SE Asia vows to rescue "boat people"; Myanmar seizes migrant vessel

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SE Asia vows to rescue 'boat people'; Myanmar seizes migrant vessel

Southeast Asian nations agreed on Friday to intensify search and rescue efforts to help vulnerable "boat people" stranded in the region's seas, as Myanmar said its navy had seized a vessel off its coast with more than 700 migrants aboard.

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Bravo Cong Phuong: the striker from Viet Nam shall be under the spotlight at SEA Games

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Bravo Cong Phuong: the striker from Viet Nam shall be under the spotlight at SEA Games

Footballchannel.asia has named Vietnamese striker Nguyen Cong Phuong as one of 10 players to watch at the coming Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

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Regional conference discusses migrant crisis in Southeast Asia

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Regional conference discusses migrant crisis in Southeast Asia

Delegates from 17 countries and representatives of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organisation for Migration came together for a regional conference on the migrant crisis in Southeast Asia in Bangkok, Thailand on May 29.

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Asia-Pacific expert group talks non-traditional security threats

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Asia-Pacific expert group talks non-traditional security threats

The Expert Group on Security in the Asia-Pacific closed its annual workshop in the central city of Da Nang on May 29 after five days of sitting.

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Vietnam to host Asia-Pacific Bonsai Festival 2015

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The fifth Asia-Pacific Bonsai Festival will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 5-8, according to the Saigon Giai Phong (Saigon Liberated) newspaper.

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Thai official warns of 'alarming level' of boat people

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Thai official warns of 'alarming level' of boat people

Thailand's Foreign Minister said Friday that the upsurge of boat people in Southeast Asia has reached an "alarming level," and called for governments in the region to address the root causes of the crisis — a reference to the swelling number of refugees who have fled persecution in Myanmar.

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Asia migrants: Bangkok meeting to debate crisis

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Asia migrants: Bangkok meeting to debate crisis

A regional conference is under way in the Thai capital Bangkok to discuss possible solutions to the South East Asia migrant crisis.

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Gina Rinehart loses control of $3.8B family trust

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Asia’s wealthiest woman, Gina Rinehart, has lost a four-year court battle over control of her family trust which is worth about $4B. Bloomberg’s Dan Petrie reports on “Trending Business.”

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Vietnam boats three among 27 Asia’s natural wonders

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Vietnam boats three among 27 Asia’s natural wonders

Vietnam is home to three among Asia’s 27 natural wonders listed by website Smarter Travel.

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HCMC to kick off 2015 Asia-Pacific Bonsai Festival

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HCMC to kick off 2015 Asia-Pacific Bonsai Festival

The 2015 Asia-Pacific Bonsai Festival will take place at Japanese Cultural Park in Hoc Mon district’s Xuan Thoi Dong commune from June 5 to 8, announced Chairman of HCMC Ornamental Creature Association Vo Van Cuong.

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US says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin

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US says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin

The United States said on May 29 that thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered in Bangkok to discuss the regional crisis.

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Heritage Photo Tour 2015 kicks off

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Heritage Photo Tour 2015 kicks off

VietNamNet Bridge – Responding to the National Tourist Year 2015 and the acknowledgement of the Trang An complex in Ninh Binh Province by UNESCO as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site – the first mixed Heritage Site in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, Heritage Magazine has launched new programme titled "Heritage Photo Tour 2015"as part of the Photographic Contest –Heritage Journey 2015.

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US travel site lists Ha Long, Son Doong Cave among Asia's best eco spots

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US travel site lists Ha Long, Son Doong Cave among Asia's best eco spots

US travel guide site Smarter Travel has named three places from Vietnam in a list of favorite natural wonders in Asia.

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Viet Nam rank fifth in Asia

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Viet Nam rank fifth in Asia

Viet Nam beat Japan 3-1 today to secure the fifth place of the Asian WOmen's Volleyball Championship in China.

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Vietnam boasts three among 27 Asia’s natural wonders

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Vietnam is home to three among Asia’s 27 natural wonders listed by website Smarter Travel. Ha Long Bay came first in the list, described as a giant sea dragon with over 1,500 islets jutting out of the turquoise water.

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