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Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Burma prison

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after [...]
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Burma can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK’s Hunt

Burma can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK’s Hunt

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Britain welcomed Myanmar’s release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said could open a [...]
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Pressured over media rights, Burma frees Reuters reporters

Pressured over media rights, Burma frees Reuters reporters

09-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists whose imprisonment for their reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses of Rohingya Muslims drew the world’s attention to curbs on freedom [...]
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In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya [...]
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Job disruption in AI era likely to catch Asian governments by surprise, says MIT report

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The speed and scale of the transition to artificial intelligence is likely to take Asian governments by surprise, potentially causing economic and social shocks, according to [...]
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Key facts about Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

08-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were freed on Tuesday months after being sentenced to seven years in jail on convictions under the colonial-era Official Secrets [...]
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George Clooney celebrating Brunei’s reversal on death sentence for gay men and women

08-May-2019 Intellasia | Cover Media | 6:00 AM

George Clooney was celebrating more than his birthday on Monday (06May19) after learning the Sultan of Brunei’s had backed down on his decision to impose the death [...]
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Timeline in case against two Reuters Burma journalists

08-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were released from prison Tuesday after spending more than 16 months behind bars for investigating atrocities against Rohingya [...]
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Two Reuters reporters jailed in Burma freed after more than 500 days

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Burma freed after more than 500 days

08-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after [...]
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Burma frees Reuters reporters jailed for Secrecy Act crime

08-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act over reporting on security forces’ abuses of Rohingya Muslims were [...]
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Burma frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

08-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global [...]
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Burma to release 6,500 prisoners in amnesty on Tuesday  president

Burma to release 6,500 prisoners in amnesty on Tuesday president

08-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar will release 6,520 prisoners in an amnesty on Tuesday, the president’s office said in a statement. President Win Myint pardoned thousands of prisoners in two [...]
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Burma Frees Reuters Journalists Imprisoned Over Coverage Of Rohingya Muslims

08-May-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

The government of Myanmar on Tuesday released two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for more than a year amid an international outcry over press freedom. Wa Lone, 33, [...]
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Brunei says it won’t enforce gay death penalty after backlash

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash [...]
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Two US warships sail in disputed South China Sea

Two US warships sail in disputed South China Sea

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US military said two of its warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Monday, a move that angered Beijing at a time of tense ties between [...]
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