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US to renew Myanmar sanctions, but make some “changes”

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Despite a new democratically-elect government in office in Myanmar, the US plans to renew the bulk of its sanctions against the country upon expiry...
Malaysia: Anti-Najib protests escalate; Qatar, China interested in troubled fund 1MDB

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Amidst a high-profile scandal about billions of ringgit allegedly siphoned off from state-owned investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1MDB, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib...
US takes steps to clear Myanmar company blacklist

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The US has been telling Myanmar companies it once designated as cronies of Myanmar’s former military junta that now may be the time to...
Kerry in Vietnam: Focus on trade, security

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, in his first visit to Vietnam in this role, will seek closer trade and security ties between the...
Vietnam presses ahead with nuclear power plans

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Vietnam is pressing ahead with Southeast Asia's most ambitious civilian nuclear energy programme. Foreign companies and governments are competing to get a toehold in...
After Obama, Kerry cancels Philippines trip

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was supposed to make a visit to the Philippines on behalf of US President Barack Obama on...
US, Vietnam ink civil nuclear deal

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The US and Vietnam are moving to boost cooperation in the energy sector by signing a deal on civilian nuclear power that will allow...
US shutdown helps China take APEC center stage

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Taking advantage of the US government shutdown, China has taken center stage of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Indonesia and proposed a...
Obama also cancels Philippines visit

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After the White House said that US President Barack Obama will cancel his trip to Malaysia, it added on October 2 that the president...