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White House: Disputes over South China Sea must not involve ‘bullying’

White House: Disputes over South China Sea must not involve ‘bullying’

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama will deliver a tough message to China during a summit with Southeast Asian countries next week that disputes in the South China Sea must be resolved [...]
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Exclusive: US and India consider joint patrols in South China Sea – US official

Exclusive: US and India consider joint patrols in South China Sea – US official

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would [...]
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Four feared dead in Burma plane crash: Official

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four Myanmar military personnel were killed and one was seriously injured after a small air force propeller plane crashed shortly after take off in the capital Naypyidaw. [...]
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No Thai banks among 2nd round of Burma licensees

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

No Thailand banks were among 13 institutions that answered a call from Myanmar’s central bank for expressions of interest in a second round of foreign bank licensing [...]
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Tata Group set to focus on Vietnam, Burma

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

At least seven companies of India’s oldest conglomerate, Tata Sons, have zeroed in on Vietnam and Myanmar as markets that need to be penetrated into. Growing economies [...]
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Burma Journalists Slam New Restrictions on Covering Parliament

Burma Journalists Slam New Restrictions on Covering Parliament

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Recently enacted restrictions on press coverage of Myanmar’s parliament are hindering the work of reporters and must be removed by the time a new government takes over [...]
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Vietnam Gets Fifth Submarine from Russia

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Another one of Hanoi’s six Kilo-class subs arrives. Last week, the fifth of six Kilo-class submarines that Vietnam bought from Russia arrived in the Southeast Asian [...]
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Don’t forget about the communist tyranny in Vietnam

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The February 5 editorial “A balanced US-Asia summit” called Hun Sen of Cambodia a “tyrant,” Prayuth Chan-ocha “the general who overthrew [...]
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Cambodia arrests man wanted for Bangkok Spaniard killing

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The prime suspect in the grisly murder and dismemberment of a Spanish national in Bangkok was returned to Thailand Monday after his arrest in Cambodia, police said. Multiple [...]
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Burma presidential nominees to be named March 17

Burma presidential nominees to be named March 17

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar will not discover who its new president will be until at least mid-March, an official said Monday, as speculation swirls over who will serve as proxy for democracy [...]
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2 Cambodian kids die hitting discarded rocket with an axe

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Cambodian children have been killed trying to prize open a discarded rocket-propelled grenade with an axe, police said Monday. Nearly three decades of civil war gripped [...]
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Foreign Investors Look To Gain A Foothold In Burma

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Myanmar, which used to be run by a military dictatorship, is a hot market for foreign investors. A division of a US company is facing hurdles as it tries to set up a plant in [...]
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ADB, IFC to help extend mobile telecom services across Burma

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Finance Corporation – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group – are providing loans of $300 million to [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi could become Burma president after ‘positive’ talks – reports

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Negotiations between NLD leader and military to remove clause barring her from presidency reported to be going well Two pro-government television channels in Myanmar have [...]
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Burma Might Get a Woman President Before the United States Does

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Myanmar might get its first woman president before the United States does, even though the leading candidate – Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu Kyi – is, [...]
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