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China’s Dam Problem With Burma

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

China is a big fan of dams. Indeed, over the last 50 years, the country has constructed more dams than all other countries combined. But there is one dam that China never [...]
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Suu Kyi’s White House Visit to Test Obama’s Asia Pivot

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Trip cements former dissident’s role as Myanmar’s de facto leader; question of sanctions likely to arise Aung San Suu Kyi will visit President Barack Obama at the [...]
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Burma, Vietnam learn Korea’s legislative policies

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

A growing number of Southeast Asian nations are seeking to take a cue from South Korea in upgrading their legislative policies by strengthening cooperation with the [...]
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Indonesia to buy 300000 tonnes of rice from Burma

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has entered an agreement with Myanmar to buy 300,000 tonnes of rice from the latter, more than half the amount of 500,000 tonnes that Myanmar reserves for export, [...]
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Burma exports 1000 tonnes of rice to EU in a week

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Myanmar exported nearly 1,000 tonnes of rice to the EU market between August 21 and 27. The country exported 3,904 tonnes of rice, worth $ 1.484 million, to the EU and China [...]
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China, Vietnam Vow to ‘Maintain Peace, Stability’ in South China Sea

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc officially started his high-profile visit with Chinese officials in Beijing Monday, amid simmering tension over the [...]
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Vietnam to extradite Indonesian ‘pirates’ to Malaysia: reports

Vietnam to extradite Indonesian ‘pirates’ to Malaysia: reports

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese court on Monday agreed to hand over to Malaysia eight Indonesians who were arrested last year on suspicion of hijacking a Malaysian-flagged oil tanker, according [...]
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34 Malaysians fall for Aussie job scam

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

FOUR Malaysians, including two minors, have been detained by Australian Immigration officials after falling victim to fruit-picking scams. Bersih Sydney, in an article on its [...]
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Hungry for power, Burma bets on hydro in new energy plan

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Electricity-starved Myanmar is looking to overhaul its long-term power strategy, aiming to hike the planned share of hydropower in its energy mix at the cost of polluting [...]
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China, Burma strengthen trade, military ties

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Brics Post | 6:00 AM

China’s ties with neighbour Myanmar are rapidly improving. A statement from China’s Central Military Commission earlier this weekend praised the strengthening of [...]
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SBF leads first business mission to Burma under new government

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) will lead a six-day business mission to Myanmar from Monday (September 12), the first since President Htin Kyaw took office in March. [...]
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New Burma investment law is the ‘right move’

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

INTERNATIONAL lawyers have welcomed Myanmar’s new investment law, saying it will create a better investment environment for both local and foreign investors once [...]
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Burma: Marchers condemn ex-UN chief’s role in Rakhine

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Kofi Annan-chaired commission to advise government on Rakhine attacked again for having foreigner at helm Buddhist hardliners have taken to the streets of Myanmar’s [...]
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DPM Teo on 4-day official visit to Vietnam

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean, who is also Coordinating minister for National Security, will make an official visit to Vietnam from 11 to 14 September 2016. In Hanoi, [...]
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Vietnam PM pays first China visit

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is on a six-day visit to China, vowed Sunday to maintain a convenient and stable investment environment with the Association [...]
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