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Sex, gender and social change: Cambodian blogger tackles taboos

23-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Sex toys, infidelity and penis size are generally hush hush topics in conservative Cambodia, but not on a taboo-busting video blog called “A Dose of Cath” that [...]
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UN envoy to Burma: perpetrators of Rohingya attacks must be held accountable

UN envoy to Burma: perpetrators of Rohingya attacks must be held accountable

23-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

The new UN envoy for Myanmar told authorities in Naypyidaw during her first visit that credible measures were needed to establish accountability for the violence that [...]
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‘Hate narratives’ from abroad drive Burma communities apart, Suu Kyi says

‘Hate narratives’ from abroad drive Burma communities apart, Suu Kyi says

22-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

“Hate narratives” from abroad have driven communities in Myanmar further apart, the Southeast Asian nation’s er, Aung San Suu Kyi, said in a social media [...]
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East Timor to swear in former independence fighter as prime minister

21-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Former East Timor president and independence fighter Jose Maria de Vasconcelos will be sworn in as prime minister on Friday, ending months of political deadlock in the tiny [...]
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CorrectedIn Vietnam, distrust of government’s China policy fuels protests

21-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Protests by thousands of people in cities across Vietnam are showing just how easy it is to unite public opinion and mobilise dissent when an issue has one key ingredient: [...]
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Cambodian opposition figure faces royal insult charge

21-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s former opposition leader faces royal insult charges punishable by a jail term, according to a court summons, the first prominent figure to be accused under [...]
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‘No sense of urgency’: State Dept. slow to help American beaten and held in Vietnam, family says

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

William Nguyen, blood streaming from his head as he is dragged by plainclothes police through a throng of protesters on a HCM City street, does not have any shoes. Each of [...]
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Burma officer in Reuters case broke police code by copying statements: lawyer

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A police witness in the case against two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets in Myanmar is “unreliable,” the reporters’ lawyer said on [...]
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China pledges over $100 million military aid to Cambodia

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

China has granted more than $100 million in military aid to Cambodia, Cambodia said on Tuesday, highlighting the strong ties between Beijing and a government that critics [...]
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Cambodian prince flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian prince hurt in a car crash that killed his wife was flown to Bangkok for treatment Monday and is expected to recover, a member of his political party said. Prince [...]
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UN rights boss takes aim at U.S migration policy, China, Burma in final speech

UN rights boss takes aim at U.S migration policy, China, Burma in final speech

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The top UN human rights official called on the United States on Monday to halt its “unconscionable” policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents [...]
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Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Burma

Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Burma

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country. Several [...]
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Former Cambodian PM Ranariddh hurt in car crash; wife killed

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighbouring Thailand after being injured in a road crash [...]
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Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen’s recipe for victory in Cambodian poll

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16,000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, prime minister Hun Sen of Cambodia revived the [...]
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Start of Cambodian trial of Australian filmmaker delayed

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

An Australian filmmaker charged with endangering Cambodian national security for flying a drone over a campaign rally had his trial postponed for a month on Friday after [...]
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