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Burma’s Suu Kyi pleads for national unity

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Press Herald | 7:04 AM

Myanmar’s embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, called for national unity Thursday and said she has created a committee that will oversee all international and local [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi Sets Out Aid Plan to End Rohingya Crisis

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:03 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi has set out plans for a new humanitarian project to enableMyanmar’sRakhineStateto emerge as a peaceful and developed region, which a close adviser said [...]
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Burma army opens probe amid reports of killings, abuse of Rohingya

Burma army opens probe amid reports of killings, abuse of Rohingya

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Dhaka Tribune | 6:47 AM

Myanmar’s military has launched an internal probe into the conduct of soldiers during a counteroffensive that has sent more than half a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing [...]
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Floods and landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

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

Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, officials said [...]
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Cambodia deports Chinese accused of operating online scam

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

Cambodia on Thursday deported dozens of Chinese citizens accused of extorting money from women in mainland China with threats to circulate naked images of them online. Gen. [...]
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Budding Typhoon Khanun to target southern China, threatens to worsen Vietnam flood disaster

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

Tropical Storm Khanun will further strengthen and take aim at southernmost China and flood-ravaged northern Vietnam Sunday into Monday. Khanun crossed the northern tip of the [...]
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India, Bangladesh and Burma put on alert for tropical cyclone threat next week

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

There is concern that a tropical cyclone will brew in the Bay of Bengal next week with potential impacts to eastern India, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Typical monsoon showers and [...]
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Burma strives to promote fishery sector by opening university, boosting cooperation

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Myanmar authorities are striving to open a fishery university for development of its fishery sector following the parliament’s approval for such move. At a meeting of [...]
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Burma takes another step to join EU-led forest protection agreement

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has taken another step to join a EU-led agreement to combat illegal logging and forest management, which will eventually help ease timber exports to the European [...]
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UN and Burma: Working together in Rakhine State

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Within the region, the crisis in Rakhine represents one of the biggest challenges for the United Nations, particularly for UN officials who reside here. They are caught in [...]
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Trapped Rohingya Muslims in Burma get first substantial food aid in months

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

Rohingya Muslim villagers cut off from food and threatened by Buddhist neighbours in Myanmar’s violence-racked Rakhine state received their first substantial food [...]
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UN rights office urges Burma’s Suu Kyi to ‘stop the violence’

UN rights office urges Burma’s Suu Kyi to ‘stop the violence’

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

A senior United Nations human rights official called on Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday to stop the violence and discrimination against the Muslim Rohingya [...]
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UN Security Council to hear Kofi Annan brief on Burma

UN Security Council to hear Kofi Annan brief on Burma

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

The Security Council will on Friday hold an informal meeting on Myanmar to hear former UN chief Kofi Annan provide details of a report on the plight of Rohingya Muslims, [...]
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Brutal Burma army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya returnUN

Brutal Burma army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya returnUN

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

Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and villages to prevent them from [...]
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Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

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

Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, the disaster prevention agency said [...]
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