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Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making his second trip this year to Vietnam, and it’s a sign of how much the Trump administration is trying to counter China’s [...]
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Mattis is making his 2nd visit to Vietnam in less than a year a sign of how much the US wants to counter China

Mattis is making his 2nd visit to Vietnam in less than a year a sign of how much the US wants to counter China

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China’s [...]
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Three from Burma killed in Camerons landslide

Three from Burma killed in Camerons landslide

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Three people died in a landslide this morning at Kampung Raja in Cameron Highlands, Pahang. “The victims from Myanmar were a male and two females,” Cameron [...]
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Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish Man’ schools childrenfor trash

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sitting in a building made from used tyres, plastic bottles and old sneakers, Cambodian student Roeun Bunthon jots down notes during an English lesson at the “Rubbish [...]
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Burma man gets jail for having obscene pictures in handphone

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar restaurant worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for keeping obscene pictures in his handphone. Magistrate Nor [...]
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From squalid refugee camp, Rohingya teen plans for higher ed

11-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At an age when many young Rohingya women have children, Rahima Akter has other plans. From the refugee camp in southern Bangladesh where she was born, Akter, a 19-year-old [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

10-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

09-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over [...]
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EU to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions, says Burma may follow

EU to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions, says Burma may follow

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The European Union told Cambodia on Friday it will lose its special access to the world’s largest trading bloc, and said it was considering similar trade sanctions for [...]
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India deports seven Rohingya to Burma despite UN protest

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India on Thursday deported seven Rohingya men to Myanmar, despite UN warnings that they faced persecution in a country where the army is accused of genocide against the [...]
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Mongolian minister sacked after official murdered

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mongolia’s transport minister has been sacked after an official was beaten to death inside his ministry’s building in an alleged job dispute, highlighting the [...]
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Cambodia jails 70-year-old in first conviction for royal insult

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court has jailed a 70-year-old barber for seven months over a violation of the country’s royal insult law, the first such conviction since the law was [...]
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Fast and seriousVietnam’s first domestic car manufacturer bets big

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making can be a ticket t o a more [...]
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India deports Rohingya Muslims to Burma

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

India on Thursday deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who [...]
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Burma torches $1.3m of illegal wildlife parts

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Elephant skins, clouded leopard remains and tiger bones were among a $1.3 million haul of illegal wildlife incinerated Thursday in Myanmar’s first ever public event of [...]
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