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MH370 co-pilot ‘tried to use his phone mid-flight and a cellphone tower picked up his mobile number’ before the aircraft mysteriously disappeared

MH370 co-pilot ‘tried to use his phone mid-flight and a cellphone tower picked up his mobile number’ before the aircraft mysteriously disappeared

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

The co-pilot of flight MH370 may have tried to use his phone mid-flight before the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, an expert review of a secret report suggests. A [...]
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US: No request from Philippines to review defense treaty

US: No request from Philippines to review defense treaty

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Despite calls to review the 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) between the Philippines and the United States, there have been no requests from either side to do so. Patrick [...]
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Ex-Philippine officials turn to the courts to fight China

Ex-Philippine officials turn to the courts to fight China

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Navy Times | 6:00 AM

Two former Philippine officials have taken the bold step of filing a complaint with the International Criminal Court accusing Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against [...]
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Thailand’s youth demand change ahead of elections

Thailand’s youth demand change ahead of elections

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Choltanutkun Tun-Atiruj wasn’t old enough to vote in the last official elections held in Thailand in 2011. Like many of the 7 million other first time voters, she came [...]
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Rival rallies grip Bangkok as election crunch time looms

Rival rallies grip Bangkok as election crunch time looms

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Parties for and against Thailand’s junta rallied across Bangkok Friday, as election fever grips the country ahead of the first poll in eight years. The boisterous final [...]
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Thai princess who stood for PM attends Shinawatra HK wedding

Thai princess who stood for PM attends Shinawatra HK wedding

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The princess whose shock candidacy in Thailand’s general election sent jitters through the country attended a glitzy wedding for ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s [...]
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N Korea withdraws from DMZ joint liaison office after new US sanctions

N Korea withdraws from DMZ joint liaison office after new US sanctions

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea is withdrawing from a joint liaison office near the demilitarised zone (DMZ) with South Korea, a key symbol of the rapprochement and ongoing peace process between [...]
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Trump drops new N Korea sanctions because he ‘likes’ Kim: W.House

Trump drops new N Korea sanctions because he ‘likes’ Kim: W.House

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly announced the cancellation of sanctions imposed by his own Treasury Department to tighten international pressure on North Korea. [...]
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Trump decides against more N Korea sanctions at this time: source

Trump decides against more N Korea sanctions at this time: source

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing [...]
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China’s Worst Nightmare: A US Military Presence on Taiwan?

China’s Worst Nightmare: A US Military Presence on Taiwan?

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Enhanced security cooperation between Taiwan and the United States could easily expand as the pair work to balance against China’s increased military presence in the [...]
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Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 47

Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 47

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 47 on Friday, making it one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent [...]
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China urges subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock

China urges subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has urged rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilise hog production, as fears grow about the [...]
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‘Made by war criminals’: plan for Japanese labels in S. Korea

‘Made by war criminals’: plan for Japanese labels in S. Korea

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s foreign minister has intervened over a provincial proposal to apply stickers to some Japanese-made items in schools as “made by a Japanese firm [...]
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Vietnam protests to China over South China Sea boat sinking

Vietnam protests to China over South China Sea boat sinking

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat which was being chased by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel in the [...]
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Hun Sen denies Cambodia is Chinese ‘colony’ as work on $2 bn road begins

Hun Sen denies Cambodia is Chinese ‘colony’ as work on $2 bn road begins

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia broke ground Friday on a $2 billion Chinese-funded expresswaythe country’s firstas strongman premier Hun Sen denied his country was in danger of becoming a [...]
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