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Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer their [...]
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‘No more survivors’ in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued Monday, as the death toll rose to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of [...]
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Asian travellers feel the crunch as smaller seats and less legroom appears to be the trend for region’s low-cost carriers Cebu Pacific and AirAsia

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Growing Asian airlines will shrink seat space even further and sacrifice legroom to squeeze more passengers onto planes, with experts predicting budget carriers are betting [...]
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Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100: police

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell [...]
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Dr M suggests international supervision of Rohingya returning to Burma

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Asean’s proposed joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034 will boost the region’s chances of getting it, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. Dr [...]
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Sights set on Indo-Pacific

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has finally offered its own version of the Indo-Pacific Strategy, which includes the bloc’s own vision for [...]
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Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Rescuers on Monday were continuing to search the rubble of a building that collapsed while under construction in a Cambodia beach town, killing at least 25 workers as they [...]
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South China Sea issues go beyond China’s claims, say experts

24-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:02 AM

The contentious South China Sea is not only under the threat of militarisation but also to its environment, with the potential to affect a hundred million regional [...]
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Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:41 AM

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million [...]
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Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Millions of pigs have been culled in China and Vietnam as a UN food agency urges Asian governments to make containing virulent African swine fever their top priority. With an [...]
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Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full “weaponry” of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless [...]
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Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever: OIE

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal [...]
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Pig disease spreading in Asia as nations struggle to stop it

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian nations are scrambling to contain highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting a million dead in an unprecedentedly [...]
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Living with the dead: Urban poor take over Cambodian cemetery

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Graveyards may traditionally be the eternal resting place for the dead, but one cemetery in Phnom Penh has become a place to stay for the living, as communities destroyed by [...]
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Ride on time: Recycled bikes get Burma kids to school

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education [...]
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