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Reuters chief says journalists jailed in Burma need the public

Reuters chief says journalists jailed in Burma need the public

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed last month for what Adler described as routine journalistic work. The Myanmar government claims they “illegally [...]
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Burma, Bangladesh meet amid doubts about Rohingya repatriation plan

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hamid Hussain, a 71-year-old Rohingya Muslim farmer, first fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in 1992. He went home the next year under a repatriation deal between the two [...]
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Why China won’t allow growing global outrage over Rohingya crisis to undermine the Burma regime

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Scroll.in | 6:00 AM

Beijing’s interests are a decisive economic influence in the country. As the Myanmar government’s violent policy towards its Rohingya Muslims drew increasing [...]
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Asia markets extend rally as HK eyes record

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian traders continued their blistering start to the year on Monday with most markets rising and Hong Kong within spitting distance of its record high, while the euro [...]
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What’s Next for Vietnam-France Military Cooperation?

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

On January 11, Vietnam and France held the second iteration of a defense dialogue that both sides had begun in 2016. The interaction put the focus on the security realm of [...]
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China, Burma to further military cooperation for border stability

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese Defense minister Chang Wanquan said Friday China is willing to strengthen military cooperation with Myanmar to maintain the stability in border areas. Chang made the [...]
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Japan’s Top Diplomat Takes Burma to Task Over Treatment of Rohingya

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono expressed serious concern to his Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over the plight of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence [...]
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China lavishes cash on ally Cambodia with eyes on the Mekong

China lavishes cash on ally Cambodia with eyes on the Mekong

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia, officials said Thursday, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ended a two-day charm offensive [...]
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Burma army changes tack with Rohingya killings admission

Burma army changes tack with Rohingya killings admission

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Some 655,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape a military crackdown in Rakhine state After months denying any wrongdoing, Myanmar has admitted its forces helped kill [...]
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US says Vietnam should have notified eight state firms to WTO

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States has notified the World Trade Organisation of eight Vietnamese firms it says should have been registered as state trading enterprises under the global [...]
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Vietnam seeks sentences for former PetroVietnam officials: media

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors in Vietnam were seeking long jail terms on Thursday for a former member of the country’s ruling politburo and a high-profile former official over losses of [...]
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China objects to Vietnam’s call for Indian investment in South China Sea

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

China today objected to Vietnam’s invitation to India to invest in oil and natural gas sector in the disputed South China Sea, saying it is firmly opposed to [...]
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Japan to provide $3 million to Burma for Rohingya return

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese’s foreign minister on Friday urged Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to guarantee the safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims who have [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi says army admission on killings a positive step

Burma’s Suu Kyi says army admission on killings a positive step

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday it was “positive” that the country’s military was taking responsibility for the actions of [...]
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Strong 6.0 quake hits central Burma, USGS says, no reports of damage

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit a remote region of central Myanmar early on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The shallow quake struck at a depth [...]
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