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Cambodia buying ‘tens of thousands’ of Chinese weapons: PM

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodia has purchased “tens of thousands” of weapons from China, premier Hun Sen said Monday, providing rare details of arms deals with Beijing just days after [...]
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New tropical storm threatens China and Vietnam

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

As seasonal rains continue to pound China, a tropical storm may soon make things worse. An area of low pressure is forming over the South China Sea, with the possibility of [...]
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Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernise the Southeast Asian country’s military [...]
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Vietnam seizes 125 kilogram of rhino horns, seven tiger carcasses

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kilogram (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-scale wildlife [...]
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Police among 18 feared killed in landslide at Burma jade mine

Police among 18 feared killed in landslide at Burma jade mine

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A landslide at a Myanmar jade mine killed 14 people including at least one policemen in the early hours of Sunday as earth and mud engulfed a guard post, and four people were [...]
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South China Sea: Vietnam extends operation of oil rig on Vanguard Bank as stand-off with Beijing continues

South China Sea: Vietnam extends operation of oil rig on Vanguard Bank as stand-off with Beijing continues

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said it has extended the work schedule of an oil rig on Vanguard Bank, showing no sign of backing down from a confrontation with Beijing over drilling operations in [...]
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Explainer: Competing claims make northeast Asian sea a flashpoint

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The wedge of sea between Japan, Russia, and the Korean peninsula became a new flashpoint this week, with a regional airspace dispute, a seized fishing boat, and missile tests [...]
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Satellite images show Burma’s ‘minimal preparations’ for Rohingya return: think-tank

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

Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighbouring Bangladesh, according to an [...]
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Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asiastudy

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, [...]
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Cambodia, China ink secret naval port deal: report

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

WSJ reports China has secured exclusive access to Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base, giving Beijing a new southern flank on the South China Sea Chinese armed forces will be [...]
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Survivors of deadly Laos dam collapse homeless a year on: report

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands are languishing in displacement camps in Laos a year after a dam break unleashed floodwaters and killed dozens of people in the impoverished state, a new report on [...]
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Dharma Dogs: Buddhist chants calm stray Burma mutts

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pumped out over speakers, Buddhist chants play for packs of stray dogs at a Yangon shelter in an unusual effort to calm them down as Myanmar struggles to control a ballooning [...]
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Beach hustle: Thousands pack popular Vietnam shore

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of daytrippers jostled for selfie space and elbowed their way to the sea at a popular north Vietnam beach over the weekend, with extra vigilant lifeguards watching [...]
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Vietnam calls for Chinese vessels to leave Vanguard Bank in South China Sea

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has called on China to remove a survey vessel and coastguard ships from disputed waters in the South China Sea, amid a tense stand-off between the two countries since [...]
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Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will be able to place armed forces at a Cambodian naval base under a secret agreement the two nations have reached, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, although [...]
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