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India, China troops in high-altitude clash: officials

India, China troops in high-altitude clash: officials

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said Wednesday, exacerbating tensions during a months-long stand-off between [...]
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Religious Freedoms Restricted in China, Burma, Vietnam: Report

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Rfa.org | 6:00 AM

Freedom of worship was harshly restricted again in China and Myanmar last year, with religious believers in China jailed and Muslims and Christians in Buddhist-majority [...]
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Why Tensions Are Rising Between Vietnam and China

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Foreign Affairs | 6:00 AM

In a sign of escalating tensions in Southeast Asia, Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi just canceled a bilateral meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Binh Minh. Since [...]
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Vietnam tells officials to avoid graft and live modestly

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Communist Party has set out rules for top officials with an emphasis on fighting corruption, avoiding nepotism and living modestly, the government website [...]
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Cambodia PM gives ultimatum to Laos over ‘border invasion’

Cambodia PM gives ultimatum to Laos over ‘border invasion’

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s prime minister on Friday issued a six-day ultimatum to Laos to pull back troops who have allegedly trespassed into a border area or face a military response. [...]
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India’s Military Said to Increase Alert Along Tense China Border

India’s Military Said to Increase Alert Along Tense China Border

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

India has increased its military alert along its eastern border with China, placing around 50,000 soldiers on notice amid an eight-week-long stand-off with Chinese troops [...]
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Burma National Human Rights Commission checks prisons

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) conducted inspections in the northern Shan State to determine the conditions of the inmates and find out about their [...]
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Singapore envoy contributes Burma democracy forum

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

Singapore envoy to Myanmar Robert Chua today called upon all elements of Myanmar society to work for a consensus on the road ahead for the country. Ambassador Robert Chua sat [...]
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Does China Want Peace in Burma?The Irrawaddy

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

China’s recent involvement in Myanmar’s peace process has caused people to question whether the country’s path towards peace is being shaped by its northern [...]
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Vietnam could be more serious threat to us in the South China Sea dispute

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Manila Times | 6:00 AM

VIETNAM rocked what would have been the normally uneventful meeting of Asean foreign ministers last week by unexpectedly asking the body to include in its communique its [...]
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UN Special Rapporteur: ‘Burma must show restraint’

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Yanghee Lee has expressed deep concern over reports that an army battalion has been flown into the country’s Rakhine state to help [...]
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Burma deploys more troops to restive Rohingya area

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN expresses alarm as government imposes curfew and sends more soldiers to violence-hit region of Rakhine. Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying more troops to [...]
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India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s military has increased operational readiness along the eastern Indian border with China, sources said, as neither side shows any sign of backing off from a [...]
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UN rights expert urges restraint in security operation in Burma’s Rakhine state

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reliefweb.int | 6:00 AM

A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm over reports that an army battalion has flown into Rakhine State in western Myanmar to help local authorities boost [...]
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US destroyer challenges China’s claims in South China Sea

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A US Navy destroyer carried out a “freedom of navigation operation” on Thursday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the [...]
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