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Cambodia’s ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission

Cambodia’s ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

Cambodia’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as the [...]
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US to expand visa sanctions on Cambodians in wake of ‘flawed’ election

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The US government will expand visa restrictions on some Cambodians seen as anti-democratic actors following the country’s July 29 election which Washington labels [...]
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Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

Cambodian leader Hun Sen has swept all seats in parliament after holding an election with no opposition, as the country settles into one-party rule and a government that [...]
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Special ReportWhy Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Burma

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told US senators that the social media site was hiring dozens more Burmese speakers to review hate speech posted in Myanmar. The [...]
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High Court orders Indonesian, Vietnamese charged with killing Kim Jong-nam to enter defence

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:27 AM

Two women of the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the older half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, were today ordered to enter their defence after the High Court here [...]
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Tropical Storm Bebinca to bring flooding rainfall to China, Vietnam this week

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:36 AM

Tropical Storm Bebinca will bring several days of heavy rainfall to parts of China and Vietnam this week. The storm, which is currently located between Hainan and Hong Kong [...]
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‘Hijab is like a key’Burma blogger battles bias with beauty campaign

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:36 AM

Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar usually keep a low profile for fear of intimidation, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, one of the community’s rare bloggers on beauty care, has [...]
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Belongings and belonging: the precious objects gathered by fleeing Rohingya

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:36 AM

The Rohingya had no time to consider what to take as Myanmar forces drove the Muslim minority into Bangladesh in a crackdown a year ago likened by the UN to ethnic cleansing. [...]
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Wider Image: ‘Hijab is like a key’Burma blogger battles bias with beauty campaign

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar usually keep a low profile for fear of intimidation, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, one of the community’s rare bloggers on beauty care, has [...]
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Cambodia launches crackdown on Chinese prostitution rings

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

Up to 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province, a Chinese investment hub, the provincial [...]
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Fire hits Burma hospital, patients evacuated on stretchers

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

A fire broke out in a hospital in Myanmar’s largest city of Yangon late on Monday, forcing staff to evacuate patients on stretchers and in wheelchairs, rescuers said. [...]
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Vietnam communist war hero turned dissident Bui Tin dies aged 90

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

sA Vietnamese former colonel and revolutionary war hero who became disillusioned with the communist regime and defected, becoming one of its most vocal and influential [...]
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Catalogue of abuse: seeking justice for the Rohingya

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Cross-legged in a windowless, almost pitch-black bamboo shack, the investigator pressed record on a video camera and asked the young Rohingya woman to describe the night the [...]
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Cambodia seizes record ecstasy haul hidden in pet food boxes

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Cambodian authorities seized nearly 100 kilogrammes of ecstasy hidden in pet food shipments from Germany, police said Monday, after charging a Chinese national in connection [...]
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Burma asks Bangladesh to stop aid to stranded Rohingya

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Myanmar has asked Bangladesh to stop providing aid to 6,000 Rohingya stranded on the border between the two countries since a military crackdown prompted a mass exodus of the [...]
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