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After Russia UN veto, countries seek court for Flight MH17 prosecutions

After Russia UN veto, countries seek court for Flight MH17 prosecutions

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:17 AM

The five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago are considering setting up an independent international tribunal after Russia [...]
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Investigators use photos to determine plane debris is from Boeing 777

Investigators use photos to determine plane debris is from Boeing 777

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CBS News | 8:16 AM

Investigators were able to determine that the debris that washed ashore on the French island of La Reunion was from a Boeing 777 solely based on photographs, CBS News has [...]
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Artist Ai Weiwei arrives in Germany as Britain slammed over visa

Artist Ai Weiwei arrives in Germany as Britain slammed over visa

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 8:15 AM

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei arrived in Germany Thursday on his first overseas trip since he was arrested nearly four years ago, after Britain denied him a six-month [...]
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Vietnam Floods Kill 17 and Threaten to Pollute Ha Long Bay

Vietnam Floods Kill 17 and Threaten to Pollute Ha Long Bay

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 8:07 AM

Flooding in northern Vietnam has killed at least 17 people, with the continuing rain prompting concerns of landslides and of pollution from inundated coal mines reaching one [...]
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Number stamped on aircraft debris should help quick ID – Australia

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:00 AM

A number stamped on a piece of aircraft debris found on La Reunion Island could help quickly identify whether it came from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, missing for more [...]
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Burma amnesty frees Chinese loggers, political prisoners

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 4:00 AM

Myanmar on Thursday released 155 Chinese nationals, who were last week jailed for illegal logging, as a “goodwill” gesture following intense lobbying from Beijing [...]
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Burma pardons China loggers among nearly 7,000 prisoners

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AP | 4:00 AM

More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that included nearly 7,000 [...]
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Military ties between China and Vietnam to develop further: official

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 4:00 AM

Relations between the Vietnamese and Chinese militaries will enjoy new development and become one of the important pillars of relations between the two parties and states, a [...]
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Australia ‘increasingly confident’ wreckage is from MH370

01-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 4:00 AM

Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said Friday they were “increasingly confident” that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the [...]
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Virgin Australia flight turns back to LA after window crack

31-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:18 AM

A Virgin Australia flight bound for Brisbane was turned back to Los Angeles after a crack was found in the passenger jet’s windscreen, the airline said Thursday. Flight [...]
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British PM offers loan, touts trade potential on Vietnam visit

31-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:18 AM

Prime minister David Cameron pushed to step up trade with Vietnam on Wednesday to capitalise on “enormous” opportunities for British firms in an economy Britain [...]
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Burma frees thousands of prisoners, including 210 foreigners: official

31-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:18 AM

A Virgin Australia flight bound for Brisbane was turned back to Los Angeles after a crack was found in the passenger jet’s windscreen, the airline said Thursday. Flight [...]
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Govt’s inability to push for reforms will hurt India’s growth: Moody’s

31-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Livemint | 7:18 AM

The government’s inability to push through key legislative reforms such as the land acquisition bill, flexible labour laws and the goods and services tax (GST) bill [...]
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2 Indians among recipients of 2015 Magsaysay Award

31-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 7:18 AM

An Indian anti-corruption campaigner and a fellow countryman who recycles clothes for the poor are among this year’s recipients of the Philippines’ Ramon [...]
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Key facts about the TPP trade alliance

31-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:18 AM

The Obama administration’s ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) proposal would create a 12-country trade bloc covering about 40 percent of the global economy and [...]
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