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Taiwan president says island not intimidated by Chinese military drills

Taiwan president says island not intimidated by Chinese military drills

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Taiwan is not intimidated by China’s military drills this week, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after the latest Chinese military manoeuvres were denounced by a [...]
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Korea seeks to break stalemate in nuclear negotiations

Korea seeks to break stalemate in nuclear negotiations

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | SF Gate | 6:38 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he’s ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations [...]
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Trump, Pompeo brush aside Kim’s deadline for nuclear talks flexibility

Trump, Pompeo brush aside Kim’s deadline for nuclear talks flexibility

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

US President Donald Trump and his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday brushed aside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s demand for Washington to show more [...]
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Beijing tried to block Philippine military facilities on disputed island ‘over fears US could use them’

Beijing tried to block Philippine military facilities on disputed island ‘over fears US could use them’

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

China’s deployment of a large fleet of vessels to the Philippines-held Thitu Island in the South China Sea is aimed at blocking the country’s construction of [...]
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Philippines confirms death of Islamist group leader

Philippines confirms death of Islamist group leader

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Philippine officials on Sunday confirmed that a leader of an alliance of pro-Islamic State militants was one of four insurgents killed in a clash with the military last [...]
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Japan, China cover forced tech transfers and Huawei during talks in Beijing

Japan, China cover forced tech transfers and Huawei during talks in Beijing

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:38 AM

China and Japan held an expanded ministerial meeting on Sunday, focusing on economic issues ranging from trade and investment to better protection of intellectual property [...]
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US, Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism

US, Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

As optimism grows that the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, Japan kicks off its own negotiations with Washington from Monday, hoping to resolve some of the [...]
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First Chinese deepwater rig in South China Sea aims to supply LNG to Greater Bay Area

First Chinese deepwater rig in South China Sea aims to supply LNG to Greater Bay Area

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

A controversial offshore drilling platform has started deepwater operations in the South China Sea, which officials said would supply liquefied natural gas to the [...]
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Pompeo ‘confident’ US will continue ‘progress’ with N Korea on denuclearisation

Pompeo ‘confident’ US will continue ‘progress’ with N Korea on denuclearisation

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:38 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday he’s “confident” that the United States will continue its “progress” with North Korea on [...]
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Six more detained over China blast that killed 78

Six more detained over China blast that killed 78

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Police have detained six more suspects linked to a chemical plant blast in eastern China last month which killed 78 and left hundreds injured, local authorities said. The [...]
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Trade deal nears, but tensions are rising over China’s inroads into America’s backyard

Trade deal nears, but tensions are rising over China’s inroads into America’s backyard

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

While China and the United States are edging closer to a trade deal to end their protracted tariff war, the mutual distrust and geopolitical rivalry between the world’s [...]
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Indonesia election: Concerns over Prabowo Subianto’s human rights record a ‘five-yearly issue’, says Sandiaga Uno

Indonesia election: Concerns over Prabowo Subianto’s human rights record a ‘five-yearly issue’, says Sandiaga Uno

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Indonesian vice-presidential candidate Sandiaga Uno on Friday dismissed concerns about the human rights record of his running mate Prabowo Subianto, saying the accusation [...]
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Indonesia campaign rallies draw tens of thousands

Indonesia campaign rallies draw tens of thousands

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

About 100,000 people filled Jakarta’s main stadium Saturday for a huge rally in support of Indonesian president Joko Widodo, just days ahead of the biggest-ever [...]
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South China Sea WARNING: Philippines order Beijing to STOP endangering fishermen

South China Sea WARNING: Philippines order Beijing to STOP endangering fishermen

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Express | 6:38 AM

THE Philippines government have ordered China to halt any acts which could endanger the lives of their fishermen. President Salvador Panelo said doing so would “cause [...]
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It’s Time to End US Military Aid to the Philippines

It’s Time to End US Military Aid to the Philippines

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Truthout | 6:38 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody “War on Drugs” has now claimed over 27,000 lives — almost all poor and indigent people, including [...]
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