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Burma rebuffs US pressure on atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Humanosphere | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry used his official visit in Myanmar to raise the issue of the continued attacks carried out against Rohingya Muslims in the country. Nobel [...]
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Why Has Obama Lifted the Arms Sales Ban on Vietnam?

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

During President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam this week, he announced that, more than four decades after the end of the war and 20 years after the two countries [...]
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Young Vietnamese quiz Obama on rap, weed and good looks

27-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Barack Obama fielded questions Wednesday on everything from rap and weed smoking to his good looks at a lively meeting with young Vietnamese, who see the US leader as a far [...]
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Artisan Chocolates From Vietnam Fetch $72 a Pound in Japan

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Naoko Otsuka didn’t think twice about paying the equivalent of $23 for 5 ounces of chocolate. The dark-brown slivers of sweetness weren’t just a treat, the [...]
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Vietnam will be most affected by climate change: Barack Obama

Vietnam will be most affected by climate change: Barack Obama

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

Obama praised the country’s next generation of leaders for being more conscious of the environment and urged them to “do something about” climate change at [...]
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12 dead in Burma jade mine landslide, many feared missing

12 dead in Burma jade mine landslide, many feared missing

26-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A landslide in Myanmar’s northern jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and many more are missing, officials said Tuesday, the latest deadly accident to hit [...]
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Obama implores Vietnam to embrace human rights

26-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama urged communist Vietnam on Tuesday to abandon authoritarianism, saying basic human rights would not jeopardise its stability, after Hanoi barred [...]
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Cambodia’s royal oxen predict ‘bountiful’ harvest despite severe drought

26-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia may be suffering the worst drought for half a century but a ritual involving royal oxen on Tuesday nevertheless predicted a bountiful harvest this year. The [...]
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Obama raises human rights in Vietnam, calls for ‘peaceful resolution’ of South China Sea disputes

Obama raises human rights in Vietnam, calls for ‘peaceful resolution’ of South China Sea disputes

26-May-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama made a forceful case for human rights in Vietnam Tuesday during a speech in Hanoi and he called for the “peaceful resolution” of disputes [...]
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Burma army chief visits

26-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s armed forces commander-in-chief Senior general Min Aung Hlaing kicks off his three-day visit to Thailand today, where he will meet Privy Council president Gen [...]
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Russia unexpectedly loses India and Vietnam

26-May-2016 Intellasia | Pravdareport | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and India make a deal with the USA US President Barack Obama arrived in Hanoi to pay attention to issues of cooperation, economy and security between the two [...]
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Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate change

Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate change

26-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, US President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised the country’s next generation of leaders for being more conscious of the [...]
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Asean+3, EAS ties crucial to boost education: Mahdzir

26-May-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Education minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said today it is crucial for Asean+3 to establish a partnership with East Asia Summit (EAS) countries to expand cooperation in [...]
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On human rights, Obama finds Vietnam a work in progress

On human rights, Obama finds Vietnam a work in progress

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 8:42 AM

When President Barack Obama met with human rights advocates and other activists Tuesday, he spoke of the “remarkable strides” Vietnam was making on a range of [...]
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At least 11 dead in Burma jade mine landslide, many feared missing

At least 11 dead in Burma jade mine landslide, many feared missing

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Construction vehicles being used by workers at a jade mine in Hpakant, Myanmar’s Kachin State At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of [...]
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