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Tanjung Sepat fire victims had just returned from family trip to Vietnam

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Grandparents Chia Tee Nang and Lim Mai Shak, who were killed in a pre-dawn fire along with their two grandsons today, had just returned from a holiday in Vietnam. Lim’s [...]
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Two Reuters reporters arrested in Burma: govt

Two Reuters reporters arrested in Burma: govt

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Reuters news agency said it was “outraged” by the arrest of two of its journalists in Myanmar Wednesday and accused authorities of an attack on press freedoms, as [...]
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Two Reuters journalists arrested in Burma, face official secrets charges

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s government said on Wednesday that police had arrested two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The reporters had been working on stories about a [...]
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21 Rohingya women detail horrific rapes by Burma soldiers

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | 41nbc | 6:00 AM

They tied her mouth with her own headscarf. And then three of the men held her down while the other man raped her. The attack lasted for hours; all four of the men raped her. [...]
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Burma approves local telecom company to trade on Yangon Stock Exchange

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) has approved TMH Telecom Public Co.,Ltd as the fifth listed company to trade on the exchange after scrutiny and deliberate listing [...]
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Reuters demands Burma release its 2 journalists

Reuters demands Burma release its 2 journalists

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Reuters news agency called on Myanmar to immediately release its two journalists who were arrested for possessing “important secret papers” obtained from two [...]
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MSF estimates more than 6700 Rohingya killed in Burma

MSF estimates more than 6700 Rohingya killed in Burma

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in the month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Based on surveys of refugees in [...]
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Burma’s rich and powerful using defamation to silence critics: report

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Defamation cases have rocketed since Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government came to power in Myanmar, a report said Monday, as the rich and powerful intensify their use [...]
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AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Burma’s armed forces

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset. It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their home, surrounded by the fields of wheat they farmed in western [...]
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What’s behind Vietnam’s corruption crackdown?

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s crackdown on high level corruption has led to the arrest of dozens of officials from state oil firm PetroVietnam and the banking sector. As well as shedding [...]
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Exclusive: Burma to delay law that would have allowed more foreign investment

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar will delay a long-awaited reform that would open the door further to foreign investment, two officials told Reuters, a move likely to disappoint cash-starved [...]
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What’s Next for Vietnam-Laos Border Cooperation?

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Both sides held another iteration of a key meeting designed to address ongoing border issues. Over the weekend, Vietnam and Laos held another iteration of a key meeting [...]
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What’s Next for Vietnam-Laos Border Cooperation?

13-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Both sides held another iteration of a key meeting designed to address ongoing border issues. Over the weekend, Vietnam and Laos held another iteration of a key meeting [...]
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Burma’s rich and powerful using defamation to silence critics: report

13-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Defamation cases have rocketed since Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government came to power in Myanmar, a report said Monday, as the rich and powerful intensify their use [...]
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AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Burma’s armed forces

13-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset. It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their home, surrounded by the fields of wheat they farmed in western [...]
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