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Asia’s poor choking on filthy air

Asia’s poor choking on filthy air

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:33 AM

Polluted air is a “public health emergency”, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding nine out of 10 people globally breathe bad air that is blamed for [...]
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbours in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters [...]
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Burma’s Bagan ‘very likely’ to make World Heritage list after quake

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s ancient city of Bagan is “very likely” to be listed as a World Heritage site, a UNESCO official said Monday, promising a boon to a tourist [...]
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US regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US Department of Labour on Monday filed an administrative lawsuit against Palantir Technologies, alleging the data analytics and security company systematically [...]
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Burma’s Bagan set to make World Heritage list after quake

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s ancient city of Bagan is “very likely” to be listed as a World Heritage site, a Unesco official said Monday (September 26), promising a boon to a [...]
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EU demurs on new UN human rights resolution for Burma

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For the first time in 25 years, the European Union has decided not to table a human rights resolution directed at Myanmar in the United Nations general Assembly, saying the [...]
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Burma State Counsellor Suffering From Exhaustion After US, UK Visits

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s health is stable, but she is suffering from weakness and exhaustion and needs to rest following more than two weeks of [...]
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Stronger ties with Vietnam eyed

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Duterte is set to leave tomorrow for Hanoi for an official visit aimed at strengthening maritime security, law enforcement and defense cooperation with Vietnam. [...]
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Duterte ‘ready’ to discuss West PH Sea during Vietnam trip

Duterte ‘ready’ to discuss West PH Sea during Vietnam trip

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte will be “ready” to discuss the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute during his upcoming visit to Vietnam, another country with [...]
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Malaysia And Vietnam Retrench On Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

If you trust American political campaign statements, the wide-reaching Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement is on track to fail final approval after a decade of [...]
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Indonesia to sign rice import deal with Burma

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is due to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indonesia to export 500,000 tonnes of rice a year until 2019, according to Myanmar’s Commerce Ministry. [...]
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Trade with US reaches $134m

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Trade between Myanmar and US reached $134 million by September 9 this fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Commerce. “The country’s export earnings exceeded [...]
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Shinhan opens first Korean bank in Burma Shinhan strengthens Asian financial belt

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Shinhan Bank started operation in Myanmar, September 20, opening the first Korean bank branch in the Southeast Asian country. The branch in Yangon adds to Shinhan’s [...]
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Off-road to redemption: why I drove a US Army Jeep through Vietnam

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Don’t even think about trying to cross the street in Hanoi. So relentless was the flow of scooters in the Vietnamese capital that after two days I gave up, got into a [...]
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Duterte to fly to Vietnam, tackle sea dispute

Duterte to fly to Vietnam, tackle sea dispute

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

FOOD security is one concern that President Rodrigo R. Duterte should take up with his counterpart when he visits Vietnam, an analyst sought for comment said on Sunday. [...]
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