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Asean leaders likely to go soft on sea feud in Manila summit

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian leaders will express serious concern over territorial disputes in the South China Sea when they gather in an annual summit in Manila this week, but a draft of [...]
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Burma to resume peace talks with rebels in May

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Presstv.ir | 6:00 AM

The government of Myanmar says it will go to peace talks with ethnic groups next month in a fresh attempt to end decades of war in the country. Government spokesman Zaw Htay [...]
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Words about peace must be genuine and beneficial: Suu Kyi

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has said that when speaking about peace, the words must be genuine and beneficial to the public. She made her remarks at the Joint [...]
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How a two-week army crackdown reignited Burma’s Rohingya crisis

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In November, Myanmar’s army swept through Rohingya villages in Rakhine state. Hundreds of Rohingya were killed and some 75,000 fled to Bangladesh. The violence has [...]
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China ready to mediate between Burma, Bangladesh over Rohingya row

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the flight of minority Rohingyas, two Bangladesh foreign ministry officials said. [...]
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New mechanism needed to free Burma’s political prisoners

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

History was made this Thingyan New Year, but it largely went unnoticed. For the first time in decades a prisoner amnesty was announced, but none of those released were [...]
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Asean statement to go easy on Beijing over South China Sea dispute

Asean statement to go easy on Beijing over South China Sea dispute

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations would adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders’ summit on Saturday in Manila, and exclude references to [...]
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8 country leaders, Suu Kyi to attend ASEAN Summit

8 country leaders, Suu Kyi to attend ASEAN Summit

26-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

A total of 8 heads of government and one foreign minister will fly to Manila to attend the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit on Saturday, April 29. [...]
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Burma’s policy shifts towards major powers

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has made substantial shifts towards its relations with major powers comprising China, Russia and the United States. They are key regional players in Southeast Asia [...]
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Australia, New Zealand hit back at N Korea threat

Australia, New Zealand hit back at N Korea threat

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Australia and New Zealand stiffened their rhetoric against North Korea Sunday after the isolated state threatened Canberra with a nuclear strike, urging it to think twice [...]
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Policy shifts in Burma’s ties with major powers

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has made substantial shifts in its relations with major powers comprising China, Russia and the United States. They are key regional players in South-east Asia which [...]
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Burma Police Arrest Married Couple in Murder of Yangon Publisher

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | FRA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar police have arrested cargo ship officer Aung Ko Ko for the murder of magazine publisher Wai Yan Heinn, April 21, 2017. Photo courtesy of Yangon Police/Facebook [...]
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Why Vietnamese villagers are holding police hostage

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

Residents of a village outside Hanoi are holding policemen and officials hostage in a week-long stand-off over a land dispute. Local authorities have fled and residents now [...]
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Trump invites Vietnam’s prime minister to visit US

Trump invites Vietnam’s prime minister to visit US

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Nypost | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump has invited Vietnam’s prime minister to visit the United States, the Southeast Asian nation’s government said on its website Friday. [...]
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Vietnam punishes officials over Formosa incident

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party Secretariat said on Friday it was punishing four high-ranking government officials over the so-called Formosa incident, the government [...]
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