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Vietnam: Chinese Vessel Rammed, Sank Fishing Boat – Update

28-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The standoff between China and Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters remained tense Tuesday, a day after a Vietnamese fishing boat capsized following a collision [...]
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Chinese Boat Attacks, Sinks Vietnam Fishing Vessel, Vietnam Says

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Chinese vessel attacked and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat, the Vietnam government said, raising tensions over a territorial dispute that saw clashes between the [...]
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Vietnam fishing boat rammed and sunk by China ship

Vietnam fishing boat rammed and sunk by China ship

28-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese fishing boat was rammed and sunk by a Chinese vessel amid a tense territorial confrontation in the South China Sea over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig, [...]
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Fitch: Institutional Framework for Australian Subnationals Remains Strong

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings says in a newly-published report that the overall strength of the Australian institutional framework remains a major positive credit factor for subnationals. [...]
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Indian killed in road accident in Singapore

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Times of India | 6:00 AM

An Indian man was killed in a road accident in Singapore, media reported on Sunday. The unnamed Indian man, a shipyard worker, 35, was hit by a truck while he was cycling to [...]
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New Zealand/Australia Morning Call-Global markets

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Friday, buoyed by a rally in housing stocks after better-than-expected home sales and a jump in Hewlett-Packard shares a day after [...]
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Liquor firms look beyond China in hunt for new Asian drinkers

27-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Young middle-class drinkers from Asia’s emerging economies are being targeted as China’s voracious appetite for wine slows down, organisers said ahead of the [...]
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Mining giants slam Australia’s ‘high’ taxes, costs and currency

27-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three of the world’s biggest miners have warned that government taxes, high costs and a strong currency are putting pressure on their Australian operations, reports [...]
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Vietnam won’t be pushed around by China

Vietnam won’t be pushed around by China

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Boston Globe | 6:00 AM

Vietnam may prove harder to push around than some of China’s other maritime neighbours in contested waters. Vietnamese and Chinese ships recently rammed each other and [...]
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Australian senator brings ‘bomb’ to parliament

Australian senator brings ‘bomb’ to parliament

27-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A long-standing Australian senator on Monday brought what he said could be a pipe bomb to the national parliament to demonstrate his view that new security regulations are [...]
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Iranian asylum-seeker beaten to death: Australian review

27-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A review into a riot at an Australian detention centre on Papua New Guinea found Monday that an Iranian man was “brutally beaten” to death by a man employed by [...]
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Modi to be sworn in as Indian PM

Modi to be sworn in as Indian PM

27-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Narendra Modi was to be sworn in Monday as India’s prime minister in a ceremony attended by a slew of foreign dignitaries – including the prime minister of [...]
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Rocket Internet and Qatar’s Ooredoo team up to create an ecommerce empire in Asia

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Qatari telco Ooredoo and ecommerce venture firm Rocket Internet announced today the two massive companies will partner to jointly develop online businesses in Asia. The two [...]
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Hopes are high for a Modi-fied India

27-May-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

As Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia gets set for takeoff in India, CEO Tony Fernandes says there couldn’t have been a better time to launch a new business in the [...]
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Australia’s ANZ bank upbeat on Thailand

27-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ongoing political turmoil has led to increasing uncertainty about business prospects there. The approval paves the way for the Australian lender to gain a [...]
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