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Asean 2017 launched: Duterte seeks unity

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 6:00 AM

President Duterte emphasized the need for unity and the importance of the rule of law as the Philippines kicked off yesterday its hosting of this year’s Association of [...]
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China-US Rivalry Spurs Vietnam to Look for New Comrades

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is intensifying efforts to build stronger trade and security relationships with countries like India, France and Japan Vietnam is using new security and trade [...]
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Lost Australian family found safe on Japan ski mountain

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Heavy snowfall has hit some parts of Japan and the country’s weather agency has warned about snowstorms in coastal areas including Nagano, home to many ski resorts An [...]
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Burma’s ‘smiling’ Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tears fill Maung Lay’s eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that [...]
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Japan pledges patrol vessels, aid for Vietnam

Japan pledges patrol vessels, aid for Vietnam

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan pledged new patrol boats and $1.1 billion in aid to Vietnam Monday as part of a sprawling package targeting maritime and security affairs to bolster ties in the face of [...]
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Vietnam premier urges more investment from Japan

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday urged Japan to invest more in the Southeast Asian country to become its top foreign investor. Speaking at a conference [...]
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E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for [...]
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Back in the delta, US envoy Kerry meets Viet Cong foe

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Viet Cong veteran Vo Ban Tam remembers the first time he crossed paths with John Kerry on the banks on the Bay Hap river, a day that ended in bloodshed. Almost a half-century [...]
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Trump Nominees Give Vietnam’s Premier Hope of Trade Pact Support

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is holding out hope that incoming US President Donald Trump will reconsider the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal that would [...]
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PHL chairmanship of Asean 2017 launched

PHL chairmanship of Asean 2017 launched

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sunday led the launching ceremony of the Philippines’ chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) 2017 as he vows [...]
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Ken Burns returns to PBS with ‘Vietnam War’

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

No, this is not the most divided America has ever been. Not by a long shot. There was the Civil War, obviously. But more recently, there was the War in Vietnam – a [...]
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John Kerry returns to site where he killed man during Vietnam war

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The US secretary of state, a decorated veteran, meets former Viet Cong guerrilla who ambushed his patrol boat in 1969 Vo Ban Tam, a Viet Cong veteran, remembers the first [...]
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China, Vietnam agree to manage differences on South China Sea

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam on Saturday issued a joint communique, pledging to manage maritime differences and safeguard the peace and stability of the South China Sea. The communique [...]
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China, Vietnam Paper over Antagonisms Caused by South China Sea Dispute

China, Vietnam Paper over Antagonisms Caused by South China Sea Dispute

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Yibada | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam issued a polite joint communique on the final day in China by Nguyen Phu Trong, the visiting general Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central [...]
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A look at how Trump might shake things up in Asia

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has offered views on US relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. From opposing free trade agreements to [...]
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