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About 40 injured at Cambodia opposition protest

About 40 injured at Cambodia opposition protest

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Opposition demonstrators disarmed Cambodian security forces and beat them with batons and flag poles in a confrontation Tuesday that came two weeks before the anniversary of [...]
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Sixteen dead in Philippines as communists, tribe clash

Sixteen dead in Philippines as communists, tribe clash

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sixteen people were killed in the Philippines on Tuesday when communist rebels clashed with armed tribesmen in one of the deadliest flare-ups of a decades-old insurgency in [...]
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Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts Manila, prompts mass evacuations

Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts Manila, prompts mass evacuations

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people and shutting [...]
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China ends drilling operations in disputed sea

China ends drilling operations in disputed sea

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 2:14 PM

China on Wednesday was moving a massive oil rig away from waters claimed by Vietnam after announcing the end of operations, a development that should end a tense standoff [...]
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N Korea ‘fires 100 shells’ into the sea

N Korea ‘fires 100 shells’ into the sea

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

North Korea has fired artillery shells into waters near its sea border with South Korea, Seoul’s military said, a day after the country test-launched two ballistic [...]
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China tells US to stay out of South China Seas dispute

China tells US to stay out of South China Seas dispute

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China told the United States on Tuesday to stay out of disputes over the South China Sea and leave countries in the region to resolve problems themselves, after Washington [...]
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Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’

Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s recent visit to Australia was welcomed by Australian prime minister Tony Abbott as signifying the two countries’ [...]
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Asia fears China military conflict over sea claims: study

Asia fears China military conflict over sea claims: study

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s neighbours are increasingly anxious that Beijing’s maritime disputes with countries like Vietnam and the Philippines will lead to military conflict, a US [...]
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Japan, US admirals say naval cooperation deepening

Japan, US admirals say naval cooperation deepening

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

U.S-Japan naval cooperation is deepening, top US and Japanese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines of the world’s largest maritime exercises. Adm. [...]
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S. Korea warns North over missile tests

S. Korea warns North over missile tests

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday warned North korea it was playing a dangerous game with a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests that appear to be inching ever closer to their [...]
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China probes three allies of former security chief

China probes three allies of former security chief

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three prominent allies of China’s former security chief Zhou Yongkang are under investigation for corruption, state prosecutors said Monday, with the noose appearing to [...]
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First Modi-Xi Meeting Seeks Resolution on India-China Border

First Modi-Xi Meeting Seeks Resolution on India-China Border

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to resolve a border dispute that has hampered economic ties between the world’s most [...]
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19 illegal immigrants feared drowned off Tanjung Piai

19 illegal immigrants feared drowned off Tanjung Piai

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Two people died and 19 others are feared drowned after a boat with 80 Indonesian illegal immigrants reportedly capsized off Tanjung Piai near Pontian early today. The dead, a [...]
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Obama and China’s Xi discuss Iran, N Korea: White House

Obama and China’s Xi discuss Iran, N Korea: White House

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday he was determined to constructively manage growing differences between their two nations, at a [...]
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Copter crash kills 2 Cambodian military generals

Copter crash kills 2 Cambodian military generals

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two generals who led the helicopter unit of Cambodia’s air force were killed in a crash Monday, along with two pilots, police said. Defense minister Tea Banh, who [...]
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