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A distant vision for Burma’s industrial future

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Every morning hundreds of cars, trucks and other vehicles carrying factory workers squeeze into a two-lane bridge across Yangon’s Bago river. The buzz of industrial [...]
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Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Burma

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Burma

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar’s offer to return home, an official [...]
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Cambodia explosion: British teacher among several injured as illegal petrol station bursts into flames

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

A British teacher and her American friend were seriously injured after an illegal petrol station exploded in Cambodia as they rode past on a motorcycle. Zoe Eleftheriou, 22, [...]
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Cambodia to ban online gambling, cites threat to social order

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodia said on Sunday it is banning online gambling, which helped propel a wave of Chinese investment in casinos in the country, saying that the industry had been used by [...]
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Correction: Burma-Asean story

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that Myanmar’s government must pursue justice for alleged human rights abuses against the Muslim Rohingya minority so [...]
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‘Until her bones are broken’: Burma activists fight to outlaw domestic violence

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She hadn’t looked after [...]
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Cambodia-European Union trade deal is on the chopping block

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Accusations of human rights abuse by the Cambodian government may force the end of a preferential trade agreement. Two sisters sit on the tile floor of a small bare room. [...]
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At least 14 dead in unprecedented rebel attack on Burma military town

At least 14 dead in unprecedented rebel attack on Burma military town

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At least 14 people have been killed in ongoing fighting Thursday between Myanmar’s military and rebels who mounted a series of attacks, including an unprecedented [...]
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Burma rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy

Burma rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s military was Thursday fighting rebels who mounted an unprecedented strike at an army academy killing at least one, apparently in retaliation for massive drug [...]
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New report: Proposed Burma dam could displace thousands

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands Some worry that despite financial and social costs, much of the electricity proposed dam will generate will be [...]
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Burma landslide kills 41, many more feared missing

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 41, an official said late Saturday, as emergency workers continued for a second [...]
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Burma troops help flood rescue after landslide kills 51

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar troops deployed to flood-hit parts of the country on Sunday to help with relief efforts after rising waters left thousands stranded and the death toll from a [...]
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Burma battles rising floodwaters after landslide kills 52

Burma battles rising floodwaters after landslide kills 52

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar troops and emergency responders scrambled to provide aid in flood-hit parts of the country Sunday after rising waters forced residents to flee by boat and a landslide [...]
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Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 34, an official said Saturday, as emergency workers continued a desperate [...]
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Donald Trump’s ‘real threat’ of Vietnam tariffs sends ripples of anxiety through Southeast Asian nation

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Steven Yang had been considering moving his mattress factory from China’s manufacturing heartland of Guangdong to Vietnam for some years, because despite increasing the [...]
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