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Burma Reuters journalists to appeal seven-year sentence

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers lodged an appeal Monday to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, decrying the sentence as a [...]
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Burma court hears arguments in appeal case of jailed Reuters reporters

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar court heard arguments on Monday in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, [...]
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Burma court due to hear appeal in case of jailed Reuters reporters

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

A Myanmar court heard arguments on Monday in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, [...]
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Burma court hears arguments in appeal case of jailed Reuters reporters

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

A Myanmar court heard arguments on Monday in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, [...]
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Expanding all the way from Burma, UMG Idealab shares its plans for startups in Indonesia

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

UMG Idealab is a corporate venture capital of UMG Myanmar, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural heavy equipment UMG Myanmar Founder Kiwi Aliwarga UMG Idealab aims [...]
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Bipartisan senators call for US ‘genocide’ label of Burma killings

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A bipartisan group of US senators on Wednesday called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to designate the Myanmar military’s campaign against the Rohingya Muslim [...]
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Cambodia strongman’s son tapped for powerful party committee

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The eldest son of Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen was promoted Thursday to the ruling party’s permanent committee, an official said, as questions swirl over who might [...]
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Facebook kicks Burma military-linked pages off platform

20-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with hidden links to the military, the platform said Wednesday, as the company scrambles to respond to [...]
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Cambodia hails opening of country’s largest dam despite opposition

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian premier Hun Sen on Monday opened the country’s largest hydropower scheme, swatting aside dire warnings about the environmental impact of the $780 million [...]
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UN Security Council mulls Burma action; Russia, China boycott talks

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council is considering action to push Myanmar to work with the United Nations to address the Rohingya refugee crisis, although China and Russia have so far [...]
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S. Korea foundation scraps award for Suu Kyi

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of South Korean largest human rights groups will strip Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its 2004 prize because of her “indifference” to the [...]
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Cambodia seizes record 3-tonne haul of African ivory

18-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique, a customs official said Sunday, marking the country’s largest [...]
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US House calls on Burma to release Reuters journalists

US House calls on Burma to release Reuters journalists

15-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US House of Representatives called nearly unanimously on Thursday for the government of Myanmar to release Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were [...]
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Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada appoints new chief executive to replace Lucy Peng

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Alibaba’s Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada on Thursday announced that Pierre Poignant, the company’s executive president, will succeed Lucy Peng as [...]
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Six years on, wife of disappeared Laos activist ‘can’t move on’

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The wife of a prominent Laos activist who vanished after being stopped at a checkpoint on the streets of Vientiane said Wednesday she “can’t move on” as the [...]
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