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Cambodia faces US, EU action after banning opposition ahead of elections

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States promised “concrete steps” against Cambodia and the European Union threatened vital trade preferences after the Cambodian Supreme Court banned [...]
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3 Abu Sayyaf caught planning attacks ahead of Asean Summit: police

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Authorities on Friday said 3 suspected Abu Sayyaf members were arrested for allegedly planning attacks in the capital ahead of the Asean Summit this week. Firearms, [...]
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UN urges end to Burma attacks against Rohingya

UN urges end to Burma attacks against Rohingya

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

UN member-states on Thursday urged Myanmar authorities to end a military campaign against the Muslim Rohingya in a resolution adopted despite opposition from China, Russia [...]
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Actress claims more job offers after Asean lane controversy

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Actress Maria Isabel Lopez could lose her license for using a traffic lane reserved for Asean delegates, but she has also gained career opportunities, she said. “Too [...]
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Cambodia’s main opposition party dissolved by Supreme Court

Cambodia’s main opposition party dissolved by Supreme Court

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s highest court dissolved the main opposition party on Thursday, leaving authoritarian prime minister Hun Sen clear to extend more than three decades of power [...]
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Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election will go ahead

Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election will go ahead

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said in a statement broadcast on state television and Facebook on Thursday a general election planned for 2018 will go ahead, hours after the [...]
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Asean underscores importance of non-militarisation amid S. China Sea code talks

Asean underscores importance of non-militarisation amid S. China Sea code talks

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) underscored “the importance of non-militarisation and self-restraint” among claimant parties in the disputed [...]
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Palace to solons disappointed with Asean outcome: Read the outputs

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

Those who were disappointed with the outcome of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and related summits obviously did not know what happened behind [...]
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Asean should address human rights issues: ex-CHR chief

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations should investigate alleged human rights investigations in the region, the former head of the Philippines’ human rights [...]
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Asean needs roadmap for the future, forum told

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) needs a roadmap to move the bloc forward, with unity still the core principle, Foreign minister Don Pramudwinai said on [...]
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Strengthening tropical threat to target southern Vietnam this weekend

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

Tropical Depression 31W developed near the Philippines on Thursday night, local time, and is expected to track westward across the South China Sea from Friday into Saturday. [...]
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Asean, US proclaim commitment to fight terror, violent extremism

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Asean and US leaders reaffirmed their commitment to fighting terrorism and violent extremism at the 31st Asean Summit and Related Summits here, which ended yesterday. [...]
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Chevron says it will push for Burma human rights

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

US oil giant Chevron has responded to criticisms over its partnership with a government accused by the United Nations of ethnic cleansing. The firm has multibillion dollar [...]
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Rohingya activists demand a halt to ‘ongoing genocide’

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Activists have called for stronger action to stop the “ongoing genocide” against Rohingya Muslims after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he was against [...]
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Narendra Modi concludes Manila visit: PM reiterates Act East policy at Asean, makes fresh anti-terror pitch

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Firstpost | 6:00 AM

Reasserting India’s Act East policy at the 15th Asean-India Summit, prime minister Narendra Modi in an unprecedented move invited all the leaders of the Association of [...]
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