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Trump says China is ‘letting us down’ by not buying US farm products during trade talks

Trump says China is ‘letting us down’ by not buying US farm products during trade talks

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* President Donald Trump says China is not buying agricultural products as it said it would. * The development could be a bad sign for efforts to reach an agreement to end a [...]
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Biden slams Trump’s trade war even as he calls to ‘get tough’ on China

Biden slams Trump’s trade war even as he calls to ‘get tough’ on China

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Joe Biden says President Donald Trump’s tariffs on China have only hurt American businesses and consumers. He still says the US needs to “get tough” on [...]
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UN launches ‘comprehensive’ review of Philippine drug war

UN launches ‘comprehensive’ review of Philippine drug war

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

Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 lives The human rights body of the United Nations has [...]
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Duterte critic Maria Ressa says attacks on press freedom come from all sides

Duterte critic Maria Ressa says attacks on press freedom come from all sides

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 8:11 AM

London (CNN)Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, says it’s easier to be on the frontline as a war correspondent than to fight for [...]
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South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:08 AM

South Korea has warned the United States of the potential damage from “undesirable” Japanese restrictions on exports of high-tech material to South Korea, as a trade row [...]
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North Korea calls South Korea’s F-35 jet purchases ‘extremely dangerous action’

North Korea calls South Korea’s F-35 jet purchases ‘extremely dangerous action’

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:05 AM

South Korea’s acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test “special armaments” to destroy the new weapons, North [...]
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Thai junta retains power to detain people without charge

Thai junta retains power to detain people without charge

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

Opposition politicians and the Thai public are voicing dissatisfaction with the junta’s decision to hang on to its order authorising arbitrary military detention. Even [...]
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Indonesian counter-terror chief mulls repatriation of former Islamic State families

Indonesian counter-terror chief mulls repatriation of former Islamic State families

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

Indonesia’s National Agency for Combating Terrorism (BNPT) said on Tuesday (July 9) that it is ready to lead a team to repatriate families of former Islamic State (IS) [...]
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Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back

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

Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggests Australia could quickly solve the problem of Indonesia [...]
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‘Nothing to lose’: The HK protesters taking on China

‘Nothing to lose’: The HK protesters taking on China

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Protesters say they’re aware of the risks, but are prepared to play the ‘long game’ in support of Hong Kong’s freedoms. Having tasted tear gas in the [...]
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Taiwan president leaves for US, warns of threat from ‘overseas forces’

Taiwan president leaves for US, warns of threat from ‘overseas forces’

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

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from [...]
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US wants N Korea freeze as beginning, not end, of denuclearisation

US wants N Korea freeze as beginning, not end, of denuclearisation

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

The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear programme as the start of a process of denuclearisation, the State Department said on Tuesday, ahead [...]
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Amnesty International calls on Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers

Amnesty International calls on Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers

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

Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalise same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination [...]
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Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaign is no excuse to be ‘lazy’

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaign is no excuse to be ‘lazy’

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to [...]
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Tensions over history, North keep Japan, Korea at odds

Tensions over history, North keep Japan, Korea at odds

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Japan and South Korea, two major US allies, are again at odds, this time over Tokyo’s decision to tighten controls on exports of sensitive materials that are mainly [...]
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