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Trump going ahead with taxes on $16B in Chinese imports

Trump going ahead with taxes on $16B in Chinese imports

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion in Chinese imports. Customs officials will [...]
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Indonesia struggles to recover quake’s dead, help the living

Indonesia struggles to recover quake’s dead, help the living

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The rescue team had done everything it could to locate the body of the man, who had been killed instantly when a massive earthquake collapsed his home Sunday night on the [...]
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Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib charged with more corruption counts

Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib charged with more corruption counts

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state [...]
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N Korea continues to dismantle missile launch site, but no signs of any moves to scrap nuclear weapons

N Korea continues to dismantle missile launch site, but no signs of any moves to scrap nuclear weapons

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

North Korea appears to have taken another step towards dismantling its fixed missile launching facilities after the US stepped up the pressure to disarm, but so far it [...]
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Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Philippines as relations between two sides warm

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Philippines as relations between two sides warm

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit to the Philippines by the end of this year in the latest sign of improved relations between the two sides, Philippine [...]
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Strong typhoon churns towards Japan

Strong typhoon churns towards Japan

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A powerful typhoon was churning towards Japan on Wednesday, prompting the weather agency to warn of heavy rain and strong winds and forcing airlines to cancel scores of [...]
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Hunt on for survivors as Indonesia’s quake toll climbs to 131

Hunt on for survivors as Indonesia’s quake toll climbs to 131

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The death toll from last weekend’s powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Lombok island rose to 131 on Wednesday as rescuers found more people crushed under collapsed [...]
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Malaysia’s Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering as charges pile up

Malaysia’s Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering as charges pile up

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges slapped on him on Wednesday, as the country’s new government looked [...]
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Joint naval patrols in South China Sea by Philippines, neighbours urged

Joint naval patrols in South China Sea by Philippines, neighbours urged

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

The Philippines should take a bold step in defending its sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea by encouraging neighbouring states to conduct with it joint freedom of [...]
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Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors, tourists flee holiday islands

Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors, tourists flee holiday islands

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Indonesian government officials are trying to coordinate a massive relief effort for residents and tourists on the island of Lombok, with the death toll from Sunday’s [...]
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Thousands evacuate Indonesia island after deadly quake

Thousands evacuate Indonesia island after deadly quake

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | euro News | 6:02 AM

Thousands have evacuated Indonesia’s Lombok island after a powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake killed at least 98 people. About 20,000 people have lost their homes and [...]
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N Korea releases Korean man detained in July

N Korea releases Korean man detained in July

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea released a South Korean citizen detained in July after crossing the border into the North, the South’s Unification Ministry said on Tuesday. The prisoner [...]
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The three dangers of China’s mixed-ownership reform

The three dangers of China’s mixed-ownership reform

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Mixed ownership is Beijing’s latest catchword in its reform of the state sector. Last month Chinese vice-Premier Liu He became head of the State-owned Enterprises [...]
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China bans ‘Christopher Robin’ due to ‘Xi Jinping’s insecurity over being compared to Winnie the Pooh’

China bans ‘Christopher Robin’ due to ‘Xi Jinping’s insecurity over being compared to Winnie the Pooh’

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

The Hundred Acre Wood will not be going to China. Disney’s new live-action take on the Winnie the Pooh characters, “Christopher Robin”, will not be released [...]
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Malaysian anti-graft agency asks former PM Najib to appear

Malaysian anti-graft agency asks former PM Najib to appear

08-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s anti-graft agency has called on Najib Razak, the former premier who is embroiled in a graft scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), to [...]
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