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Vietnam Communist Party on track for smooth power transition

Vietnam Communist Party on track for smooth power transition

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party was on track Tuesday for a smooth power transition after settling a power struggle between the party chief and the pro-business prime [...]
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Families raise health fears for jailed Burma activists

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Families of detained Myanmar student activists Monday raised fears over their deteriorating health, accusing authorities of failing to provide adequate care during months of [...]
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Suu Kyi meets Burma army chief as power transition looms

Suu Kyi meets Burma army chief as power transition looms

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar’s powerful army chief held fresh talks Monday on the country’s dramatic political transition, days before a military-dominated [...]
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Vietnam Begins New Political Era as Premier Rejected for Top Job

Vietnam Begins New Political Era as Premier Rejected for Top Job

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Reformist Vietnam prime minister Nguyen Tan Dungis not on the candidate list for the Communist Party’s next central committee, indicating his bid to move into a senior [...]
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Ending the Horror of Burma’s Abuse of Muslims

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The government of Myanmar’s departing president, Thein Sein, oversaw the systematic persecution of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority – a human rights [...]
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Burma’s Contradictory Message on Political Prisoners

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

January 25 Seven foreign firms are interested in bidding for Myanmar’s fourth telecoms license, a government official said on Monday, as the prospects of one of the [...]
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Foreign firms eye new Burma telecoms licence despite inexperienced partners

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

January 25 Seven foreign firms are interested in bidding for Myanmar’s fourth telecoms license, a government official said on Monday, as the prospects of one of the [...]
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Kerry to press Cambodia PM over rights, political freedom

Kerry to press Cambodia PM over rights, political freedom

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

America’s top diplomat, John Kerry, will meet Cambodian leader Hun Sen Tuesday with concerns over political repression and human rights topping the agenda as the [...]
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Burma’s incoming leader Suu Kyi holds talks with army chief

Burma’s incoming leader Suu Kyi holds talks with army chief

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks on the transfer of power with army chief Min Aung Hlaing, before a parliament dominated by lawmakers from [...]
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Vietnam’s Communist Party boss ‘to run unopposed’

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The general Secretary of Vietnam’s Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, will be the only candidate for the post at a party congress, state media report. It means his main [...]
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Vietnam Signals Leadership Shift as Premier’s Prospects Fade POSTED ONLINE

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s exiting prime minister is struggling in his bid to become Communist Party chief, raising doubts about how much the new leadership will advance his efforts to [...]
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Vietnam’s progressive PM Nguyen not nominated for party leadership

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s progressive prime minister was among preliminary nominations for the Communist Party’s central committee on Sunday, an official said, maintaining the [...]
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Laos Undergoes Communist Party Leadership Change

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Lao Communist Party has undergone a change in leadership during its 10th Party Congress, signaling the country’s future direction as it prepares to chair the [...]
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Kerry in Laos to discuss bomb legacy and Asean partnership

Kerry in Laos to discuss bomb legacy and Asean partnership

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry sat down Monday to discuss the deadly legacy of unexploded American bombs in Laos and China’s influence in Southeast Asia during a [...]
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India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam

India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Free Press Journal | 6:00 AM

India is all set to build a satellite tracking and imaging centre in southern Vietnam to provide Hanoi a full time access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites [...]
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