Exclusive: Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Japan will send a large helicopter carrier to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean for a second straight year as it looks to bolster its presence in the strategic maritime [...]
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Captain of sinking Indonesian ferry sails onto reef; 31 dead

Captain of sinking Indonesian ferry sails onto reef; 31 dead

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The captain of a sinking Indonesian ferry managed to steer his ship onto a reef to enable the evacuation of more than 100 passengers, but 31 people drowned as the vessel [...]
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US makes risky military moves with Taiwan

US makes risky military moves with Taiwan

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Bonnie Glaser, director of the China Power Project at centre for Strategic and International Studies, recently tweeted that “Taiwan will join US navy drill in Solomon [...]
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Beijing Won’t Allow Pyongyang to ‘Drift Away’ Toward Washington  Korea Analyst

Beijing Won’t Allow Pyongyang to ‘Drift Away’ Toward Washington Korea Analyst

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

North Korean officials arrived in China this wee to hold high-level talks on the DPRK’s exit from international isolation in Beijing, just days ahead of US Secretary of [...]
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Korea monitoring N Korea after missile launcher report

Korea monitoring N Korea after missile launcher report

05-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff says it is monitoring North Korea’s missile equipment production, after a recent press report suggested North Korea may be [...]
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