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Dozens of Rohingya flee India for Bangladesh: officials

Dozens of Rohingya flee India for Bangladesh: officials

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of Rohingya Muslims have crossed the border into Bangladesh from India in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as New Delhi faces censure for deporting the persecuted [...]
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US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit

US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US officials entered a second day of trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Tuesday, overshadowed by an unannounced visit from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. [...]
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N Korea leader visits China after warning of alternate path to US talks

N Korea leader visits China after warning of alternate path to US talks

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he may take an alternative path if the United [...]
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Yet another anti-LGBT gaffe: why are Japanese MPs so out of touch with modern society?

Yet another anti-LGBT gaffe: why are Japanese MPs so out of touch with modern society?

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A senior member of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party has attracted criticism for declaring the “nation would collapse” if everyone was LGBT, the [...]
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Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR

Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The asylum claim of a young Saudi woman who resisted deportation from Thailand in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal will take “several days” to assess, the [...]
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Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet’s cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet’s cockpit voice recorder

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will launch a renewed search effort as early as Tuesday to find the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, the head [...]
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New Malaysian king to be picked this month after shock abdication

New Malaysian king to be picked this month after shock abdication

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A new Malaysian king will be elected and sworn in this month, royal officials said Monday, after Sultan Muhammad V abdicated in a historic first following his reported [...]
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Korea’s Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

Korea’s Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in replaced his chief of staff, who played a major role in improving ties with North Korea, with a longtime confidant on Tuesday as part of a [...]
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Kim seeks to up ante with Xi summit: analysts

Kim seeks to up ante with Xi summit: analysts

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s surprise trip to China could herald a new round of summitry on and about the peninsula, analysts say, but may also be an attempt to [...]
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N Korea warns US to stop ‘meddling’ in its affairs with Korea

N Korea warns US to stop ‘meddling’ in its affairs with Korea

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea sent a warning to the US on Thursday to avoid “meddling” in its affairs with South Korea and criticised Washington’s “unreasonable [...]
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N. Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

N. Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 2:33 PM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday on an unannounced visit for talks with President Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for an expected second [...]
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Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs to 126

Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs to 126

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:27 AM

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said on Sunday (January 6), adding landslides caused by [...]
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Southeast Asia has major doubts about US reliability in the region, but still wary of China: survey

Southeast Asia has major doubts about US reliability in the region, but still wary of China: survey

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:26 AM

A poll of more than 1,000 Southeast Asian experts, analysts and business leaders has laid bare the concerns of a region trying to find its way amid the rise of China and the [...]
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Trump says US, N Korea ‘negotiating’ on location for next Kim summit

Trump says US, N Korea ‘negotiating’ on location for next Kim summit

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:23 AM

US President Donald Trump said Sunday negotiations are underway on the location of his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while remaining evasive on its [...]
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Thai protesters urge military to honour February election date

Thai protesters urge military to honour February election date

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of anti-junta activists gathered in Thailand Sunday to call for the military government to honour a long-anticipated election set for February 24, as rumours abound of [...]
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