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UK firm sold tech to Burma military, UN report says

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The Myanmar army, which has been accused of carrying out crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing of the country’s Muslim community, procured tens of thousands of [...]
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UN calls for sanctions, arms embargo against Burma army

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

UN panel calls for international community to sever all ties with country’s military over Rohingya abuses. – A week after his soldiers began storming villages in [...]
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Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing’s maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian [...]
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Aussie ex-spy offers surprise guilty plea for leaking East Timor plot

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A former Australian spy announced a surprise guilty plea Tuesday for exposing an alleged 2004 bugging operation against East Timor officials, after years of fighting the [...]
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Khmer Rouge ‘brother number two’ Nuon Chea dies

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Khmer Rouge ‘brother number two’ Nuon Chea died Sunday aged 93, a spokesman for the Cambodia tribunal where he was convicted of genocide and crimes against [...]
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UN study finds businesses funding Burma army abuses

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A United Nations fact-finding mission called Monday for an embargo on arms sales to Myanmar and targeted sanctions against businesses with connections to the military after [...]
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Nuon Chea: the Khmer Rouge’s unrepentant revolutionary

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Khmer Rouge “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea, who died Sunday aged 93, was considered the chief ideologue of the murderous Cambodian regime and a key architect of [...]
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Burma army’s ‘business empire’ fuels atrocities: UN probe

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Tougher sanctions are needed against Myanmar’s wealthy and powerful military as its web of economic interests has generated a fortune that helps fund atrocities, UN [...]
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Royal capital to ‘smart city’: Burma’s Mandalay gets high-tech makeover, sparks ‘spy’ fears

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Once a seat of kings, the city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar has seen turbulent chapters in its 162-year history the fall of Burma’s last royal dynasty and decades of [...]
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UN urges sanctions on Burma army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit

UN urges sanctions on Burma army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing [...]
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Drug lab raids in Burma’s meth capital met with artillery fire

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Raids on jungle drug labs have been met with heavy artillery fire, Myanmar narcotics police said Thursday, in an area riddled with armed groups accused of pumping out much of [...]
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Burma softens its position on Rohingya refugees

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:02 AM

Amid mounting pressure, Myanmar appears to be softening its position on the repatriation of more than a million Rohingya refugees, an estimated 700,000 of whom fled to [...]
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9 more investment enterprises allowed in Burma

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has recently allowed nine more investment enterprises from home and abroad, according to a release from the directorate of Investment [...]
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Channeling Trump, Cambodia says US officials can ‘pack up and leave’

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US embassy officials in Cambodia can leave if they do not like it there, a Cambodian government spokesman said on Thursday, following criticism by US diplomats that the [...]
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Vietnam will face severe power shortages from 2021ministry

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam will contend with severe power shortages from 2021 as electricity demand outpaces the construction of new power plants in the Southeast Asian country, Vietnam’s [...]
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