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Lawyers bid to free seven Rohingya children from extended detention in Kedah

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

Lawyers are seeking the release of seven Rohingya children from ongoing detention by immigration authorities in Kedah that has stretched to seven months now since they [...]
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Vietnam to host Formula One race in Hanoi from 2020

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

Vietnam will host a Formula One grand prix for the first time in 2020 with a street race in the capital Hanoi, organisers said on Wednesday. The Vietnamese Grand Prix is the [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defends promotion of his sons to top posts

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

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen defended on Thursday the promotion of his three sons to senior positions in government and the military, citing their education and [...]
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Meth precursors fuelling Burma’s unstoppable drug trade

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

A flood of precursor chemicals into Myanmar is fuelling record meth production, officials said Wednesday, as the country’s multi billion-dollar drug trade spills out [...]
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MVOT wins $176 million equipment deal for Vietnam offshore gas project

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

Malaysia Vietnam Offshore Terminal (MVOT) has been awarded a $176 million contract to provide equipment for Idemitsu Kosan to develop a gas block off southern Vietnam, the [...]
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Today’s top tech news, November 5: Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law may hurt its digital growth

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Also, South Korean Skelter Labs got backed by Golden Gate Ventures, and Wealth Dynamix launches in Asia South Korean AI startup Skelter Labs Inc. just announced that it has [...]
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Vietnam has the highest e-commerce adoption rate in Southeast Asia: EIU Report

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

This is partly due to rising income levels Consumers in the land of smiles may have the most voracious online shopping habits in Southeast Asia but a higher percentage of [...]
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Vietnam finally released the anticipated cybersecurity draft decree

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The law consists of the guidelines to carry out a cybersecurity law that can be a hurdle in the country’s development and innovation On Friday, November 2, [...]
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Jailed Burma Reuters reporters file appeal

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

Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists filed an appeal Monday against their seven-year jail sentence linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, the news agency [...]
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Reuters reporters in Burma appeal against conviction in state secrets case

Reuters reporters in Burma appeal against conviction in state secrets case

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

Lawyers for two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar lodged an appeal on Monday against their conviction on charges of breaking the country’s Official [...]
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Appeals filed for 2 Burma journalists in secrets case

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in prison in Myanmar for possession of official documents are appealing the verdict, the news agency said Monday. [...]
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Hidden history: Radar probes mass graves from Khmer Rouge era

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

A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating radar to unearth clues of mass graves. The [...]
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Vietnam vets welcome French PM’s visit to Dien Bien Phu battle site

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

Hoang Bao was barely 20 years old when he trekked to Dien Bien Phu in northern Vietnam to fight the French, facing his enemy full of hatred and ready to die for his [...]
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Burma by-election rare local test for Aung San Suu Kyi

Burma by-election rare local test for Aung San Suu Kyi

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

Myanmar voters cast their ballots in a small but key by-election Saturday, a rare local test of support for embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party more than halfway [...]
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UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Despite rapid economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region has nearly a half billion people who go hungry as progress stalls in improving food security and basic living [...]
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