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At least 15 dead in Burma jade mine landslide

18-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:32 AM

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens injured in a landslide at an old jade mine in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Sunday, as rains complicate the search [...]
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Jailed Reuters journalists to testify in Burma court

18-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case that is seen as a test of press [...]
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Corrected: Burma arrests government critic under sedition law

17-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

Myanmar police have arrested a prominent government critic on suspicion of violating sedition laws, the critic and media said on Friday, an offence that carries a maximum [...]
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Thai cops unravel Burma-Malaysia human trafficking routes

17-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:32 AM

A three-month operation found a network that includes some 50 people involved in the crime in Thailand and three groups of agents in Malaysia. Twenty-three human trafficking [...]
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At least 15 dead in Burma jade mine landslide

At least 15 dead in Burma jade mine landslide

17-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:32 AM

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens injured in a landslide at an old jade mine in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Sunday, as rains complicate the search [...]
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Jailed Reuters journalists to testify in Burma court

Jailed Reuters journalists to testify in Burma court

17-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case that is seen as a test of press [...]
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US tightens visas for Burma, Laos

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

The United States said Tuesday it was tightening the distribution of visas to Myanmar and Laos after both countries refused to accept their citizens deported from the [...]
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Virus hunters identify two new pathogens in Burma

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Researchers have identified two new viruses in bats as part of a project to stop the next big disease outbreak in its tracks. The race is on to identify “disease [...]
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US, Vietnam to Cooperate on Freedom of Navigation in Disputed South China Sea

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:02 AM

The US top diplomat reaffirmed America’s commitment to a “free and open Indo-Pacific” region during his first trip to Vietnam, saying Washington and Hanoi [...]
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Burma court files secrets act charges against Reuters reporters

Burma court files secrets act charges against Reuters reporters

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after [...]
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Burma court rules Reuters reporters can face full trial

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A court in Myanmar on Monday formally charged two Reuters journalists accused of illegally possessing official information, allowing their case to go to a full trial. The [...]
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21 Vietnamese held for illegal fishing in Terengganu

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

The state Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained 21 Vietnamese crew members and seized two fishing vessels in an operation to curb illegal fishing in [...]
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Factbox: International reaction to charges against Reuters reporters in Burma

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Myanmar court has charged two Reuters reporters with breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act. They face up to 14 years in prison if convicted. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw [...]
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Pompeo pushes Vietnam for ‘speedy resolution’ in detained American’s case

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

The State Department on Monday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the case of an imprisoned American with Vietnamese leaders during a recent meeting. Spokeswoman [...]
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Little chance of Burma ICC trial over Rohingya: Yanghee Lee

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A top UN rights expert said Rohingya were still being persecuted inside Myanmar but warned there is little chance perpetrators will end up in the dock because they are [...]
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