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To dodge trade war, Chinese exporters shift production to low-cost nations

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GUANGZHOU, China/YANGON (HeadlineNews) – Pressured by a labor crunch and rising wages in China, Shu Ke’an, whose company supplies bulletproof vests, rifle bags and other
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Cambodia’s royal oxen predict plentiful rice harvest amid EU tariffs

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Cambodia’s royal oxen eat during a royal ploughing ceremony in Takeo province, Cambodia, May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer PHNOM PENH (HeadlineNews) – Cambodia’s royal oxen predicted
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‘People are dying’: U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar’s Rakhine state

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YANGON (HeadlineNews) – A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers “predictable, sustained access” to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and
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In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture

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KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (HeadlineNews) – Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his
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Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing HeadlineNews journalists: UK’s Hunt

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain welcomed Myanmar’s release of two HeadlineNews journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary
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Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed HeadlineNews journalists’ appeal

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(In April 21 story, this corrected version adds dropped word “democracy” in paragraph eight.) FILE PHOTO: Detained HeadlineNews journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo
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Exclusive: U.N. draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to island

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YANGON (HeadlineNews) – The United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast, documents
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‘Buddhism under threat’: Thai election gives platform to radicals

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PATHUM THANI, Thailand (HeadlineNews) – A clothing and cosmetics model and a former monk are campaigning together for Thailand’s election at a market outside Bangkok.

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