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Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a UN-backed tribunal holds an initial [...]
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Australia’s Qantas to continue flying over Iraq

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian airline Qantas said Tuesday it would continue flying over Iraqi airspace, despite alliance partner Emirates deciding to alter its routes over concerns about [...]
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Battered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China row

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese fisherman Dang Van Hoanh sits on the deck of a creaky ferry, nursing a broken leg wrapped in grubby bandages and splinted with wood. Staring out to sea, he [...]
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Britain’s Prince Harry joins photobomb craze

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elisabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens [...]
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Australia ‘needs to lower costs’ to attract investment: Rinehart

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart said Tuesday that high costs were hurting resources investment in Australia, as a study found that only the country’s agriculture sector [...]
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Fitch Teleconf: Asia-Pacific Sovereign Overview on 31 July 2014

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Fitch | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings will hold two teleconferences to discuss the outlook for Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings on Thursday, 31 July 2014. The call is being held in conjunction with [...]
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India refutes Burma allegation on land encroachment

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | E-pao | 6:00 AM

The 8th meeting of the Border Liaison Offices (BLOs) was held today at the conference hall of Moreh Trade Centre. During the meeting, Myanmar team was led by U.Zaw Zaw, DC [...]
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Cambodian Parties Pick Rights Activist as Key NEC Member

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

Cambodia’s ruling and opposition parties agreed Monday to nominate a top local human rights campaigner as a key member of a national election body in a significant move [...]
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Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash, Gaza conflict

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and [...]
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Asylum-seekers kept at sea by Australia to seek compensation

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel will seek compensation for their treatment, their lawyers said Monday. The [...]
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New Zealand Herald Apologises for Using Photo of Jackass Star Ryan Dunn in Story about Killed Israeli Soldier

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A newspaper has apologised after mistakenly printing a photograph of Jackass star Ryan Dunn on its front page to accompany a story about a New Zealand-born Israeli soldier [...]
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Australia approves huge India-backed mine

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has approved a massive coal mine that could ultimately provide electricity for up to 100 million Indians, angering environmentalists who warned Monday it may [...]
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National Australia Bank Sells GBP 625m of Distressed UK Commercial Property Loans

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

National Australia Bank is selling a parcel of distressed loans from its UK commercial real estate portfolio to an affiliate of New York-based buyout group Cerberus Global [...]
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Australian PM Abbott’s tough stance on MH17 paying off – poll

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Embattled Australian prime minister Tony Abbott’s forthright handling of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 appears to have paid off, a poll released on [...]
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Burma/Burma: Farmers face prison sentences for trespassing

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Scoop | 6:00 AM

President of Myanmar, U Thein Sein, announced that the government cannot give back over 30,000 acres of paddy land that the state has been using since it was confiscated by [...]
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