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12 children, man die in train-bus crash in India

12 children, man die in train-bus crash in India

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:49 AM

Twelve children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southernIndia, police said. The bus driver also died while [...]
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Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start wargames

Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start wargames

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:30 AM

The US, India and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pacific, beefing up naval ties as they warily eye an increasingly assertive China. Warships from the [...]
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Australian injecting room upholds fight against Aids epidemic

Australian injecting room upholds fight against Aids epidemic

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:28 AM

Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney’s Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented a HIV [...]
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US Senate panel approves Vietnam nuke agreement

US Senate panel approves Vietnam nuke agreement

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:18 AM

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the US and Vietnam, as Washington looks to expand its relationship [...]
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Burma to Try Former Religion minister on National Security Charges

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar former religious affairs minister Hsan Sint was charged in court Tuesday with undermining national security, his lawyer said, as prosecutors withdrew corruption [...]
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Japan to Join US-India Military Exercises

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Warships from India, Japan and the US will participate in joint exercises in the Pacific Ocean near Japan starting Thursday – a sign of greater maritime cooperation [...]
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Burma opens up economy, but true democracy is still elusive

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | West Hawaii Today | 6:00 AM

On a recent rain-soaked night, the ancient gold Shwedagon Pagoda, believed to contain relics of the Buddha, glowed through the mist in Yangon. Not far away, a more modern [...]
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The route to development in NE is through Burma

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

The government recently announced a bi-weekly bus service connecting India’s North-East to Myanmar. This is a good first step towards connecting with South-east Asia. [...]
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Report: Burma plans to build nuke reactor for research

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | World Bulletin | 6:00 AM

Minister for Science and Technology says country developing ‘human resources’ for nuclear sector, state-run New Light of Myanmar reports. Myanmar is planning to [...]
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Chinese railway project in Burma cancelled, official says

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

Nay Pyi Taw – A planned rail project to give China access to the Indian Ocean through Myanmar has been cancelled due to strong public objections and delays, a senior [...]
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Burma, China to cooperate on human trafficking

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

Myanmar and Chinese authorities have held a meeting from July 15 to 19 to discuss clamping down on human trafficking between the two countries. The meeting focused on how [...]
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KBZ Bank picks up another award for excellence

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

Kanbawza Bank was named Best Bank in Myanmar by the UK-based financial markets magazine Euromoney at a ceremony in Hong Kong on July 17, following two awards a week earlier [...]
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Rouhani: Iran Ready to Help Burma Improve Ties with Muslims

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Tasnim News | 6:00 AM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced his concern about the conditions of Muslims in Myanmar, saying that Tehran is ready to help the country improve its relations with [...]
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UN religion expert meets Vietnam government

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Uca News | 6:00 AM

The United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Heiner Bielefeldt, is meeting Vietnamese government officials this week to draw up a report for the [...]
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India Is High On Japan’s Investment Radar

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Japanese institutional investors have ranked India number one with regard to investment potential in comparison to key emerging markets, according to a recent report by [...]
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