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Life a constant battle for Philippine squatters - ABS CBN News

Life a constant battle for Philippine squatters - ABS CBN News | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Life a constant battle for Philippine squattersABS CBN Newsby Cecil Morella, Agence France-Presse MANILA, Philippines - The women and children of a shantytown in the Philippine capital huddled along an alleyway while the men battled riot police nearby...
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Indonesia Bans Foreigners From Holding CEO Post At Local Firms - Bernama

Indonesia Bans Foreigners From Holding CEO Post At Local Firms - Bernama | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Indonesia Bans Foreigners From Holding CEO Post At Local FirmsBernamaBy Ahmad Fuad Yahya JAKARTA, March 12 (Bernama) -- Indonesia has banned foreigners from holding the post of chief executive officer (CEO) and human resources (HR)-related...
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Women weather climate change : Lao Voices

Women weather climate change : Lao Voices | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
As the world commemorates International Women's Day on Thursday, women around the globe are speaking out on various issues that affect them.
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Think Twice Cambodia

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International Volunteer Day (IVD) is a global celebration of volunteer-involving organizations and... (Help adults to earn so children can learn!
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Burma's Peace Talks With Kachin Rebels Comes To Nothing - Eurasia Review

Burma's Peace Talks With Kachin Rebels Comes To Nothing - Eurasia Review | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
BBC NewsBurma's Peace Talks With Kachin Rebels Comes To NothingEurasia ReviewBy Zin Linn The existing Burmese government led by President Thein Sein seems neglecting its own promises – good governance, national reconciliation, poverty alleviation...
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Return to Burma, Midi Z (Taiwan 2010): San Francisco International Asian ... - US-China Institute

Return to Burma, Midi Z (Taiwan 2010): San Francisco International Asian ... - US-China Institute | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Return to Burma, Midi Z (Taiwan 2010): San Francisco International Asian ...US-China InstituteA Burmese laborer in Taiwan returns home, but feels like a stranger in a strange land, in this rare example of a feature film made and (surreptitiously)...
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Malaysian minister to step down amid accusations her family misused $83 ... - Washington Post

Malaysian minister to step down amid accusations her family misused $83 ... - Washington Post | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Moneycontrol.comMalaysian minister to step down amid accusations her family misused $83 ...Washington PostKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian minister says she will step down amid accusations that her family misused a 250 million ringgit ($83 million)...
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Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi offered honourary Canadian citizenship by John Baird | News | National Post

Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi offered honourary Canadian citizenship by John Baird | News | National Post | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird came bearing gifts Thursday as he travelled to Burma, an Asian nation ruled by one of that continent’s most repressive dictatorial regimes.
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Bonsai Burma

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A beautiful time lapse tilt-shift film Joerg Daiber of Burma, a small country located between India and Thailand.
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Myanmar's Continuing Repression

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If you lift economic and diplomatic sanctions, the good news from Myanmar could be short-lived.
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Taking Vietnam’s economy to the next level

Taking Vietnam’s economy to the next level | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
To continue on a strong GDP growth trajectory, the country should work to raise its labor productivity.During the past quarter century, Vietnam has emerged as one of Asia’s great success stories.
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Cebu town in state of calamity

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MANILA, Philippines – The number of typhoid cases in the town of Tuburan, Cebu has continued to rise, prompting the local government to declare a state of calamity.
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Sotheby's trying to resolve Cambodia relic dispute - Boston.com

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ARTINFOSotheby's trying to resolve Cambodia relic disputeBoston.comBy Ula Ilnytzky AP / March 1, 2012 NEW YORK—Sotheby's is working to help return an ancient statue to Cambodia after the government claimed it had been illegally removed from the...
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India to Replicate Cambodia's Angkor Wat - Wall Street Journal (blog)

India to Replicate Cambodia's Angkor Wat - Wall Street Journal (blog) | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Charlotte ObserverIndia to Replicate Cambodia's Angkor WatWall Street Journal (blog)By Preetika Rana AP Built during the reign of Hindu King Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat is one of Cambodia's prime tourist destinations.
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Moody's sees Philippine fiscal consolidation to continue in 2012

Moody's sees Philippine fiscal consolidation to continue in 2012 | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
The gains made by the Philippines on fiscal reforms and debt reduction last year will likely continue this year, New York-based Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Monday.
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Khmer Rouge legacy: Land disputes - CNN.com

Khmer Rouge legacy: Land disputes - CNN.com | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
In a week where three top surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime stand trial for crimes against humanity, the legacy of that era is still creating upheaval more than 30 years later.
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Hanoi emerging as a destination for foodies - Chicago Tribune

Hanoi emerging as a destination for foodies - Chicago Tribune | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
TuoitrenewsHanoi emerging as a destination for foodiesChicago TribuneIn 2010, the website Sherman's Travel (www.shermanstravel.com) ranked Hanoi, Vietnam's second-largest city after Ho Chi Minh City, as the No.
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Philippines Central Bank May Pause After Its Two Rate Cuts, Tetangco Says - Bloomberg

Philippines Central Bank May Pause After Its Two Rate Cuts, Tetangco SaysBloombergThe Philippine central bank may pause after reducing the benchmark interest rate at both of its meetings so far this year as elevated oil prices threaten to spur...
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Indonesia's 'Little Monsters' Snap Up Lady Gaga Tickets - Jakarta Globe

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Jakarta GlobeIndonesia's 'Little Monsters' Snap Up Lady Gaga TicketsJakarta GlobeFans of Lady Gaga line up on Saturday to buy tickets for the pop star's June concert in the capital.
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International Women's Day: Having it all in Cambodia | WORLD VISION BLOG

International Women's Day: Having it all in Cambodia | WORLD VISION BLOG | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Today is International Women’s Day. We honor the remarkable achievements of women like Konitha, a mother and entrepreneur in Cambodia who used World Vision business loans to build a life ...
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"To be like you".. sometimes we have it all and we don't see it.

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Transitions: Reading the tea leaves in Burma - Foreign Policy (blog)

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Transitions: Reading the tea leaves in BurmaForeign Policy (blog)I recently heard an odd story from a source very close to the government in Burma. The source predicted a serious bout of political instability for the country in June 2012.
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Update: Encinitas-Based Nonprofit Expands Efforts in Cambodia

Microloans for Mothers will also host a happy hour today to support its growing operations.
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Cambodians Work to Recover Priceless Antiquities

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The proposed sale of an ancient Cambodian statue at Soethby’s auction house in New York has raised new questions about the legality of selling looted ancient artwork.
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Philippines eyes 6% growth despite China, oil worries

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The Philippines will hit or top its growth target of 5-6 percent this year despite rising oil prices and China's forecast of slightly slower economic expansion, officials said Tuesday.
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Cambodia, in and Around Kep, Open but Undeveloped

Cambodia, in and Around Kep, Open but Undeveloped | News from Southeast Asia | Scoop.it
Coastal Cambodia is ripe for travel right now, still mostly itself, with roads and a few nice hotels. But the clock is ticking until the concrete and crowds arrive.
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