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Image : Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat

Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 31,2016

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At a shopping plaza in the Washington suburbs, the flag of the long-defunct South Vietnam flies beside the Stars and Stripes. Former refugees who congregate there hold fast to their roots, but their political allegiances are

Image : Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 29,2016

Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a car and knife rampage at a US college on Monday that left 11 people injured. The attack at Ohio State University was carried out by

Image : Gorgeous landscapes reveal idyllic tranquillity in Central Highlands

Gorgeous landscapes reveal idyllic tranquillity in Central Highlands

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 03,2016

Here are some great images taken by amateur photographer Manh Hung of the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and other landscapes of the Central Highlands region.

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Hunt for missing Myanmar plane enters third day; total of 31 bodies recovered

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'We have not received any information about survivors.'...

Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft

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The weather had been 'normal' on takeoff....

Search mounted for Myanmar army plane missing with 122 aboard

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15 children from army families were on the missing flight....

Debris from Myanmar military plane found at sea

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A former executive at the aviation ministry said many of the aircraft in Myanmar's fleet were old and decrepit....

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: army chief, airport source

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'We think it was a technical failure. Weather is fine there.'...

Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF

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'If the current trend continues then you're going to lose the wild elephant population in the next 1-2 years.'...

Vietnam’s beauty industry targets Cambodia, Myanmar

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Vietnamnet - There are significant opportunities for Vietnamese firms to invest in the beauty sector in Cambodia and Myanmar as well as export beauty products to the two markets, participants at an Ho Chi Minh City conference said on May 18....

Vietnamese firms reach deals with Myanmar partners

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Vietnamnet - A number of Vietnamese firms reached partnership deals with Myanmar companies during the Vietnam-Myanmar Trade-Services-Tourism Fair 2017 in Yangon, as part of their market research trip lasting two weeks....

FPT wins major IT contract in Myanmar

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Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA - Vietnamese IT giant FPT Corporation has been selected by Myanmar to implement a US$11.3 million project that is part of a programme to modernise the nation’s public finance system....

As world's support ebbs, Myanmar refugees feel pushed back to unsafe homes

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Yahoo News Myanmar’s harsh military rulers were swept aside more than a year ago in a democratic tsunami. A ceasefire was supposed to put an end to decades of civil war between the government and minority ethnic groups. The 100,000 refugees living...

Myanmar says army ends operation in troubled Rakhine state

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Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's national security adviser says the military has ended its four-month counterinsurgency operation in troubled Rakhine state, where it had been accused of rape, torture and other abuses against Muslim...

Myanmar woman detained in probe into death of half-brother of North Korea leader: Bernama

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Yahoo News KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities have detained a woman from Myanmar in connection with the investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Malaysian state news agency...

Vietnamese firms eye investing in Myanmar

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Vietnamnet - Vietnamese small-and medium-sized enterprises are keen to explore investing in Myanmar, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper....

Myanmar says it killed Bangladeshi fisherman in self-defense

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Yahoo News By Simon Lewis and Mohammad Nurul Islam YANGON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - A Myanmar patrol boat opened fire on Bangladeshi fishermen, killing one, because it feared it was under attack, Myanmar state media said on Wednesday, in a...

Buddhist monk arrested in Myanmar with 4 million meth pills

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Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar police say a Buddhist monk has been arrested after authorities found more than 4 million methamphetamine pills in his car and in his monastery....

U.S. 'deeply troubled' by U.N. report of Myanmar atrocities against Muslims

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Yahoo News The United States is "deeply troubled" by the findings of a United Nations report that said soldiers in Myanmar's Rakhine State had committed atrocities against minority Muslims, the State Department said on Monday. Washington was still...

Myanmar army killed and raped in Rohingya ethnic cleansing: U.N.

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Yahoo News Myanmar's security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages since October in a campaign that "very likely" amounts to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing, the U.N....

Slain Myanmar lawyer's family considers him a fallen hero

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Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The family of an assassinated adviser to Myanmar's government had worried about his activities and warned him to be careful, but he pursued his work for the sake of the country's people, regardless of who they were...

Banned from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junk

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Yahoo News THA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo and twine, just steps away from the sturdy and...

Myanmar asks for 'time and space' to solve Rohingya crisis

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Yahoo News Myanmar's deputy defence chief on Monday urged the world to give his government "time and space" to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns jihadists could exploit the situation. Rear Admiral Myint Nwe told a...

The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants

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Yahoo News "Elephant's skin can cure skin diseases like eczema," one shop owner, who requested anonymity, told AFP next to a counter brimming with porcupine quills and snake skins. Another young man touting his wares nearby promised a paste made...

Viettel becomes fourth telecom provider in Myanmar

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—Myanmar National Tele & Communications Co. Ltd. (MNTC), a joint venture between Viettel Global, Myanmar National Telecom Holding Public Limited (MNTH) and Star High Public Company Limited (Star High) has officially received a...

Myanmar Muslims hope UN envoy's visit will bring change

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Yahoo News KYEE KAN PYIN, Myanmar (AP) — Muslim villagers in western Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state said Sunday that they hope positive change will result from a U.N. envoy's visit to the region, where soldiers are accused of widespread abuses...

Myanmar faces danger from Islamic State militants, Malaysian police say

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Yahoo News By Rozanna Latiff KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Myanmar faces a growing danger of attacks by foreign supporters of Islamic State (IS) recruited from Southeast Asian networks in support of persecuted Muslim Rohingyas, Malaysia's top...

Myanmar to investigate police abuse of Rohingya

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Yahoo News Myanmar's government on Monday pledged to investigate a video apparently showing police beating and kicking Rohingya civilians, a rare admission that authorities may have carried out abuses against the Muslim minority. Tens of thousands...

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