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Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea met in Beijing on Wednesday as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearisation. The trilateral [...]
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‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ HK’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ HK’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people [...]
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Missing employee of UK consulate in HK detained: family

Missing employee of UK consulate in HK detained: family

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The family of a missing employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong said Wednesday that authorities told them he was detained while returning from a business trip but [...]
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HK authorities still searching for answers over young woman’s brutal eye injury at protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station

HK authorities still searching for answers over young woman’s brutal eye injury at protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Police on Monday said they were still investigating an eye injury suffered by a young woman at an anti-government protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui Police Station on August 11. [...]
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US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The US State Department on Tuesday approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan, in a move expected to anger Beijing. Taiwan will get the latest version of the Lockheed [...]
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HK billionaire tycoons call for end to protests as unrest affects their profits

HK billionaire tycoons call for end to protests as unrest affects their profits

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s property tycoons are hurting, the share market is tanking and the tourism sector has taken a beating as the pro-democracy movement continues to strangle the [...]
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Finnair joins ranks of companies distancing themselves from HK anti-government protests

Finnair joins ranks of companies distancing themselves from HK anti-government protests

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Finland’s biggest airline has become embroiled in the political unrest rocking Hong Kong, distancing itself from anti-government demonstrators as the effects of Chinese [...]
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Bulgaria nuclear project attracts China and Korea interest  sources

Bulgaria nuclear project attracts China and Korea interest sources

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

State-run companies from China and South Korea have applied to be strategic investors in Bulgaria’s revived Belene nuclear project, two industry sources familiar with [...]
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S. Korea to hold special summits with Asean and Mekong River countries in November

S. Korea to hold special summits with Asean and Mekong River countries in November

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hani | 6:02 AM

Blue House says summits will focus on ways to open markets and expand trade against protectionism South Korea’s Blue House announced that it will be holding two special [...]
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N Korea’s motives murky in attack on Korea’s president

N Korea’s motives murky in attack on Korea’s president

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

The chances for peace on the Korean Peninsula have suffered another, although not necessarily fatal, setback. In a harshly worded statement Friday, Kim Jong Un’s North [...]
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Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against HK protesters

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against HK protesters

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Twitter and Facebook suspended almost 1,000 accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. On Monday, [...]
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Pence urges China to respect HK laws amid protest

Pence urges China to respect HK laws amid protest

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong’s laws and repeated President Donald Trump’s warning that it would be [...]
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Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Burma

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Burma

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar’s offer to return home, an official [...]
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HK protests: city’s leader Carrie Lam commits to ‘creating a platform for dialogue’ but again dismisses calls for independent inquiry into police

HK protests: city’s leader Carrie Lam commits to ‘creating a platform for dialogue’ but again dismisses calls for independent inquiry into police

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has said she is willing to create a platform for dialogue, but will not sanction an independent investigation into police actions during a political [...]
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HK leader hopes peaceful rally presages ‘return to calm’

HK leader hopes peaceful rally presages ‘return to calm’

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said she hoped “calm” will prevail after a massive weekend march passed without clashes between police [...]
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