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By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 30th, 2016
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Geneva,Switzerland ( Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Switzerland’s prosecutors are seeking legal assistance from Malaysia after a probe into a government investment fund revealed “serious indications” that about $4 billion may have been misappropriated from state companies in the Southeast Asian nat...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 17th, 2015
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Hong Kong , China ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Obama administration’s announcement that it would sell $1.83 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, including two warships and antitank missiles, has drawn a swift rebuke from China, which threatened to penalize the companies that made the armaments a...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 2nd, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Problems with a glitch-prone rudder component and the way pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an Indonesian AirAsia (AIRA.KL) jet last year that killed all 162 on board, investigators said on Tuesday. The Airbus (AIR.PA) A320 ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Nov 7th, 2015
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Singapore ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China and Taiwan must not let proponents of Taiwan’s independence split them, China’s President Xi Jinping told Taiwan’s president on Saturday at the first meeting between leaders of the two sides since China’s civil war ended in 1949...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Nov 4th, 2015
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Hong Kong ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The presidents of China and Taiwan will meet on Saturday in Singapore, a spokesman for Taiwan’s president said early Wednesday. It would be the first such meeting since the Chinese Communist Revolution in 1949 that divided the two, in a prolonged and sometimes hos...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 23rd, 2015
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Look, there’s Serena Williams getting an award in New York. There she is in Harper’s Bazaar. There she is editing Wired magazine. Serena is every where every where — except on the tennis court. We won’t see her there again, it seems, until ...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Sep 14th, 2015
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This article by: David Vine aTomDispatchregular, is associate professor of anthropology at American University in Washington, D.C. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the au...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 31st, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Asia-Pacific security summit was briefly put on lockdown Sunday after police shot dead a local motorist who tried to flee a checkpoint in a car later found to contain drugs, officials said. The three-day Shangri-La Dialogue attended by US defense s...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 30th, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Singapore and Malaysia have discussed the need to cooperate and step up efforts to deal with the threat posed by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In a statement, the Ministry of Defence said the discussion was held during a m...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 30th, 2015
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New Delhi (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra has fired India’s highest ranking diplomat and replaced her with India’s ambassador to the United States, a day after a successful visit by U.S. President Barack Obama. Modi’s appointment of Subrahmanyam Jaisha...