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Dr M will head to China in April to discuss ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

Dr M will head to China in April to discuss ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he will be heading to China in April, as part of Malaysia’s efforts to improve ties between the two countries. He said the [...]
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Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia said Friday a long-awaited trade deal with Indonesia will be signed in March, following months of diplomatic tension over Canberra’s contentious plan to move [...]
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Regional press alliance condemns ‘intimidation’ of Philippine media

Regional press alliance condemns ‘intimidation’ of Philippine media

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Press groups from across Southeast Asia added their voices to the criticism of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa’s arrest over a cyberlibel charge that the government has said is [...]
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Japan, S. Korea remain apart over wartime compensation issue

Japan, S. Korea remain apart over wartime compensation issue

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea remained apart Friday as their foreign ministers made little progress in efforts to address escalating tensions over wartime issues, at a time when they [...]
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Trump floats including top Democrats in China trade negotiations

Trump floats including top Democrats in China trade negotiations

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump has said repeatedly that a final trade deal between the US and China will be negotiated directly between him and his counterpart Xi Jinping, but on [...]
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How could a sharp slowdown in China affect growth prospects for the rest of Asia?

How could a sharp slowdown in China affect growth prospects for the rest of Asia?

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The threat of a sharper than expected economic slowdown in China could damage Asia’s growth prospects, according to analysts. While optimism is rising over continuing [...]
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Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi holds talks in Thailand ahead of general election

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi holds talks in Thailand ahead of general election

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi arrived in Thailand on Friday for high-level talks likely aimed at reassuring Beijing about its investments in the Southeast Asian country [...]
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Taiwan Pilot Strike Shows How Long Hours Raise The Risk Of Accidents

Taiwan Pilot Strike Shows How Long Hours Raise The Risk Of Accidents

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Last year, a China Airlines pilot flew 63 hours over a 12-day stretch that allowed him to rest for only two of those days. The long hours combined with the time-zone changes [...]
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In Vietnam, US must not offer premature concessions to N Korea

In Vietnam, US must not offer premature concessions to N Korea

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

During his State of the Union address, President Trump announced that his second summit with Kim Jong un will occur on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam. But as the recently [...]
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Pompeo: US aims to ‘get as far down the road as we can’ with N Korea

Pompeo: US aims to ‘get as far down the road as we can’ with N Korea

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States aims to “get as far down the road as we can” ahead of a summit with North Korea in Vietnam this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on [...]
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Trump’s trade war with China drives silent wedge between US and Korea

Trump’s trade war with China drives silent wedge between US and Korea

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | PRI | 6:00 AM

At first glance, things are looking good on the Korean peninsula: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are planning their second face-to-face [...]
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US trade envoys to meet China’s Xi, no decision on deadline extension

US trade envoys to meet China’s Xi, no decision on deadline extension

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration’s top two negotiators in trade talks with China will meet on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, but there has been no decision to extend [...]
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Explainer: What’s at stake in US-China trade talks

Explainer: What’s at stake in US-China trade talks

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal [...]
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Japan accuses N Korea of dodging sanctions at sea ahead of Vietnam summit

Japan accuses N Korea of dodging sanctions at sea ahead of Vietnam summit

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Japan says it has caught North Korea repeatedly evading international sanctions at sea, warning the incidents may “just be the tip of the iceberg” of suspected [...]
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After Arrest, Pioneering Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Resolves To ‘Hold The Line’

After Arrest, Pioneering Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Resolves To ‘Hold The Line’

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Officials in the Philippines released pioneering journalist Maria Ressa from jail Thursday, after her arrest Wednesday on questionable charges of cyber-libel the latest in [...]
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