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Burma man gets jail for having obscene pictures in handphone

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar restaurant worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for keeping obscene pictures in his handphone. Magistrate Nor [...]
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From squalid refugee camp, Rohingya teen plans for higher ed

11-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At an age when many young Rohingya women have children, Rahima Akter has other plans. From the refugee camp in southern Bangladesh where she was born, Akter, a 19-year-old [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

10-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

09-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over [...]
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EU to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions, says Burma may follow

EU to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions, says Burma may follow

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The European Union told Cambodia on Friday it will lose its special access to the world’s largest trading bloc, and said it was considering similar trade sanctions for [...]
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India deports seven Rohingya to Burma despite UN protest

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India on Thursday deported seven Rohingya men to Myanmar, despite UN warnings that they faced persecution in a country where the army is accused of genocide against the [...]
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Mongolian minister sacked after official murdered

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mongolia’s transport minister has been sacked after an official was beaten to death inside his ministry’s building in an alleged job dispute, highlighting the [...]
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Cambodia jails 70-year-old in first conviction for royal insult

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court has jailed a 70-year-old barber for seven months over a violation of the country’s royal insult law, the first such conviction since the law was [...]
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Fast and seriousVietnam’s first domestic car manufacturer bets big

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making can be a ticket t o a more [...]
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India deports Rohingya Muslims to Burma

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

India on Thursday deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who [...]
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Burma torches $1.3m of illegal wildlife parts

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Elephant skins, clouded leopard remains and tiger bones were among a $1.3 million haul of illegal wildlife incinerated Thursday in Myanmar’s first ever public event of [...]
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Burma freelancer platform Chate Sat raises 6-digit funding to expand its team

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The funding was led by Willy Ballmann and Keizo Fujitake, who are angel investors based in Singapore Technolic, the parent company of Myanmar-based freelancer platform Chate [...]
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Vietnam nominates Communist Party chief to become president

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The ruling Communist Party of Vietnam has decided to nominate its general secretary as the sole candidate for the presidency, succeeding late President Tran Dai Quang. The [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi becomes first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her [...]
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Canada revokes Burma leader’s honorary citizenship

Canada revokes Burma leader’s honorary citizenship

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Canada’s Parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday for complicity in the atrocities committed against [...]
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