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Asia’s Great Rivers: Climate crisis, pollution put billions at risk

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The year is 2100. The glaciers of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan regionthe world’s “Third Pole”are vanishing as the planet warms, the ice that once fed the great [...]
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River people: Life along Asia’s key waterways

River people: Life along Asia’s key waterways

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From the flood-ravaged banks of the Brahmaputra to the disappearing wetlands of the Mekong, Asia’s main waterway sand the people that live along them are fighting for [...]
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The 97 kms between China and mastery of the Mekong

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Ninety-seven kilometres of rocks in Thai waters stand between Beijing and dominance over the Mekong, a mighty river that feeds millions as it threads south from the Tibetan [...]
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Three policemen killed in clash with protesters in Vietnam police

10-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Three policemen were among at least four people killed in Vietnam on Thursday when protesters attacked soldiers building a wall near a military airport, the Ministry of [...]
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Vietnamese women strive to clear war-era mines

10-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Inching across a field littered with Vietnam war-era bombs, Ngoc leads an all-women demining team clearing unexploded ordnance that has killed tens of thousands of [...]
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Cambodia’s garment workers fret over deadly daily commutes

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Gripping her friend’s shoulder as a truck packed with 30 Cambodian garment workers tears down a pot-holed street, Nguon Sanit says her days are bookended by fear of [...]
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Policing Vietnam: How Australia could help

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | LowyInterpreter | 6:02 AM

Visitors to Vietnam’s premier police training institution are greeted by a statue of the country’s first president Ho Chi Minh with his right hand raised and the [...]
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Public warned not to drop their guard over mystery China virus after tests rule out Sars or bird flu

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:28 AM

Health experts warned the public on Monday not to drop their guard over the unidentified outbreak of viral pneumonia in central China, even though the health authorities have [...]
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Owners of collapsed Cambodia building charged, released on bail

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:58 AM

Owners of a building in Cambodia that collapsed and killed 36 workers and their families last week have been charged and released on bail, a court spokesman said on Tuesday. [...]
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Asian countries brace to evacuate workers in Iraq, Iran

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 7:58 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the military to prepare to deploy its aircraft and ships “at any moment’s notice” to evacuate thousands of [...]
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Asia on high alert amid fears mystery pneumonia virus in China could spread

Asia on high alert amid fears mystery pneumonia virus in China could spread

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:58 AM

A mysterious respiratory illness gripping a central Chinese city has put countries in southeast Asia on high alert after it was feared to have spread to Singapore. Malaysia, [...]
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Ten dead in Cambodia building collapse, more trapped

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

At least 10 people were killed and 23 injured after a building in Cambodia collapsed, trapping workers under rubble, officials said on Saturday. The seven-storey concrete [...]
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Search for survivors as Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 7

Search for survivors as Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 7

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of soldiers and rescuers frantically picked through the rubble of a collapsed building in southern Cambodia on Saturday looking for bodies as the death toll from the [...]
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At least two killed in Cambodia building collapse

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At least two people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a seven-storey building under construction collapsed in southern Cambodia on Friday trapping workers under [...]
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Dozens ‘trapped’ in rubble of Cambodia building collapse

04-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A seven-storey building under construction collapsed in southern Cambodia on Friday trapping dozens of workers under the rubble, police told AFP, as rescuers pulled eight [...]
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