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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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Burma rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy

Burma rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy

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

Myanmar’s military was Thursday fighting rebels who mounted an unprecedented strike at an army academy killing at least one, apparently in retaliation for massive drug [...]
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New report: Proposed Burma dam could displace thousands

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands Some worry that despite financial and social costs, much of the electricity proposed dam will generate will be [...]
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Burma landslide kills 41, many more feared missing

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

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 41, an official said late Saturday, as emergency workers continued for a second [...]
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Burma troops help flood rescue after landslide kills 51

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

Myanmar troops deployed to flood-hit parts of the country on Sunday to help with relief efforts after rising waters left thousands stranded and the death toll from a [...]
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Burma battles rising floodwaters after landslide kills 52

Burma battles rising floodwaters after landslide kills 52

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

Myanmar troops and emergency responders scrambled to provide aid in flood-hit parts of the country Sunday after rising waters forced residents to flee by boat and a landslide [...]
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Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

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

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 34, an official said Saturday, as emergency workers continued a desperate [...]
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Donald Trump’s ‘real threat’ of Vietnam tariffs sends ripples of anxiety through Southeast Asian nation

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Steven Yang had been considering moving his mattress factory from China’s manufacturing heartland of Guangdong to Vietnam for some years, because despite increasing the [...]
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Burma’s very own satellite now in orbit

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | MMTimes | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s very own satellite system was successfully launched into orbit on Wednesday after two years of planning. The nation will see improved and faster [...]
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Mourners pay final respects to Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’

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

Former Khmer Rouge cadres and relatives paid their final respects to “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea on Friday, ahead of a cremation ceremony in Cambodia for the [...]
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Cambodia’s micro-loans accused of ‘predatory’ lending

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Report by rights groups details cases of ‘coerced’ land sales, child labour and forced migration due to indebtedness. Two prominent civil society groups in [...]
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Vietnam confirms China ship leaves exclusive economic zone

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

A Chinese survey ship embroiled in a tense month-long standoff with Vietnamese vessels has left Vietnam’s continental shelf, the Southeast Asian country’s foreign [...]
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Cambodian rescued after 4 days wedged in mountain rocks

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

A man who became wedged between rocks while collecting bat droppings in the Cambodian jungle was rescued after being trapped for almost four days. Police said Sum Bora [...]
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Australian ex-publisher gets 13 years on Burma drug charge

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

An Australian journalist who was a pioneering publisher in Southeast Asia was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in a Myanmar prison for drug possession. Ross Dunkley was [...]
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Silk Road sweeteners: China woos Burma’s NLD with junkets

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

The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar’s military junta. But since taking [...]
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