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Burma’s Muslims mark Ramadan out in the cold

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of Muslims stand in line at a mosque during a monsoon downpour in Yangon, waiting for a small portion of rice and curry to break their fast during the holy month of [...]
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Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump’s trade deal rebuff

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Every 45 seconds or so, a neatly wrapped VanHeusen dress shirt destined for a J C Penney store in the United States drops off a new production line at a factory north of [...]
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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi Is Not Doing the Press any Favours

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Geopolitical Monitor | 6:00 AM

Just as the National League for Democracy (NLD) led government in Myanmar completes its first year in office, questions are being asked in different circles whether Aung San [...]
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Burma govt expected to earn Ks 1.8 trillion from natural resources this year

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

State-owned enterprises extracting natural resources are expected to earn over Ks 1.8 trillion during the 2017-2018 fiscal year, according to this year’s budget [...]
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China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

State-run newspapers in Vietnam and China reported in recent days that senior military officials from the two countries would hold a fence-mending gathering along a border [...]
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Chinese general’s Unexplained Early Exit From Vietnam Visit Raises Concern Over Rift

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

A truncated visit this week by a Chinese military officer to neighbouring Vietnam has raised eyebrows among foreign affairs analysts who are questioning whether the incident [...]
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China, Vietnam Cancel High-Level Meeting Over South China Sea Disputes

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Not long after Chinese and Vietnamese state-run media announced that senior military officials from Beijing and Hanoi would meet, the arrangements fell through at the last [...]
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China-Vietnam meeting scrapped due to ‘reasons related to working arrangements’

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Fan Changlong, vice Chair of the Central Military Commission, cut short his visit to Vietnam this week for reasons related to working arrangements. The Chinese side decided [...]
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Burma forces kill 3 in raid on ‘terrorist training camps’: state media

Burma forces kill 3 in raid on ‘terrorist training camps’: state media

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar security forces have killed three people in raids on “terrorist” training camps run by Rohingya Muslim militants in the north of Rakhine state, state [...]
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Burma unsure of sending workers to Malaysia

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar government has not given a deadline for sending workers to Malaysia although the worker ban has been lifted for more than 6 months, according to officials of the [...]
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China banks freeze accounts of over 100 Burma merchants

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese banks have frozen the accounts of more than 100 commodities traders in north- east Myanmar in a bid to clamp down on smuggling and illegal online gambling. [...]
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Burma becomes fastest growing aid recipient in the region

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar are one of the two largest recipients of humanitarian aid to Southeast Asia and is the fastest growing aid recipient in the region, speakers at an aid conference [...]
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Desperate Rohingya seek new escape routes from Bangladesh

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Pulse.ng | 6:00 AM

In squalid camps in Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled violence and persecution in neighbouring Myanmar dream of a better life abroadand rely on [...]
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Three journalists charged with defamation in Burma

Three journalists charged with defamation in Burma

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Cpj.org/ | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Myanmar should immediately drop all criminal proceedings against three journalists charged with defamation and should strike all criminal defamation laws from [...]
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Burma ship recovers black box from crashed plane

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar ship has retrieved the black box of a plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board, the army said late Sunday, raising hopes of discovering the [...]
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