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Strong typhoon approaching western Japan, may make landfall

Strong typhoon approaching western Japan, may make landfall

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

A strong typhoon approaching western Japan could make landfall sometime between Thursday afternoon and Friday in an area already battered by massive flooding and landslides [...]
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Taiwan’s last Africa ally tells China ‘no desire’ to switch ties

Taiwan’s last Africa ally tells China ‘no desire’ to switch ties

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China, after a Chinese diplomat said he [...]
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Emotional farewells as North and Koreans part for last time

Emotional farewells as North and Koreans part for last time

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Clinging to each other for every last second, elderly North and South Korean family members allowed to meet for the first time in nearly seven decades bid tearful farewells [...]
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Duterte calls on Cebu mayors to report drug problems directly

Duterte calls on Cebu mayors to report drug problems directly

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte encouraged over 200 mayors of Cebu to report directly to him or to the Department of the Interior and Local government (DILG) all drug problems [...]
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Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail Wednesday after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift [...]
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Typhoon Soulik to batter Korea with wind, flooding at week’s end

Typhoon Soulik to batter Korea with wind, flooding at week’s end

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:00 AM

After grazing southern Japan, Typhoon Soulik is on track to sweep across the Korean Peninsula through Friday. As AccuWeather predicted, Soulik reached the equivalent of a [...]
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UN watchdog says N Korea has not halted nuclear programme

UN watchdog says N Korea has not halted nuclear programme

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The United Nations nuclear watchdog agency says it has “grave concern” that North Korea continues to develop its nuclear weapons programme. A report Monday from [...]
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Split apart by war, families from North and Korea hold emotional reunions

Split apart by war, families from North and Korea hold emotional reunions

23-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Dozens of South Koreans are in North Korea this week reuniting with family members they’ve been separated from since the Korean War in the 1950s. The emotional and [...]
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Aid agencies rush to help survivors of deadly Lombok quakes

Aid agencies rush to help survivors of deadly Lombok quakes

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Indonesian aid agencies and government officials rushed Tuesday to help survivors after another series of powerful quakes rattled Lombok island, killing at least 13 people [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi says terrorism in Rakhine State a threat to region

Burma’s Suu Kyi says terrorism in Rakhine State a threat to region

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Terrorism remains a threat in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and could have “grave consequences” for the region, the Southeast Asian country’s leader, Aung [...]
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Taiwan set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year  — source

Taiwan set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year — source

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, amid pressure from China on the remaining [...]
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Exclusive: Trump says ‘most likely’ to meet N Korea’s Kim again

Exclusive: Trump says ‘most likely’ to meet N Korea’s Kim again

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he would “most likely” meet again with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while defending his efforts to convince Pyongyang [...]
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AP Explains: Reunions of war-split Korean kin are emotional

AP Explains: Reunions of war-split Korean kin are emotional

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

For the first time in three years, elderly North and South Korean relatives separated during the chaos of the 1950-53 Korean War are meeting at the North’s scenic [...]
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N Korea’s Kim criticises his country’s health sector

N Korea’s Kim criticises his country’s health sector

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took aim at his country’s health sector, state media reported on Tuesday, the latest salvo of public criticism unleashed as part of his [...]
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UN chief will seek progress on N Korea during leaders’ gathering

UN chief will seek progress on N Korea during leaders’ gathering

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said he planned to discuss ways to encourage denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula during next month’s gathering of [...]
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