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Sexual violence means Rohingya can’t return to Burma: UN

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

Sexual violence by Myanmar’s military against Muslim Rohingya amounts to war crimes, a UN report said Thursday, adding that conditions are not favourable for refugees [...]
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Burma troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’: UN report

Burma troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’: UN report

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

Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military’s genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim [...]
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Facebook shuts dozens of Burma social media accounts over ‘inauthentic behavior’

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reutes | 6:02 AM

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt [...]
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Australia urges ‘sovereignty’ as S. China Sea tensions rise

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

Australia’s prime minister on Friday urged nations in Asia to stand up for their “independence and sovereignty”, with tensions high in the disputed South [...]
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Laos urged to speed up energy transfer to Cambodia

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KhmerTimeskh | 6:02 AM

Cambodia yesterday asked Laos to speed up the transmission of energy to the Kingdom under a deal signed earlier this year. In March, Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) signed an [...]
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Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Burma without rights guarantee

Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Burma without rights guarantee

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Plans to begin repatriating the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017 look likely to fail once again, with the refugees refusing to [...]
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No Rohingya turn up for repatriation to Burma

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

A fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar appeared Thursday to fall flat, with no one turning up to hop on five buses and 10 trucks laid on by Bangladesh. [...]
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Doubts over fresh Rohingya repatriation attempt to Burma

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

Rohingya refugees living in camps in Bangladesh said Wednesday they did not want to return to their homes in Myanmar, raising doubts about a fresh attempt to repatriate the [...]
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Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Burma

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Burma

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar’s offer to return home, an official [...]
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Cambodia explosion: British teacher among several injured as illegal petrol station bursts into flames

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

A British teacher and her American friend were seriously injured after an illegal petrol station exploded in Cambodia as they rode past on a motorcycle. Zoe Eleftheriou, 22, [...]
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A distant vision for Burma’s industrial future

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Every morning hundreds of cars, trucks and other vehicles carrying factory workers squeeze into a two-lane bridge across Yangon’s Bago river. The buzz of industrial [...]
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Cambodia to ban online gambling, cites threat to social order

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodia said on Sunday it is banning online gambling, which helped propel a wave of Chinese investment in casinos in the country, saying that the industry had been used by [...]
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Correction: Burma-Asean story

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

Malaysia’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that Myanmar’s government must pursue justice for alleged human rights abuses against the Muslim Rohingya minority so [...]
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At least 14 dead in unprecedented rebel attack on Burma military town

At least 14 dead in unprecedented rebel attack on Burma military town

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At least 14 people have been killed in ongoing fighting Thursday between Myanmar’s military and rebels who mounted a series of attacks, including an unprecedented [...]
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‘Until her bones are broken’: Burma activists fight to outlaw domestic violence

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She hadn’t looked after [...]
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