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Americans say political divisions as bad as Vietnam era

31-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Press Herald | 6:00 AM

Seven in 10 Americans say the nation’s political divisions are at least as big as during the Vietnam War, according to a new poll, which also finds nearly 6 in 10 [...]
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Big turnout at Burma pro-army rally defies Rohingya outcry

31-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Military songs rang out across downtown Yangon Sunday as tens of thousands rallied in defence of Myanmar’s army, an institution accused by the global community of [...]
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Army supporters, Buddhist nationalists march in Burma city

31-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

People marched in Myanmar’s largest city on Sunday to support the military, which has come under heavy criticism over violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of [...]
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Burma detains reporters on assignment for Turkish state TV

Burma detains reporters on assignment for Turkish state TV

30-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar police detained two journalists working for Turkey’s state broadcaster TRT and their interpreter and driver on Friday for flying a drone near the parliament [...]
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US seeks meeting soon to revive Asia-Pacific ‘Quad’ security forum

30-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States wants a meeting soon aimed at reviving a four-way dialogue between itself, Japan, India and Australia to deepen security cooperation and coordinate [...]
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China-Asean Naval Exercise Hopes to Build Rapport Among Rivals

China-Asean Naval Exercise Hopes to Build Rapport Among Rivals

30-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

China-Southeast Asian maritime exercises proposed for next year will ease a stalemated dispute over the South China Sea by letting adversaries meet one another’s [...]
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Southeast Asia, India turn to coal for power, imports expected to jump

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia and India are set to pick up the slack and drive global coal demand through 2040 as China cuts use of the fossil fuel to fight pollution, forecasts from the [...]
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Burma’s Rohingya crisis ‘spinning out of control’aid officials

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A combination of escalating violence, worsening health and poor access to conflict zones in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is fuelling a humanitarian crisis that is [...]
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Asean wants to steer clear of Sino-US rivalryGlobal Times

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines hosted the 11th Asean Defense ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and the 4th ADMM-Plus on Monday and Tuesday, attended by defense ministers from 10 Asean member [...]
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2017 Asean Trade Fair showcases F&B products

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Some 100 food and beverage (F&B) companies from the 10 Asean member countries are taking part in the ongoing 2017 Asean Trade Fair, themed “Taste the [...]
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Tillerson calls Burma army chief over Rohingya crisis

Tillerson calls Burma army chief over Rohingya crisis

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Myanmar’s army chief Thursday to help end the violence in Rakhine state that has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya [...]
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Tillerson tells Burma army chief US concerned about reported atrocities

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar’s army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine [...]
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Help Me! Boy cries as Rohingya boat fleeing Burma capsizes

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Across the churning black water of the ocean, Alam Jafar could see his frantic seven-year-old son gasping for breath. The boy was crying out louder than he ever had in his [...]
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China and Vietnam: from confrontation to accommodation

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Chair Mao Zedong once commented that China and Vietnam were as close as lips and teeth. While the description was consonant with the geographical proximity of the two [...]
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Desperate for news, Rohingya refugees tune in to ‘WhatsApp radio’

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

Sitting in his hillside grocery shop in a Bangladesh refugee camp, Rohingya Muslim Momtaz-ul-Hoque takes a break to listen to an audio recording on his mobile phone, while [...]
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