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Najib vows to bring MH17 culprits to justice

Najib vows to bring MH17 culprits to justice

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday vowed to bring to justice the perpetrators of the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared fighting in Ukraine [...]
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Australia bans travel from Ebola-hit countries; US isolates troops

Australia bans travel from Ebola-hit countries; US isolates troops

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia became the first developed country on Tuesday to shut its borders to citizens of the countries worst-hit by the West African Ebola outbreak, a move those states [...]
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Victim’s body found 6 months after S. Korea ferry sinks

Victim’s body found 6 months after S. Korea ferry sinks

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The first body found in three months was being recovered Tuesday from the sunken South Korean ferry, increasing the official death toll to 295, officials said. The government [...]
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Umbrella-shaped ultramarathon to support HK protests

Umbrella-shaped ultramarathon to support HK protests

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Hong Kong expats set off Wednesday on an ultramarathon course in the shape of a giant umbrella to support ongoing pro-democracy protests in the southern Chinese city. The [...]
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China Signals Greater Oversight of Military, Media

China Signals Greater Oversight of Military, Media

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

China’s Communist Party signaled plans to increase legal restrictions online, step up supervision of the military, and set up new laws to combat terrorism and [...]
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Seven men jailed for Burma Muslim bus murders: official

Seven men jailed for Burma Muslim bus murders: official

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has jailed seven men for lynching 10 Muslim bus passengers in an attack that sparked mass unrest between Buddhists and Muslims in the western state of Rakhine two [...]
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China Communist party to keep grip on legal system

China Communist party to keep grip on legal system

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s ruling Communist Party on Tuesday reaffirmed its supremacy over the legal system, as it announced measures to centralise power and combat corruption following a [...]
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Nine out of ten Hong Kong activists say will fight on for a year

Nine out of ten Hong Kong activists say will fight on for a year

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:42 AM

Nearly nine out of 10 Hong Kong protesters say they are ready to stay on the streets for more than a year to push for full democracy to counter China’s tightening grip [...]
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Hong Kong protesters suggest talks with Beijing

Hong Kong protesters suggest talks with Beijing

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:39 AM

Student democracy activists who have occupied Hong Kong streets for a month suggested Tuesday that direct negotiations with senior Chinese Communist Party officials could be [...]
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India’s Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam’s defences

India’s Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam’s defences

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:36 AM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Tuesday to strengthen Vietnam’s military following talks between leaders of the two allies, in a move likely to rankle [...]
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MH17 investigators still awaiting US, Russian intelligence reports

MH17 investigators still awaiting US, Russian intelligence reports

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 9:34 AM

Dutch prosecutors are still awaiting US intelligence reports on the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 but American laws on passing on such information to criminal [...]
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Chinese VP meets with Japanese governor delegation

Chinese VP meets with Japanese governor delegation

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:32 AM

China’s vice president met Tuesday with a delegation of governors from Japan amid strained bilateral ties, a rare high-level meeting that points to Japan’s hopes [...]
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China unveils legal reform plans, but says party to remain in control

China unveils legal reform plans, but says party to remain in control

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:29 AM

China’s Communist Party pledged on Tuesday to speed up legislation to fight corruption and make it tougher for officials to exert control over the judiciary, even as it [...]
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NKorea may be developing sea-based missiles

NKorea may be developing sea-based missiles

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:17 AM

North Korea has built a new testing facility that is probably intended to research how to launch ballistic missiles from submarines or ships, according to a U.S. research [...]
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UN explores North Korea’s new ‘openness’ on rights

UN explores North Korea’s new ‘openness’ on rights

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:14 AM

A UN rights investigator said Tuesday that an invitation from North Korea opens up possibilities to engage with Pyongyang on improving their dismal rights record. Marzuki [...]
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