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SE Asia deadlocked as South China Sea split deepens

SE Asia deadlocked as South China Sea split deepens

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations were deadlocked Sunday about how to confront China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea as pressure from Beijing again drove a wedge [...]
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The Latest: SE Asia nations give watered-down China rebuke

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the meeting in Laos of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local): 2:25 p.m. China’s foreign minister says he has [...]
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Vietnam warns South China Sea is a ‘test’ of Asean

Vietnam warns South China Sea is a ‘test’ of Asean

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has warned that the inability of Southeast Asian nations to forge a unified front against Beijing’s militarisation of the South China Sea is a [...]
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Asean makes last-ditch attempt at consensus on S. China Sea

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia’s main grouping made a last-ditch attempt to reach a consensus on countering China’s territorial expansion in the South China Sea, but their [...]
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China Scores Diplomatic Victory, Avoids Criticism From Asean

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China scored a diplomatic victory Monday, avoiding criticism by Southeast Asia’s main grouping over its territorial expansion in the South China Sea even though some of [...]
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No Asean consensus on S. China Sea despite rounds of talks

No Asean consensus on S. China Sea despite rounds of talks

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia’s main grouping apparently failed to reach a consensus Sunday on how to counter China’s territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying [...]
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Four Vietnamese vessels detained for illegally fishing in Terengganu waters

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Four Vietnamese vessels, worth a total of RM1.7 million, were seized by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for illegally fishing off Terengganu waters, on [...]
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Asean split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia’s main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China’s territorial expansion in the South [...]
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Thousands in funeral march for slain Cambodia activist

Thousands in funeral march for slain Cambodia activist

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of Cambodians on Sunday joined the funeral procession of a prominent government critic whose murder in broad daylight has raised suspicions of a hit job in [...]
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China ready to be reliable cooperation partner with Burma: FM

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi said here on Sunday that China is willing to be the most ideal and reliable partner for cooperation with Myanmar. When meeting with his [...]
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US approves $21m assistance to Burma

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

The United States will provide an additional $21 million (Bt730 million) in assistance to Myanmar, to promote economic growth and capacity building for long-term development [...]
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Burma needs to scale up transport investment: ADB

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar needs to invest $45 billion to $60 billion in transport projects over the next 15 years, to improve connectivity with neighbours and ensure equitable distribution of [...]
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Asean breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia for support

Asean breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia for support

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations overcame days of deadlock on Monday when the Philippines dropped a request for their joint statement to mention a landmark legal ruling on the South [...]
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The Latest: Meeting starts between ASEAN and China

The Latest: Meeting starts between ASEAN and China

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 3:12 PM

The Latest on the meeting of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A highly anticipated meeting between Southeast [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi to visit the US

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted an invite from Barack Obama to visit the United States, her government said Thursday, the first time the pair [...]
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