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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gives U.S. to year-end to become more flexible

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gives U.S. to year-end to become more flexible

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:09 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of reviving tensions, and he is only interested in meeting President [...]
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Venezuela, China loom large as Pompeo begins LatAm tour

Venezuela, China loom large as Pompeo begins LatAm tour

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:06 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a four-nation tour of Latin American allies Friday, arriving in Paraguay after talks in Santiago with Chile’s President [...]
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F-35A crash: Japan’s defense minister addresses security concerns, procurement plans

F-35A crash: Japan’s defense minister addresses security concerns, procurement plans

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

Japan has started combing the seafloor of the Pacific Ocean for the wreckage of its F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, two days after the aircraft crashed into waters [...]
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Japan court extends ex-Nissan chief Ghosn’s detention

Japan court extends ex-Nissan chief Ghosn’s detention

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The disgraced former Nissan CEO, who faces allegations of financial misconduct, will remain in detention until April 22. A Japan court ruled on Friday that Carlos Ghosn will [...]
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N Korean leader open to third Trump summit: KCNA

N Korean leader open to third Trump summit: KCNA

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing meet with US President Donald Trump a third time if Washington comes to the table with the “right attitude”, state [...]
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Anti-graft group says Malaysia making progress in media freedom

Anti-graft group says Malaysia making progress in media freedom

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malaymail | 6:00 AM

Anti-graft group, Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4), today said that media freedom in the country has improved since May last year. Its executive director, [...]
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Inside Indonesia’s ‘fake news’ war room, fighting political hoaxes in election season

Inside Indonesia’s ‘fake news’ war room, fighting political hoaxes in election season

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

For a facility named the War Room, it is awfully quiet and calm. It’s where a team of young Indonesians troll the web for the fake and flagrant. Most of them work in [...]
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Korea lands $1B submarine contract with Indonesia

Korea lands $1B submarine contract with Indonesia

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

South Korea was awarded a $1.02 billion contract to deliver three 1,400-tonne submarines to Indonesia, according to multiple press reports. Seoul’s Defense Acquisition [...]
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Strong earthquake hits Indonesia, triggering brief tsunami warning

Strong earthquake hits Indonesia, triggering brief tsunami warning

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Authorities warn considerable damage to poorly built structures possible in Sulawesi from 6.8-magnitude quake A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake has rocked eastern Indonesia, [...]
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US and Philippine troops are training to repel an island invasion amid South China Sea tensions

US and Philippine troops are training to repel an island invasion amid South China Sea tensions

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taskand Purpose | 6:00 AM

US and Philippine troops have reportedly been training for a potential island invasion scenario, which is a real possibility as tensions rise in the disputed South China Sea. [...]
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How a Long Abortion Rights Crusade Got Korea’s 65-Year Ban Overturned

How a Long Abortion Rights Crusade Got Korea’s 65-Year Ban Overturned

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Slate | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Constitutional Court overturned a 65-year-old ban on abortion in a 72 vote on Thursday. “Criminalising a woman who undergoes abortion of her own [...]
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Taiwan: Tension with China Strengthens Ties with the US

Taiwan: Tension with China Strengthens Ties with the US

15-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Unpo | 6:00 AM

A US delegation led by House Speaker Paul Ryan arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday, 10 April 2019, to mark the 40th anniversary of the US Taiwan Relations Act. While the relations [...]
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Japanese F-35 investigators, baffled by the crash, face a daunting salvage operation ahead

Japanese F-35 investigators, baffled by the crash, face a daunting salvage operation ahead

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taskandpurpose | 6:00 AM

Two days after one of Japan’s F-35 stealth fighters plunged into the Pacific and no closer to finding out why it happened, investigators face a daunting task to recover [...]
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Philippine, US troops train for invasion scenario on island adjacent to South China Sea

Philippine, US troops train for invasion scenario on island adjacent to South China Sea

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Philippine and US troops on Wednesday (April 10) conducted their first joint airfield seizure drill on an island adjacent to the South China Sea, aimed at helping the [...]
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Pyongyang replaces nominal head of state: KCNA

Pyongyang replaces nominal head of state: KCNA

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has replaced its long-serving nominal head of state with a close aide to leader Kim Jong Un who was placed on a US sanctions list last year for alleged human [...]
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