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Philippine beauty Cyrille Payumo wins Miss Tourism International pageant

Philippine beauty Cyrille Payumo wins Miss Tourism International pageant

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:36 AM

Philippine beauty queen Cyrille Payumo was crowned Miss Tourism International 2019/2020, beating 38 other contestants at the pageant finals held at Sunway Hotel Resort and [...]
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Vietnamese families struggle to repatriate Essex lorry victims

13-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 7:48 AM

The families of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex last month are facing financial difficulties over repatriating the bodies of their [...]
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Australian retiree convicted of terrorism and jailed for 12 years in Vietnam

12-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A Sydney retiree has been convicted of terrorism and jailed for 12 years by a Vietnamese court, in a judgment human rights advocates have described as “essentially a [...]
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Australian citizen jailed in Vietnam for ‘terrorism’

12-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam jailed a dissident with Australian citizenship for 12 years Monday on terrorism charges, his lawyer told AFP, in the one-party state where anti-government criticism [...]
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The Vietnamese victims of UK truck tragedy

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 5:42 PM

AFP spoke last month to several families of Vietnamese nationals feared to be among the 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck in southeast England last month. British [...]
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UK police name 39 Vietnamese victims of truck horror

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 5:41 PM

British police on Friday released the names of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a refrigerated truck last month, including two 15-year-old boys. Many were from the same two [...]
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UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 5:40 PM

Ten teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England last month, local police said Friday while relaying for the first time details [...]
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Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in UK truck

Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in UK truck

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:08 AM

Vietnam said Thursday it was working to repatriate 39 bodies now identified as Vietnamese nationals found in a truck near London last month, in a case that exposed the deadly [...]
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Russian smuggling linked to 39 bodies found in truck in Britain

07-Nov-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Two weeks after the shocking discovery of 39 bodies in a container truck in Britain, police in Vietnam on Tuesday announced another arrest in the case and described a [...]
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Prayers for lost 39 as Vietnamese community rallies at London vigil

Prayers for lost 39 as Vietnamese community rallies at London vigil

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:14 AM

Members of the Vietnamese community have gathered in London for a vigil in memory of the 39 people found in a lorry in Essex. A vigil on Saturday evening was attended by more [...]
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Flights and fake passports: The ‘VIP packages’ enticing Vietnamese to UK

Flights and fake passports: The ‘VIP packages’ enticing Vietnamese to UK

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 2:02 PM

For up to $50,000, Vietnamese migrants can get the “VIP package” to Britain — flight, fake passport and even a lawyer — illegal, but billed as safer [...]
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‘Easy money and a better life’: Vietnamese undeterred by UK truck tragedy

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The traffickers have gone underground but they’ll come back, villagers and brokers say, with the deaths of 39 migrants in a truck in Britain unlikely to deter the [...]
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Who are the Vietnamese feared dead in UK truck tragedy?

Who are the Vietnamese feared dead in UK truck tragedy?

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 10:14 AM

AFP has spoken to several families of Vietnamese nationals missing in Britain, feared to be among the 39 people found dead in a truck in Essex last week. DNA has been [...]
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Families of Vietnamese missing in UK stuck with crippling migrant loans

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:52 AM

They borrowed thousands of dollars to fund their children’s illegal trips to Europe, and now the Vietnamese parents of missing migrants feared dead in Britain have no [...]
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Truck driver remanded at UK court over 39 dead migrants

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:51 AM

A UK court on Monday remanded in custody a truck driver over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants he had been smuggling in a human trafficking case that has horrified Britain and [...]
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