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Thailand braces for any backlash over world court’s temple ruling

Thailand braces for any backlash over world court’s temple ruling

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of villagers along Thailand’s border with Cambodia have fled their homes and built bunkers ahead of a world court ruling on a turf dispute that could set off a [...]
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Australia confused by Indonesia boat policy

Australia confused by Indonesia boat policy

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian Immigration minister Scott Morrison said Monday there was “no rhyme or reason” as to why Indonesia had accepted two boatloads of asylum-seekers picked [...]
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Indonesians on trial over ‘evil’ Burma embassy plot

Indonesians on trial over ‘evil’ Burma embassy plot

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two suspected Indonesian extremists went on trial Monday accused of an “evil conspiracy” to bomb the Myanmar embassy to avenge the killing of Rohingya Muslims in [...]
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Indonesian hackers still attacking civilian Australian sites, gets final warning from Anonymous Australia

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Last weekend, Indonesian hackers were busy attacking Australia’s spy agency websites and they managed to bring down one of them, ASIS.gov.au, with a DDoS attack. [...]
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Australia govt allows Saputo’s $420 million bid for WCB

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia said on Tuesday it would allow Saputo Inc to bid for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Ltd, removing a key obstacle for the deal aimed at consolidating [...]
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India to be largest overseas market by 2016: Marks & Spencer

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

British retailer Marks & Spencer aims to make India its largest international market outside home by more than doubling its store count by 2016, its global chief [...]
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India has gone from a ‘must-invest’ to a ‘must-deal-with’ country: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

India has gone from a ‘must-invest’ to a ‘must-deal-with’ country, PepsiCo Chair and CEO Indra Nooyi said, expressing the ambivalence that many [...]
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Australia and Indonesia in talks on refugee ‘swap’

Australia and Indonesia in talks on refugee ‘swap’

13-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia and Indonesia are discussing a people “swap” deal under which Jakarta would take asylum-seekers from Australia if Canberra agreed to take some of its [...]
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India PM to miss Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh will skip this week’s Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, the foreign ministry said Sunday, as pressure grows for a boycott of the [...]
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Indian INGO stands by Perkasa on ‘slaughtering of cows in school’ issue

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Non-Muslim students should be exempted from going to school on the day when cows are slaughtered for the Hari Raya Haji celebrations, thus ensuring the sensitivities of all [...]
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Tata, Singapore Airlines incorporate airline venture

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Financialexpress | 6:00 AM

Gearing up to launch full-service airline on domestic and international routes, salt-to-software conglomerate Tata group has incorporated its proposed aviation venture Tata [...]
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New stand-off with Indonesia over asylum-seekers

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Theaustralian | 6:00 AM

A NEW policy stand-off over Indonesia’s position on accepting asylum-seekers rescued in Indonesia’s search-and-rescue zone is playing out as the boatload of 60 [...]
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Sri Lanka detains Aussie, NZ lawmakers over rights probe

Sri Lanka detains Aussie, NZ lawmakers over rights probe

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sri Lankan immigration authorities on Sunday briefly detained an Australian and a New Zealand politician on a fact-finding mission into alleged human rights abuses, officials [...]
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Australian government boatpeople policy under fire

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Labour opposition on Sunday claimed the government’s boatpeople policy was in serious disarray after a high-seas stand-off with Indonesia. The Tony [...]
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New Zealand to ban shark finning

12-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Zealand is to ban shark finning in its waters within two years, Primary Industries minister Nathan Guy announced Sunday. It is already illegal in New Zealand to slice the [...]
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