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Poachers kill elephant in Cambodia wildlife sanctuary

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An elephant has been found dead with its tusks and tail sliced off in a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia, where wild elephant numbers have dwindled to just a few hundred due to [...]
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African swine fever spreads to fourth Vietnamese provincestate media

African swine fever spreads to fourth Vietnamese provincestate media

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

African swine fever is spreading in Vietnam hitting two more provinces, after it was first detected in three separate farms in two other provinces earlier this month. The new [...]
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The battle for Hmong heritage in Vietnam

08-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vuong Duy Bao surveys his ancestral palace, a vestige of Vietnam’s marginalised Hmong ethnic minority that he says was taken from his family by local officials. The [...]
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Goodbye, again: Vietnam’s reburials send souls on final journey

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In the dead of night in a Hanoi cemetery, Nguyen Van Thang’s casket is unearthed; his bones carefully cleaned, wrapped in silk and then reburied, so he can finally [...]
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Vietnam jails man for 14 years for attempting to overthrow state

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam has jailed a man for 14 years for attempting to overthrow the state, in cahoots with a group based in the United States, the Ministry of Public Security [...]
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Vietnam arrests former BIDV banker amid graft crackdown

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police in Vietnam have arrested a former senior executive of BIDV, a bank that has come under scrutiny from an anti-graft campaign in the communist-ruled country, the [...]
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Vietnam’s ‘incense village’ blazes pink ahead of lunar new year

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam’s “incense village”, dozens are hard at work dying, drying and whittling down bamboo bark to make the fragrant sticks ahead of the busy lunar new [...]
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Vietnam criticised for ‘totalitarian’ law banning online criticism of government

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has introduced a new cybersecurity law, which criminalises criticising the government online and forces internet providers to give authorities’ user data when [...]
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4 Vietnamese ‘tourists’ jailed for stealing from Uniqlo stores in Singapore

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four Vietnamese nationals hatched a plan to travel to Singapore for the sole purpose of stealing from clothing chain Uniqlo, a court heard. The two men and two women targeted [...]
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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

18-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about [...]
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Philippines contestant Catriona Gray named Miss Universe

18-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting [...]
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Vietnamese ride-hailing startup Be raises funding ahead of its launch

15-Dec-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

In the market, Be will be competing with Southeast Asian ride-hailing giants such as Grab and Go-Jek, who is present through Go-Viet Vietnam-based ride-hailing startup Be has [...]
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Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for ‘embezzling $4.5m’

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two executives from a near-bankrupt state-run shipbuilding company have been arrested in Vietnam on accusations of embezzling $4.5 million in collusion with a scandal-plagued [...]
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Vietnam launches crooked cop hotline amid corruption crackdown

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Vietnam has set up a telephone hotline for people to report accusations of police corruption, state media said on Tuesday, amid a crackdown on graft in the Southeast Asian [...]
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Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Nine drug smugglers were sentenced to death in Vietnam on Friday for selling methamphetamine and heroin in a country with some of the toughest drug laws in the world. Heroin [...]
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