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US citizen held in Vietnam for attempt to ‘overthrow state’

04-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A Vietnamese-American man is being held in Vietnam for attempting to overthrow the state, his family and a US lawmaker said, calling for his quick release from the communist [...]
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Cambodia PM slams ‘failed’ election boycott campaign

Cambodia PM slams ‘failed’ election boycott campaign

03-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition calls to boycott elections failed as he celebrated his “crystal clear” victory in the uncontested vote in a [...]
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Fears grow as flooding displaces 150,000 in Burma

Fears grow as flooding displaces 150,000 in Burma

03-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Fears that embankments could burst under fresh rains mounted in flooded southeastern Myanmar, where some 150,000 people have been forced from their homes and a dozen people [...]
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Southeast Asia seek cybersecurity deal with Russia after series of hacks

Southeast Asia seek cybersecurity deal with Russia after series of hacks

03-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian nations hope to strike a joint agreement on cybersecurity in coming days with Russia, accused by the United States of meddling in its elections, after a [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen takes selfies in first appearance since controversial election

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s long-serving prime minister Hun Sen, 65, whose party claimed victory in a general election that many have said was neither free nor fair, met with supporters [...]
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New Burma Rakhine commission denounced by observers

New Burma Rakhine commission denounced by observers

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A new commission set up by Myanmar to look into human rights abuses in Rakhine state has been criticised by observers on Tuesday as a “political gimmick”, as the [...]
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Vietnam property tycoon bets big on new airline

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Pressed by poverty into work when he was 14, Trinh Van Quyet now presides over a Vietnamese property empire and is betting billions on a new airline in Southeast Asia’s [...]
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No plans to engage with Iran at Asean meetingUS official

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not meet with his Iranian counterpart during a meeting of southeast Asian nations in Singapore this weekend, a senior State Department [...]
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One-party rule ‘terrible setback’ for Cambodia: opposition chief

One-party rule ‘terrible setback’ for Cambodia: opposition chief

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

The co-founder of Cambodia’s disbanded opposition has decried the landslide victory of Hun Sen’s ruling party in an uncontested poll as a “terrible [...]
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Pompeo to travel to SE Asia, calls for ‘free and open’ region

Pompeo to travel to SE Asia, calls for ‘free and open’ region

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | | 7:17 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a “free and open” Indo-Pacific region Monday, taking aim at China ahead of a trip to Southeast Asia to promote [...]
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Cambodian PM hails ‘free, fair’ elections despite criticism

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP news | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen on Tuesday hailed this week’s elections as “free, fair and just” after a controversial vote with no viable [...]
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Cambodia’s ruling party claims victory in election condemned as ‘neither free nor fair’

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has declared victory in Sunday’s general election, a result which opponents condemned as a “sham” following [...]
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Cambodia to form new government after election that opposition calls ‘farce’

Cambodia to form new government after election that opposition calls ‘farce’

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will form a new government within 60 days, its spokesman said on Tuesday, two days after a general election that critics [...]
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Burma appoints panel to probe Rohingya abuses

Burma appoints panel to probe Rohingya abuses

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar has established a commission of inquiry to probe allegations of human rights abuses in conflict-torn Rakhine state, authorities said on Monday, as the country faces [...]
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Nearly 120,000 displaced in Burma floods

Nearly 120,000 displaced in Burma floods

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Nearly 120,000 people have been displaced after floods submerged a vast swathe of southeastern Myanmar, killing 11 people and sending panicked residents fleeing for dry [...]
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