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Landslide in Philippines kills four, dozens feared trapped

Landslide in Philippines kills four, dozens feared trapped

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A landslide triggered by heavy rains on Thursday killed at least four people in the central Philippines, with dozens feared trapped in the latest of a string of deadly [...]
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Najib’s third time in court: Money-laundering charges over RM2.6b expected

Najib’s third time in court: Money-laundering charges over RM2.6b expected

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak is back in the Sessions Court here where he is due to be charged for the third time in about three months, this time over money laundering offences [...]
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US ready to resume N Korea talks as Pompeo seeks denuclearisation by 2021

US ready to resume N Korea talks as Pompeo seeks denuclearisation by 2021

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to [...]
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Two Koreas leaders in mountain show of unity

Two Koreas leaders in mountain show of unity

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to [...]
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US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Crains Detroit | 6:00 AM

As President Donald Trump intensifies his trade war with China, the tit-for-tat blows signal the battle will likely escalate further, with analysts predicting the possibility [...]
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Up to 35 houses destroyed in landslide in central Philippines

Up to 35 houses destroyed in landslide in central Philippines

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rescuers were digging through a landslide that buried at least 20 homes and killed four people in the central Philippines Thursday (September 20), as monsoon rains unleashed [...]
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Malaysia Cabinet decides to lower voting age from 21 to 18

Malaysia Cabinet decides to lower voting age from 21 to 18

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Cabinet has decided to lower the voting age from 21 to 18. The decision was made at its weekly meeting on Wednesday (September 19), and work on amending the [...]
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Two more deaths bring methanol poisoning toll to 23

Two more deaths bring methanol poisoning toll to 23

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Another two people died from methanol poisoning in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur last night, raising the number of fatalities from laced alcohol consumption to 23. The latest [...]
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Fulfilling a dream, Korea’s Moon visits sacred N Korean mountain with Kim

Fulfilling a dream, Korea’s Moon visits sacred N Korean mountain with Kim

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in cleared a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un. After the two leaders [...]
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Top S. Korea theatre director sentenced to six years for sex abuse

Top S. Korea theatre director sentenced to six years for sex abuse

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A prominent South Korean theatre director was Wednesday sentenced to six years in prison for the sexual abuse of nine women, as the country’s nascent #MeToo movement [...]
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N. Korea’s Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

N. Korea’s Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors at a summit with the [...]
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Two Koreas aim for agreement to unlock nuclear talks

Two Koreas aim for agreement to unlock nuclear talks

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Leaders of South and North Korea plan to announce steps aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear talks and deepening bilateral ties after they meet for a second day of summit [...]
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US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a [...]
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Malaysia won’t use nuclear power, says Dr M

Malaysia won’t use nuclear power, says Dr M

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will not use nuclear power plants to generate energy, as science has yet to find ways to manage nuclear waste and the effects of radiation, says Tun Dr Mahathir [...]
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Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A pledge by the leaders of North and South Korea to foster economic ties has heightened worries among sceptics that Seoul’s push to revive nuclear talks could undermine [...]
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