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Vietnam premier wants stronger US role in South China Sea

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Times of Oman | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s prime minister has urged a greater US role in preventing militarisation and island-building in the South China Sea, the government said on Tuesday, in a rare [...]
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South China Sea takes centre stage at US-Asean summit

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama and Southeast Asian leaders turned their attention to China on Tuesday on the second day of a summit intended to improve commercial links and [...]
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Vietnamese gather to commemorate border war with China

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than 100 people gathered in Hanoi on Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary of the start of Vietnam’s brief but bloody border war with China. Thirty seven years [...]
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Obama announces measures to deepen economic ties with SE Asia

Obama announces measures to deepen economic ties with SE Asia

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama has announced a package of measures designed to boost Southeast Asian economies, betting that the fast-growing region can be an ever more important [...]
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US Touts ‘Batman’ Ship as Obama Courts Southeast Asian Leaders

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order in the face of an increasingly assertive China. “If Batman had a [...]
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Burma’s insurgents fight on despite advent of democracy

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

On a freshly scarred battlefield, a diehard rebel army is facing off at gunfire range against a military that for decades has imposed iron-fisted rule over this Southeast [...]
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Obama, Southeast Asia leaders eye China and trade at California summit

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama gathered with leaders from Southeast Asia on Monday to strengthen trade ties and form a common stance over the South China Sea in a summit that the [...]
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Here’s Why President Obama Is Pivoting Toward Southeast Asia on Policy

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama’s so-called pivot in US foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific region is an attempt to deepen ties in a part of the world that amounts to a major [...]
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Obama calls for ‘tangible steps’ to lower South China Sea tensions

Obama calls for ‘tangible steps’ to lower South China Sea tensions

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for “tangible steps” to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, after a two day summit with Southeast Asian leaders [...]
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US-Asean strategic partnership must go beyond Obama’s presidency, says Najib

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

At a late-night press conference after Day One of the US-Asean summit here, Datuk Seri Najib was asked what he thinks would be the biggest take away from the landmark [...]
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Obama says Asean summit discussed need to lower tensions in South China Sea

Obama says Asean summit discussed need to lower tensions in South China Sea

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he and leaders of Southeast Asian countries meeting in a California summit discussed the need to ease tensions in the South China [...]
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Obama eyes US-Asean united front vs China

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | inquirer | 6:00 AM

In hosting the first ever summit between the United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on American soil, US President Barack Obama wants to send a [...]
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3000 displaced in violence in northern Burma state: UN

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Presstv | 6:00 AM

The United Nations (UN) says thousands of people have been displaced amid clashes between different ethnic rebel groups in Myanmar’s northern state of Shan. On Tuesday, [...]
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Will Burma’s Military Chief Stay On?

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Sources report that Min Aung Hlaing has been granted an extension of his term at a critical time in the country’s transition. Over the weekend, sources reported that [...]
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Burma’s new bourse: who is ready to list?

18-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Finance Asia | 6:00 AM

March will be a landmark month in Myanmar’s history, as military rules gives way to a democratically elected government. But the historic handover of power also marks a [...]
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