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Vatican and Burma establish diplomatic relations

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

The Vatican and Myanmar established full diplomatic relations on Thursday in the latest step in the former pariah Asian state’s rehabilitation by the international [...]
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Tillerson urges Asean to cut N Korea funding, minimise ties

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

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Thursday to do more to help cut funding streams for North Korea’s nuclear and missile [...]
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Burma coal plant growth could kill 280,000: study

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

Myanmar’s plans to grow the country’s desperately needed but polluting coal-fired power plants could kill more than a quarter of a million people in the coming [...]
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Unilever thinks Burma could be the next Vietnam, announces joint venture

09-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Unilever (Jakarta Stock Exchange: UNVR-ID) is entering a joint venture with Europe & Asia Commercial (EAC) Ltd in Myanmar in an effort to hedge a bigger foothold in the [...]
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Tillerson ‘Emphatic’ About Need to Halt South China Sea Buildup

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered an “emphatic” message to foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations that militarisation and construction in the [...]
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Asean nations spurn US plea to cut ties with N Korea

Asean nations spurn US plea to cut ties with N Korea

08-May-2017 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Asean nations have given a lukewarm response to a US appeal for them to “minimise” ties with North Korea, prompting analysts to predict Washington will see little [...]
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China seeks up to 85pct stake in strategic port in Burma

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

China is looking to take a stake of up to 85 percent in a strategically important sea port in Myanmar, according to documents reviewed by Reuters, in a move that could [...]
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Vatican and Burma establish diplomatic relations

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

The Vatican and Myanmar established full diplomatic relations on Thursday in the latest step in the former pariah Asian state’s rehabilitation by the international [...]
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Tillerson urges Asean to cut N Korea funding, minimise ties

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

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Thursday to do more to help cut funding streams for North Korea’s nuclear and missile [...]
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Burma coal plant growth could kill 280,000: study

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

Myanmar’s plans to grow the country’s desperately needed but polluting coal-fired power plants could kill more than a quarter of a million people in the coming [...]
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Unilever thinks Burma could be the next Vietnam, announces joint venture

06-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Unilever (Jakarta Stock Exchange: UNVR-ID) is entering a joint venture with Europe & Asia Commercial (EAC) Ltd in Myanmar in an effort to hedge a bigger foothold in the [...]
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Tillerson ‘Emphatic’ About Need to Halt South China Sea Buildup

Tillerson ‘Emphatic’ About Need to Halt South China Sea Buildup

06-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered an “emphatic” message to foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations that militarisation and construction in the [...]
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Burma police hunt scavengers who found huge jade boulder

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

Police are hunting five gem scavengers who discovered a huge jade boulder at a mine in northern Myanmar after a senior regulatory official accused them of leading an attempt [...]
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The Guardian view on Burma: some humans have more rights than others

05-May-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

When Aung San Suu Kyi was finally able to collect her Nobel peace prize in 2012, the committee’s chair described how her “firmness of principle” in the [...]
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Showdown in the South China Sea: China’s artificial islands explained

Showdown in the South China Sea: China’s artificial islands explained

05-May-2017 Intellasia | Digital Trends | 6:00 AM

Extending south of China and ringed in by the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, and Malaysia is a 1.35 million-square-mile body of water known as the South China Sea. If it truly [...]
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