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Burma rebuffs UN probe of crimes against Rohingya

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council’s decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, [...]
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Hollande seeks to boost ties with Asia in face of ‘isolationism’

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande called Sunday for efforts to intensify the relationship between Europe and Asia in the face of resurgent “isolationism”. He was [...]
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Security ready for Asean summit

Security ready for Asean summit

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has completed security preparations for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit on April 26 to 29 where the 10 leaders of the regional grouping are [...]
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Singapore, Vietnam ‘watching how things will develop’ on TPP: PM Lee

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Even as the United States has pulled out from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), both Singapore and Vietnam are “watching how things will develop” on the trade [...]
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China, Australia pledge closer trade ties

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China will open up wider to the outside world and work with Australia for greater development of bilateral economic and trade relations, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here [...]
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Singapore, Vietnam ink slew of MOUs in boost to ties

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Economic ties between Vietnam and Singapore are strong, and both countries are doing more to take them forward, including through further discussions over the liberalisation [...]
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Foreigner law hurting residential sector in Burma

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Confusion over a law allowing foreigners to buy condominiums in Myanmar is prolonging a slowdown in its residential property sector, highlighting the challenges of regulatory [...]
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WWF: Burma climate could change dramatically in 30 years

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Climate change resulting in higher temperatures, more precipitation, rising sea levels and extreme weather could happen in Myanmar from the 2020s to the 2050s, the World [...]
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Burma investigators visit Bangladesh, dismiss Rohingya refugees’ stories

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar government sent a 10-member delegation to Bangladesh to investigate the plight of Rohingya refugees earlier this week. However, several refugees say they envoys [...]
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Singapore, Vietnam ink 6 deals to expand economic ties

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

They include plans to set up more industrial parks, subsidiary bank Singapore and Vietnam signed six agreements yesterday to expand economic cooperation, underscoring the [...]
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Burma property market sluggish due to ambiguous law

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

The uncertainty over a law that permits foreigners to purchase condo units in Myanmar is extending a slowdown in the country’s housing market, reported Bloomberg. [...]
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Australian prime minister won’t choose between China and US

Australian prime minister won’t choose between China and US

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia does not have to choose between the United States and China, the Australian prime minister said Friday as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese. [...]
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Unicef decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Unicef on Wednesday condemned a company selling breast milk from “vulnerable and poor” Cambodian mothers to Americans, hitting out at the commercialisation of [...]
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Burma praises China for suspending rebels’ bank account

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s government praised China on Wednesday for suspending a Chinese bank account used by ethnic rebels fighting Myanmar troops, in a move to prevent potential [...]
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Killer of Cambodian government critic gets life in jail

Killer of Cambodian government critic gets life in jail

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court on Thursday jailed a former soldier for life for the brazen daytime shooting of a strident government critic, a killing that stunned the kingdom’s [...]
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