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China and Taiwan to Japan on alert for a new tropical development in the aftermath of Krosa’s deadly blow

China and Taiwan to Japan on alert for a new tropical development in the aftermath of Krosa’s deadly blow

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:02 AM

Following the deadly blow and torrential rain Krosa inflicted on Japan, a new tropical threat may brew in the Western Pacific Ocean next week. While AccuWeather [...]
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Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday (August 16) formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country’s capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, [...]
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Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

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

The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand’s largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out [...]
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Philippines Pushing Back Against Chinese Militia South China Sea Presence

Philippines Pushing Back Against Chinese Militia South China Sea Presence

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USNI | 6:02 AM

The Philippines have begun to push back against the strong and sustained presence of Beijing’s paramilitary ships in the South China Sea, calling the deployment of [...]
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Beijing says US blacklisting China’s largest nuclear power firm is ‘just an excuse’

Beijing says US blacklisting China’s largest nuclear power firm is ‘just an excuse’

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Beijing hit back at the US for adding China’s largest state-owned nuclear company to a blacklist, which essentially bars all American firms from selling products to the [...]
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Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in HK, Canadians held in China

Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in HK, Canadians held in China

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

US President Donald Trump and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau discussed the Hong Kong protests and the ongoing detention of two Canadians by the Chinese government, a [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong-un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ after test of ‘new weapon’

N Korea’s Kim Jong-un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ after test of ‘new weapon’

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Friday’s launch was sixth round of tests since late July, an apparent response to US-South Korea war games North Korea says leader Kim Jong-un supervised Friday’s [...]
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US’s N Korea envoy to visit Japan, Korea next week

US’s N Korea envoy to visit Japan, Korea next week

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

The US special envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearisation of North Korea, the State Department [...]
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N. Korea’s Kim supervised ‘new weapon’ test again: KCNA

N. Korea’s Kim supervised ‘new weapon’ test again: KCNA

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un once again supervised a “new weapon” launch, state media said Saturday, complicating efforts at denuclearisation ahead of next [...]
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HK tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers’ rally in rain

HK tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers’ rally in rain

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

Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fears that police could [...]
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Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib

Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib

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

Malaysia’s former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are [...]
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Indonesia’s Jokowi formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesia’s Jokowi formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:14 AM

President proposes in state of the union speech to parliament on the eve of country’s 74th independence anniversary. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has formally [...]
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N Korea fires two ‘unidentified projectiles’: Seoul

N Korea fires two ‘unidentified projectiles’: Seoul

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:09 AM

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on “foolish” calls for dialogue from South [...]
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At least 14 dead in unprecedented rebel attack on Burma military town

At least 14 dead in unprecedented rebel attack on Burma military town

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

At least 14 people have been killed in ongoing fighting Thursday between Myanmar’s military and rebels who mounted a series of attacks, including an unprecedented [...]
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Thousands of secondary students support school boycott as pro-democracy group Demosisto calls on them to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands

Thousands of secondary students support school boycott as pro-democracy group Demosisto calls on them to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands

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

At least thousands of secondary school students are set to boycott classes every Monday starting from September 2 if the Hong Kong government refuses to withdraw the [...]
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