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Bangladesh university suspends student for being Rohingya

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Bangladesh university has suspended a student for being Rohingya, officials said Sunday, as impatience with the refugees grows following a second failed attempt to [...]
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India challenging China’s influence in the South China Sea with outreach to Russia and other regional powers, analysts say

India challenging China’s influence in the South China Sea with outreach to Russia and other regional powers, analysts say

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

India is challenging Chinese influence in the South China Sea with its outreach to regional powers, including Russia, with which it has agreed to launch a maritime route that [...]
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Asia’s beaches go quiet as Chinese tourists stay home

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

From quiet beaches in Bali to empty rooms in Hanoi’s hotels, pangs from China’s economic malaise and weakening yuan are being felt across Southeast Asia’s [...]
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Vietnam culls 4.7 million pigs as African swine fever spreads

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has culled about 4.7 million pigs to contain an outbreak of African swine fever that has spread to all 63 provinces in the Southeast Asian country, an official said [...]
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Asean steers between two powers with joint US military exercise in South China Sea

Asean steers between two powers with joint US military exercise in South China Sea

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | outh China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Asean’s first joint exercise with the US, which wrapped up on Friday, is the latest effort by the Asian bloc to rebalance its military engagement with Beijing and [...]
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Monkey business: Vietnam macaque island draws touristsand criticism

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Menacing macaques snatch bags of crisps, water bottles, cookies and crackers from uneasy tourists on Vietnam’s Monkey Island, a popular attraction decried as cruel by [...]
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US voices concern over Burma army’s lawsuit against religious leader

US voices concern over Burma army’s lawsuit against religious leader

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army’s filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told President Donald Trump the [...]
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UN rights investigator on Burma lambasts Suu Kyi

UN rights investigator on Burma lambasts Suu Kyi

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has washed her hands of the Rohingya crisis, a UN rights investigator said Tuesday ahead of a meeting between South [...]
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Vietnam ex-minister took $3m in bribes in MobiFone case: police

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Police in Vietnam have accused a former information minister of taking $3 million in bribes in connection with a controversial deal at state telecoms firm MobiFone, state [...]
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Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country’s southeast, an [...]
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Malaysia’s Mahathir begins state visit to Cambodia

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s prime minister arrived in Cambodia on Monday to strengthen ties and witness the signing of several agreements. Mahathir Mohamad will meet with Cambodian [...]
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Warships and aircraft ready for first US-Asean maritime drills

Warships and aircraft ready for first US-Asean maritime drills

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Eight warships, four aircraft and more than a thousand personnel from the US, Southeast Asian countries join the drill. Eight warships, four aircraft and more than 1,000 [...]
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Myanmar army says to punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe

Myanmar army says to punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:16 AM

Myanmar’s army will court-martial soldiers after a new finding in an inquiry into atrocities in Rakhine state, from which more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a 2017 [...]
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Uncle Ho’s minders: The protectors of Vietnam’s embalmed leader

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The task of safeguarding the embalmed corpse of Vietnam’s revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh is gruelling: carefully-selected riflemen work around the clock, watching [...]
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Asian stocks rebound on US-China trade hopes

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

Asian stocks rebounded Friday on hopes US-Chinese talks next month might produce progress toward ending a costly tariff war over trade and technology. Benchmarks in Shanghai, [...]
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