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India says to defend China border after standoff ahead of Xi visit

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India said on Tuesday it would firmly defend its 3,500-km-long border with China after domestic media reported a new face-off on the disputed frontier, just days ahead of a [...]
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China to oppose India-Vietnam oil deal within disputed South China Sea

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

China today made it clear that it will “not support” the India-Vietnam agreement to enable ONGC to explore two more oil wells if they fall within the waters of [...]
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Kashmiris Cope With Flooding, and Resentment of India

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

When an Indian military helicopter hovered low over a relief camp set up in a mosque in Kashmir’s capital on a recent afternoon, a crowd formed on the ground below, but [...]
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Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia’s most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of [...]
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India to reap multi-layered benefits from falling global oil, gold prices

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Economictimes | 6:00 AM

India is expected to reap multi-layered benefits from the falling global oil, gold and coal prices as crude trades near the $100 barrel mark and gold prices have struck to a [...]
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Burma’s Small Businesses Targeted by World Bank Lending

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

World Bank Arm to Provide Financing for Capital-Starved Enterprises The International Finance Corp., the World Bank group’s private-sector arm, will provide [...]
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IFC Provides Burma Bank With Funding to Target Small Businesses

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The International Finance Corporation, the World Bank group’s private-sector arm, will provide Myanmar’s Yoma Bank with a $5 million loan to help finance [...]
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Oil & Gas Burma to Develop Supply Chain for Local Oil and Gas Eco-System

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 6:00 AM

The inaugural edition of Oil & Gas Myanmar is aiming to be a key driver in establishing a holistic supply chain of equipment and services for the burgeoning oil and gas [...]
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Bangladesh court commutes top Islamist’s death sentence

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a top Islamist preacher whose sentencing last year triggered the [...]
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Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions: study

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rising sea levels could threaten infrastructure worth more than Aus$226 billion (US$205 billion) in Australia if climate change is left unchecked, a study warned on [...]
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Australia plays down China ‘dirty coal’ ban impact

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia on Wednesday played down the impact of China banning the sale and import of “dirty” coal, saying miners would adapt and exports would not be [...]
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China’s Xi visits India, sets tone for future relations

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

India’s new prime minister will spend his 64th birthday Wednesday at a private dinner with Xi Jinping in his home state of Gujarat, as the Chinese president begins a [...]
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US diamond market to shine despite China, India growth: De Beers

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States is likely to remain the world’s largest market for diamonds for the next 15 years despite a growing appetite for the gems from China and India, [...]
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Sri Lanka backs China’s maritime ‘Silk Road’ plan

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping won Sri Lanka’s support Tuesday for a proposed maritime “Silk Road” linking China with Europe, and helped launch billion-dollar [...]
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Australia’s SAI gets no bids for whole firm; shares plunge

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s SAI Global Ltd, a compliance advisory firm that put itself in play after a $1 billion private equity approach, said it had received no final bids for the [...]
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