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Rohingya migrant boat lands in Indonesia

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

A boat carrying 20 Rohingya men landed in Indonesia Tuesday, authorities said, the latest group of the vulnerable Myanmar minority to reach the world’s biggest [...]
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Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following [...]
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Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia

Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Bangladesh is home to around a million Rohingya, most of whom fled Myanmar last year following a military crackdown and are now housed in vast camps Bangladeshi police have [...]
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US sends guided-missile cruiser to South China Sea to challenge ‘excessive’ Chinese claims

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:14 AM

The US Navy confirmed on Thursday that it conducted a “freedom of navigation” operation by sending a guided-missile cruiser, USS Chancellorsville, near the [...]
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Law group that helped US probe says Rohingyas victims of genocide

Law group that helped US probe says Rohingyas victims of genocide

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:14 AM

A human rights law group contracted by the State Department to interview refugees as part of an investigation into atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has found [...]
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93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Burma camps: police

30-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:27 AM

Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia, police said Wednesday, stirring fears of a [...]
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93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Burma camps: police

93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Burma camps: police

30-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:25 AM

Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia, police said Wednesday, stirring fears of a [...]
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Burma seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing Rohingya camps for Malaysia

Burma seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing Rohingya camps for Malaysia

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Myanmar have seized a boat carrying 93 people, apparently Rohingya Muslims, fleeing displacement camps in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State and hoping to [...]
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US consul general extends hand of friendship to China aboard USS Ronald Reagan and emphasizes desire to ensure stability in the region

US consul general extends hand of friendship to China aboard USS Ronald Reagan and emphasizes desire to ensure stability in the region

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The United States’ top diplomat in Hong Kong welcomed Chinese officials and People’s Liberation Army personnel on board the visiting USS Ronald Reagan on Friday [...]
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Burma journalists, lawyers raise concerns over jailing of Reuters reporters

Burma journalists, lawyers raise concerns over jailing of Reuters reporters

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Groups representing journalists and lawyers in Myanmar handed a letter to the country’s president on Friday outlining their concerns over the jailing of two Reuters [...]
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Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

24-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:09 AM

China’s construction of a new platform in a remote part of the disputed South China Sea is a serious violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty, its foreign ministry said [...]
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When it comes to ICERD, neighbours Malaysia, Burma, Brunei of same mind

23-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia shares something with its neighbours Brunei and Myanmar, as well as North Korea when it comes to the hottest five-letter word of the month: ICERD. None of them have [...]
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Quiet, please: Burma festival stirs debate over religious noise

23-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

From grumbling neighbours to witty memes of the Buddha imploring a man with speakers to “stop your noise”, the cacophony around Myanmar’s annual [...]
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Fast Wi-fi and e-commerce: Southeast Asian cities need smart solutions but connection speeds and security issues present challenges

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most residents of Banyuwangi’s 189 villages, in Indonesia’s east Java, have access to free internet as part of a government initiative to boost local economic [...]
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Asean may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

Asean may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations may soon have to “choose sides” between the US and China in their ongoing trade war, the political heir to Cambodia’s strongman [...]
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