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Citigroup names Slaughter as head of Asia-Pacific investment bank

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Citigroup Inc has named Mark Slaughter as Asia-Pacific head of corporate and investment banking (CIB), the US bank said in a statement on Thursday. Slaughter was previously [...]
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India Rupee Rises Most in a Month on Fed’s Interest-Rate Call

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

India’s rupee strengthened by the most in a month after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pledged to keep interest rates low, supporting demand for emerging-market [...]
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IMF Stresses Efforts To Ensure Burma’s Sustainable GDP Growth

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stressed the need to ensure Myanmar’s GDP growth is sustainable and inclusive through the decisive implementation of policy [...]
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Burma: Anti-Muslim apartheid gains strength

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A campaign to isolate Muslims living under apartheid-like conditions is gathering steam in western Myanmar, driven by Buddhist activists emboldened by the country’s [...]
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China-Vietnam Meeting Does Little to Ease Territorial Tensions

China-Vietnam Meeting Does Little to Ease Territorial Tensions

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam exchanged sharp views Wednesday in their dispute over a Chinese oil rig deployed in contested waters in the South China Sea near Vietnam’s coast and [...]
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Asia exporters not catching typical lift from US recovery as China transformation weighs

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When the United States sneezes, Asia catches an economic cold, but when it recovers it’s a boon for the export-reliant region. That, at least, is how it used to be. [...]
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Burma rights festival cancels anti-Muslim unrest film

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Citing fears of fuelling sectarian tensions, Myanmar’s human rights film festival said it had cancelled the screening of a documentary about a friendship that crossed [...]
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As Burma’s Rakhine Buddhists gain strength, so does anti-Muslim apartheid

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A campaign to isolate Muslims living under apartheid-like conditions is gathering steam in western Myanmar, driven by Buddhist activists emboldened by the country’s [...]
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Australia tightens conditions for overseas aid

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia announced Wednesday it would place greater restrictions on foreign aid to recipient countries, with a larger role for the private sector and increased scrutiny of [...]
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Pakistanis flee tribal area as curfew eased

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Residents of a Taliban-infested region in northwest Pakistani where the military launched a major offensive began to flee on Wednesday after authorities lifted a curfew [...]
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World Cup highlights Asia’s illegal betting boom

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As teams battle for football glory at the World Cup in Brazil, the biggest winners from the tournament may be illegal bookmakers in Asia. Since kickoff, Chinese officer [...]
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Let Burmese choose their leader, says US

Let Burmese choose their leader, says US

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 7:26 AM

The United States has called on the Burmese government to allow citizens to “freely choose” their leaders. The remarks follow a decision last week by a [...]
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Fear at the border: Cambodian migrants flee Thailand

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a flight fuelled by rumours of killings and arrests, construction worker Chim Phon joined 180,000 fellow Cambodians in a mass exodus from Thailand and to an uncertain [...]
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Thailand, Cambodia agree to quash ‘rumours’ after worker exodus

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia has accused Thailand’s new military rulers of fomenting an exodus of migrant workers which it claimed had caused at least eight deaths and economic hardship [...]
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Why New Zealand firms will be investing more in Philippines

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

New Zealand Ambassador to the Philippines Reuben Levermore said the Philippines’ fast-growing business process outsourcing industry (BPO) represents an opportunity for [...]
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