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Law group that helped US probe says Rohingyas victims of genocide

Law group that helped US probe says Rohingyas victims of genocide

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

A human rights law group contracted by the State Department to interview refugees as part of an investigation into atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has found [...]
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93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Burma camps: police

30-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:27 AM

Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia, police said Wednesday, stirring fears of a [...]
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93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Burma camps: police

93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Burma camps: police

30-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:25 AM

Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia, police said Wednesday, stirring fears of a [...]
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Burma seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing Rohingya camps for Malaysia

Burma seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing Rohingya camps for Malaysia

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Myanmar have seized a boat carrying 93 people, apparently Rohingya Muslims, fleeing displacement camps in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State and hoping to [...]
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US consul general extends hand of friendship to China aboard USS Ronald Reagan and emphasizes desire to ensure stability in the region

US consul general extends hand of friendship to China aboard USS Ronald Reagan and emphasizes desire to ensure stability in the region

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The United States’ top diplomat in Hong Kong welcomed Chinese officials and People’s Liberation Army personnel on board the visiting USS Ronald Reagan on Friday [...]
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Burma journalists, lawyers raise concerns over jailing of Reuters reporters

Burma journalists, lawyers raise concerns over jailing of Reuters reporters

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

Groups representing journalists and lawyers in Myanmar handed a letter to the country’s president on Friday outlining their concerns over the jailing of two Reuters [...]
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Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

24-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:09 AM

China’s construction of a new platform in a remote part of the disputed South China Sea is a serious violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty, its foreign ministry said [...]
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When it comes to ICERD, neighbours Malaysia, Burma, Brunei of same mind

23-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia shares something with its neighbours Brunei and Myanmar, as well as North Korea when it comes to the hottest five-letter word of the month: ICERD. None of them have [...]
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Quiet, please: Burma festival stirs debate over religious noise

23-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

From grumbling neighbours to witty memes of the Buddha imploring a man with speakers to “stop your noise”, the cacophony around Myanmar’s annual [...]
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Fast Wi-fi and e-commerce: Southeast Asian cities need smart solutions but connection speeds and security issues present challenges

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most residents of Banyuwangi’s 189 villages, in Indonesia’s east Java, have access to free internet as part of a government initiative to boost local economic [...]
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Asean may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

Asean may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations may soon have to “choose sides” between the US and China in their ongoing trade war, the political heir to Cambodia’s strongman [...]
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South China Sea must remain accessible to all

South China Sea must remain accessible to all

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has reiterated its stand that the South China Sea should remain accesible to all ships despite the claims that have been made by China on disputed territories. prime [...]
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PNG pledges to pay police Apec allowances after rampage

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Papua New Guinea pledged Tuesday to pay police and soldiers their allowances for the recently concluded Apec summit after they stormed parliament to demand the unpaid [...]
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Burma jade scavenger shot dead in mine clash

Burma jade scavenger shot dead in mine clash

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

A jade scavenger in northern Myanmar has been shot dead by mine security, officials said Tuesday, the latest death in a multi billion-dollar industry notorious for its dire [...]
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China and Brunei to step up oil and gas development in disputed South China Sea

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China and Brunei will together exploit oil and gas resources in the disputed South China Sea, their leaders said on Monday. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Brunei Sultan [...]
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