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HK protest anger targets symbols of Beijing’s rule

HK protest anger targets symbols of Beijing’s rule

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Seething unrest in Hong Kong is taking on a more stridently anti-Chinese tone, with the target of public anger shifting from the city’s leaders to direct symbols of [...]
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N Korea’s Kim says missile launch a warning to Korean ‘warmongers’

N Korea’s Kim says missile launch a warning to Korean ‘warmongers’

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a “new-type tactical guided weapon” on Thursday as a warning to South Korea to stop importing [...]
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Pompeo says he expects working-level talks with N Korea in a couple weeks

Pompeo says he expects working-level talks with N Korea in a couple weeks

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he expects working-level talks with North Korea to take place in a couple of weeks and that the United States still sees a [...]
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US says wants talks with N Korea, not ‘provocations’

US says wants talks with N Korea, not ‘provocations’

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States on Thursday said it wanted to continue talking with North Korea but called for a halt to “provocations” after a fresh missile test by Pyongyang. [...]
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How the US Could Lose a War With China

How the US Could Lose a War With China

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Atlantic | 6:02 AM

It’s not that the Chinese Communist Party would take over Washington. But in its own region, China has the advantage. If a war broke out between the United States and [...]
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Protesters calling for ‘free HK’ converge on airport

Protesters calling for ‘free HK’ converge on airport

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

More than 1,000 protesters calling for democracy and some chanting “free Hong Kong” converged on the Chinese-ruled city’s airport on Friday as Singapore [...]
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HK protesters rally at airport to ‘educate’ visitors

HK protesters rally at airport to ‘educate’ visitors

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters, including flight attendants, held a rally in the airport’s arrival hall on Friday in a bid to “educate” visitors about the [...]
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Broken promise: Philippines Duterte vetoes bill on short-term contracts

Broken promise: Philippines Duterte vetoes bill on short-term contracts

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vetoed a measure that would have ended companies’ practice of hiring workers on short-term contracts, his spokesman said on [...]
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South China Sea: Vietnam extends operation of oil rig on Vanguard Bank as stand-off with Beijing continues

South China Sea: Vietnam extends operation of oil rig on Vanguard Bank as stand-off with Beijing continues

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said it has extended the work schedule of an oil rig on Vanguard Bank, showing no sign of backing down from a confrontation with Beijing over drilling operations in [...]
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HK anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game

HK anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly game involving English [...]
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US top diplomat says he hopes HK protests remain peacefulBloomberg interview

US top diplomat says he hopes HK protests remain peacefulBloomberg interview

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he hoped protests in Hong Kong would remain peaceful and China would show restraint. Asked in an interview with Bloomberg [...]
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US Navy sails warship through contested waterway as Beijing warns Taiwan

US Navy sails warship through contested waterway as Beijing warns Taiwan

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The US Navy sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, a move that came on the same day Beijing warned that it would not rule out using force against self-governed [...]
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The Guardian view on violence in HK: an attack on the idea of democracy

The Guardian view on violence in HK: an attack on the idea of democracy

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Criminals may have launched the bloody assaults on rail passengers, but the incident is more likely to inflame than quell the anger at authorities We are very unlikely to [...]
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Commentary: Will HK call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

Commentary: Will HK call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Law and order in Hong Kong have come under attack after a dramatic turn of events this week, as masked men in white attacked protesters, says China commentator Tom McGregor. [...]
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N Korea fires short-range missiles in latest provocation

N Korea fires short-range missiles in latest provocation

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, complicating efforts to resume stalled nuclear talks with Washington and signalling its anger over [...]
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