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‘No more survivors’ in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued Monday, as the death toll rose to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of [...]
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Asian travellers feel the crunch as smaller seats and less legroom appears to be the trend for region’s low-cost carriers Cebu Pacific and AirAsia

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Growing Asian airlines will shrink seat space even further and sacrifice legroom to squeeze more passengers onto planes, with experts predicting budget carriers are betting [...]
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South China Sea issues go beyond China’s claims, say experts

24-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:02 AM

The contentious South China Sea is not only under the threat of militarisation but also to its environment, with the potential to affect a hundred million regional [...]
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Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:41 AM

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million [...]
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Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Millions of pigs have been culled in China and Vietnam as a UN food agency urges Asian governments to make containing virulent African swine fever their top priority. With an [...]
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Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full “weaponry” of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless [...]
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Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever: OIE

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal [...]
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Pig disease spreading in Asia as nations struggle to stop it

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian nations are scrambling to contain highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting a million dead in an unprecedentedly [...]
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Living with the dead: Urban poor take over Cambodian cemetery

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Graveyards may traditionally be the eternal resting place for the dead, but one cemetery in Phnom Penh has become a place to stay for the living, as communities destroyed by [...]
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Asean must not turn a blind eye to Rohingya crisis: Rights groups

Asean must not turn a blind eye to Rohingya crisis: Rights groups

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian nations should use upcoming Bangkok summit to do some straight talking with Myanmar, groups urge. Human rights groups have called on Southeast Asian leaders [...]
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Ride on time: Recycled bikes get Burma kids to school

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education [...]
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Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials

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

Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an [...]
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Vietnam has a new partner in its old rivalry with China the US

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

When Dang Duc Toai completed the Aviation Leadership Programme at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi last month, he became a trailblazer among pilots from his native [...]
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‘Systemic failure’ of UN ahead of Burma military crackdown: review

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:04 AM

There was a “systemic failure” of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a [...]
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Burma: UN threatens to withdraw aid over ‘policy of apartheid’ against Rohingya

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 10:16 AM

The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apartheid” for Rohingya Muslims. [...]
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