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State counsellor named a target on ‘IS threat’ list in Malaysia

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s government will monitor an investigation by its Malaysian counterpart into a hit list purportedly penned by a member or sympathiser of the Islamic State [...]
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Burma tourism boom set to bring 7.5M visitors a year

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Burma is hoping to lure 7.5 million tourists a year by 2019, an official said Tuesday, as the impoverished former junta-ruled nation emerges as one of Southeast Asia’s [...]
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Floods in Burma affect tens of thousands of people

Floods in Burma affect tens of thousands of people

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

More than 53,000 people have been affected by widespread flooding across Myanmar, with heavy rains from a storm in the Bay of Bengal sweeping across the country, an official [...]
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Burma government Official Requests More Manpower, Money to Fight Drugs in Shan State

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s deputy home affairs minister Major general Aung Soe on Tuesday requested additional police officers and funding to combat illegal narcotics in eastern [...]
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Burma workers at risk of exploitation during mass deportations from Thailand

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Globe | 6:00 AM

Following a registration drive for undocumented Myanmar workers in Thailand, the Thai government has expelled up to 10,000 immigrants. The deportation process, says a migrant [...]
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Donald Trump says he regrets not serving in Vietnam

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump, facing frayed relations with veterans groups, tried to show that he still had the support of veterans – and while doing so, might have managed to say [...]
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Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Hanoi may yet take Beijing to court. Will Vietnam follow the Philippines in legally challenging through international arbitration China’s claim to territories it [...]
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US to Host Political, Security Dialogue With Vietnam on Wednesday

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

US Principal deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Tina Kaidanow will host her Vietnamese counterpart as the two nations seek to develop closer bilateral [...]
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Thousands of jobless Asians stranded in Saudi

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of jobless Indians, Filipinos and Pakistanis are stranded and destitute in Saudi Arabia after the plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs, activists and [...]
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Ruling-Party Lawmakers Call For Tougher Action on Graft in Burma

04-Aug-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Ruling-party lawmakers in Myanmar’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday called on officials to step up efforts to carry out a three-year-old anti-corruption law, [...]
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Thai Authorities Arrest And Deport Thousands of Burma Workers

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have arrested and deported up to 10,000 Myanmar nationals working in the country as part of a crackdown on illegal immigrants during the last 10 days, an [...]
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Vietnam paternity twist in Cambodia’s ‘jungle woman’ tale

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese man has claimed he is the real father of a woman whose plight gripped Cambodia after she apparently spent 18 years living in the jungle, her adoptive family said [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi Poised to Carry out Difficult Reforms

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Frontera News | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s historic elections in November 2015 saw the electoral triumph of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) over the military that ruled the [...]
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Burma releases economic policy

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Only state-owned Sky Net and selected media groups were invited by the Ministry of Planning and Finance to attend the event. The policy said it aimed to foster long-term [...]
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Don’t underplay Asean’s role in regional security

Don’t underplay Asean’s role in regional security

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

The role of Asean in underpinning Asian security is vastly underestimated. To the security hard-heads this may seem a peculiar claim, especially in Washington where Asean is [...]
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