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Bangladesh-Burma FS level meeting

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Thedailystar | 6:00 AM

ONE of the mechanisms of injecting momentum and dynamism into relations between the two neighbours has been the holding of meetings at the level of foreign secretary. The [...]
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Burma’s Great Power Balancing Act

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Following her recent participation in the Asean Regional Forum in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, which included bilateral meetings with counterparts from 11 countries, Indian External [...]
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Google tests using drones to deliver goods

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Google on Thursday said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com. Two years of [...]
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MoU signed between Pakistan, Philippines

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Tribune | 6:00 AM

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Zakaria Usman signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Philippine Chamber of Commerce and [...]
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Junk food makes rats lose interest in varied foods: study

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Researchers in Australia say a steady intake of junk food leads to a loss of rats’ natural appetite for a balanced diet, indicating that poor eating habits could lead [...]
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New Zealand PM brushes off dirty tricks row in TV debate

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister John Key dismissed allegations of dirty tricks in the New Zealand election campaign as a “distraction” Thursday during his first televised debate [...]
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Samoa’s prime minister calls on Abbott to forget budget and act on climate change

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Samoa’s prime minister has called on Australia to lift its focus from the federal budget and lead the way on climate change. “We do hope Australia’s… [...]
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India’s government is embarking on a whirlwind month of Asian diplomacy

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

INDIA’S restless prime minister, Narendra Modi, likes to brag that he sleeps for only three or four hours a night and replenishes his energy with yoga. He will need all [...]
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Afghanistan Is Not Iraq

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Afghanistan’s political impasse has renewed calls that the US revisit plans to pull its soldiers out of the country by the end of 2016. Look at Iraq, these critics say, [...]
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Impediments in India, Burma banking ties

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

Robust banking facilities between India and Myanmar have failed to take off on the lines it was planned initially. Although State Bank of India, United Bank of India and Bank [...]
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UN call for Aust aid over Burma crime

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NT News | 6:00 AM

THE United Nations is calling on Australia to back a $45 million ($A48.69 million) programme in Myanmar (Burma) to reform law enforcement and suppress drug trafficking and [...]
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Burma Targets Property Sector in Move to Combat Money Laundering

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Government authorities in Myanmar are zooming in on potential money laundering in the booming real estate industry as they investigate the investments of a former prime [...]
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New $480 million solar power project planned for Burma

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US investors will help finance a $480 million solar power project in Myanmar’s northeastern Mandalay region, which will ultimately provide up to 12 percent of the [...]
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Australia concedes nothing in agreement with Indonesia sparked by spying row

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Australia has given away none of its ability to spy on Indonesia with the signing of a new agreement to settle the nine-month old row between the two countries. Foreign [...]
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China And Vietnam Agree on Territorial Talks Amid Tensions

China And Vietnam Agree on Territorial Talks Amid Tensions

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam agreed to negotiate on their South China Sea disputes without backing away from territorial claims that have caused a rift between the two communist [...]
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