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Powerful 6.8 Earthquake Shakes Central Burma

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Sanfrancisco | 6:00 AM

A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major [...]
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Beijing to hold more military drills in the disputed South China Sea

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | China Christian Daily | 6:00 AM

Tension once again increased among claimant countries to the disputed South China Sea, as Chinese military forces conducted live-fire exercises in the Gulf of Tonkin (a body [...]
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26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Rescue workers surveyed the damage Thursday after a powerful earthquake shook Myanmar, killing at least four people and damaging 185 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former [...]
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Burma sends police, soldiers to protect ancient temples damaged in quake

Burma sends police, soldiers to protect ancient temples damaged in quake

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar sent truckloads of soldiers and squadrons of police to protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan on Thursday, a day after [...]
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Vietnam seeks support for ‘maritime freedom’

Vietnam seeks support for ‘maritime freedom’

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

France and other countries should help to keep the peace in the disputed South China Sea, Vietnam’s president told AFP Wednesday, as unease grows over China’s [...]
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Powerful quake hits Burma, damaging famed Bagan temples

Powerful quake hits Burma, damaging famed Bagan temples

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging nearly 200 pagodas in the famous ancient capital of Bagan, [...]
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Are the Earthquakes in Burma and Italy Related?

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | National Geographic | 6:00 AM

Earthquakes devastated both Italy and Myanmar early Wednesday. Though the quakes were similarly sized – magnitude 6.2 in Italy and magnitude 6.8 in Myanmar – the [...]
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Italy, Burma quakes show Earth’s seismic volatility

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

The powerful earthquakes that rocked Italy and Myanmar only hours apart Wednesday were in no way related, but show just how seismically volatile our planet is. Earth is [...]
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Suu Kyi and China: Who is playing whom?

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Myanmar State Counsellor and Foreign minister Aung San Suu Kyi’s landmark state visit to China that ended on Sunday was watched with great interest in Myanmar and [...]
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Two young girls among three killed as earthquake of 6.8 magnitude strikes Burma, destroys ancient temples and shakes buildings in Thailand, India and Bangladesh

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging some 60 pagodas in the famous ancient city of Bagan, [...]
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UN relief wing monitoring situations in Italy and Burma after strong earthquakes

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | UN | 6:00 AM

In the wake of powerful earthquakes today in Italy and Myanmar, the United Nations relief wing is monitoring the situations, and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s [...]
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China-America military chess game escalates

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Mercury | 6:00 AM

I HAVE previously written that China did not accept, or respect, the ruling from the International Court, made on July 12, concerning the sovereignty of the South China Sea. [...]
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Vietnam seeks help to ease S. China Sea tensions

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

France and other countries should help to keep the peace in the disputed South China Sea, Vietnam’s President said yesterday, as unease grows over China’s [...]
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In South China Sea, Beijing Acts Out Its Own Manifest Destiny

26-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

I was visiting the Dry Tortugas, a collection of islands, sand bars and reefs 70 miles east of Key West, and, curiously, the first thing that came to mind was the South China [...]
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Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

25-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 8:45 AM

Rescue workers surveyed the damage Thursday after a powerful earthquake shook Myanmar, killing at least four people and damaging 185 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former [...]
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