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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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Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday as pro-democracy demonstrators rallied against the slowly tightening grip [...]
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No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

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

Hong Kong has not yet warranted any call for Beijing to send troops to the city for security purposes amid ongoing protests against the now-abandoned extradition bill, top [...]
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US and China seeking to revive trade talks: Trump advisor

US and China seeking to revive trade talks: Trump advisor

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

Washington and Beijing are working to revive pivotal talks aimed at ending the trade war that has roiled world markets, Donald Trump’s chief economic advisor said [...]
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US envoy in Japan, Korea amid deepening rift between neighbours

US envoy in Japan, Korea amid deepening rift between neighbours

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VaticanNews | 6:02 AM

A US-led effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons will continue this week as US envoy Stephen Biegun holds talks in Japan and South Korea, amid a deepening [...]
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HK readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

HK readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

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

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a [...]
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China hits out at Taiwan over asylum offer to HK protesters

China hits out at Taiwan over asylum offer to HK protesters

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of [...]
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Taiwan president tell China not to blame nonexistent forces for HK tension

Taiwan president tell China not to blame nonexistent forces for HK tension

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

On Monday (August 19), President Tsai Ing-wen urged Beijing and the Hong Kong government to resolve the civil unrest in Hong Kong properly instead of laying blame on a [...]
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Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of HK protests

Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of HK protests

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement took to the streets again Sunday for a massive and peaceful march. An estimated 1.7 million people a quarter of the territory’s [...]
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Violence poses conundrum to HK protest movement

Violence poses conundrum to HK protest movement

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

With a gas mask in her bag at Sunday’s peaceful rally, Hong Kong protester Kelly said she disagreed with the violence which has enveloped her city, but refused to [...]
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N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

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

North Korea on Friday bluntly criticised South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the US and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean [...]
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S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to focus on seeking ways to bolster the free trade order during a November special group summit with Southeast Asian nations, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday, as [...]
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Trump warns China against ‘another Tiananmen Square,’ says Tim Cook made ‘compelling’ tariff case

Trump warns China against ‘another Tiananmen Square,’ says Tim Cook made ‘compelling’ tariff case

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

President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a “very compelling argument” that the administration’s tariffs on [...]
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US-China Trade War: It’s Time For A Change In Strategy

US-China Trade War: It’s Time For A Change In Strategy

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

The June 29 truce in the trade war between the United States and China lasted just over one month. Thirty-three days after the presidents of the two countries met in Osaka, [...]
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Trump administration to go ahead with $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, angering China

Trump administration to go ahead with $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, angering China

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:00 AM

The Trump administration is pushing ahead with a $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter aircraft to Taiwan, a move expected to add further tension to already strained relations [...]
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