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Tuk-tuks and flags as Cambodia opposition eyes bellwether local polls

Tuk-tuks and flags as Cambodia opposition eyes bellwether local polls

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tuk-tuks blaring pop music and flag-waving supporters of Cambodia’s embattled opposition led a rally on Saturday for upcoming local elections, a bellwether for efforts [...]
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Framework for agreement on S. China Sea Code of Conduct finalised soon

23-May-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Asean is hoping to finalise the framework of an agreement on the Code of Conduct on South China Sea-related issues with China this year. Foreign minister Datuk Seri Anifah [...]
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Vietnam maintains deepwater fishing ban

23-May-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is maintaining the ban on deep-water fishing in four central provinces one year after a Taiwanese-owned steel plant discharged toxins into the sea and caused the [...]
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Burma widow jailed for throwing hot water on child servant

22-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar widow who threw boiling water on a 14-year-old servant leaving her with horrific burns has been jailed for seven years, a rare flicker of justice for the [...]
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Vietnam maintains ban on deep-water fishing in polluted area

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is maintaining a ban on deep-water fishing in four central provinces one year after a Taiwanese-owned steel plant discharged toxins into the sea and caused the [...]
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11 trafficked Rohingya Muslims arrested in Yangon

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar authorities have arrested 11 Rohingya Muslims who were smuggled from the troubled western Rakhine state to the country’s biggest city Yangon, an official said [...]
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Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A framework agreement between China and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea marks a potentially significant step toward [...]
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Burma’s army sues journalists for satirical article

19-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s military on Wednesday sued two local journalists using a controversial censorship law over an article they wrote criticising the top brass as fears grow over [...]
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Burma troops shoot dead four jade mine scavengers

19-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar soldiers shot dead four itinerant workers on Wednesday after they tried to enter a mine to search for gems cast aside by its military owners, according to a local MP. [...]
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Burma still talk of the town at WEF

19-May-2017 Intellasia | Frontier Myanmar | 6:00 AM

While China’s looming investment in the region was the hot topic at WEF Asean, many foreign businesses remain excited about prospects in Myanmar. DISCUSSION of the [...]
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As Burma Democratises, Women’s Rights Lag Behind

18-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Thiri Aung Tin said her boyfriend had persuaded her to elope, then locked her in a dark room for days on end. It was the start of an ordeal of captivity and verbal abuse that [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte says Turkey, Mongolia could join Asean

Philippines’ Duterte says Turkey, Mongolia could join Asean

18-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he would push for the inclusion of Turkey and Mongolia in a grouping of Southeast Asian nations, dismissing [...]
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Burma’s participation at Doha Forum praised

18-May-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Qatari Ambassador to Myanmar Hassan Bin Mohamed Rafei Al-Emadi has praised the Myanmar delegation that took part in the 17th Doha Forum held in Qatar on May 14-15 to discuss [...]
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China’s Xi offers help for Burma peace process

18-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday that China would continue to help the country achieve peace, and called for both sides to [...]
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Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader

18-May-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Questions have arisen about the anti-corruption campaign that saw the first firing of a Politburo member in 21 years. Within four days, Dinh La Thang suffered a fall from [...]
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