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India cbank says all companies must apply 2-step payments for credit cards

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s central bank said that all transactions involving domestic credit cards must follow rules requiring additional verification, a stance that could impact [...]
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Burma to build two dry ports

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has invited local and foreign investors to build the country’s first two dry ports to facilitate shipment of cargo inland, state media reported Sunday. The [...]
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China UnionPay Intl card to be introduced in Burma next month

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

China UnionPay International (UPI), in cooperation with Myanmar’s Cooperative Bank (CB), will introduce EASi Travel UnionPay card for the first time in Myanmar starting [...]
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Vietnam Sends Envoy to China to Smooth Tensions

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is sending a senior Communist party official to China this week to try to rebuild relations badly bit by Beijing’s decision to deploy an oil rig in waters [...]
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Signal to China? Modi extends Japan trip by a day

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

If anybody thought Japan had fallen off PM Narendra Modi’s radar after he decided to postpone his visit in July, Modi is more than making up for it. In a sign that [...]
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Minister travels to Burma and Indonesia

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Scoop | 6:00 AM

Minister travels to Myanmar and Indonesia Minister Tim Groser travels to Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, this week to participate in a series of annual regional trade meetings. He will [...]
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New Taiwan-NZ venture fund closes first tranche with $75m in kitty

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Desk | 6:00 AM

The government-backed New Zealand Venture Investment Fund has closed the first tranche of capital-raising for a new fund that aims to back kiwi firms into the greater China [...]
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Burma makes record illegal drug seizure

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Sky News | 6:00 AM

Authorities have arrested 15 men and seized the largest shipment of illegal drugs in Myanmar history, officials say. The navy intercepted a ship near the southern town of [...]
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Burma navy in $20 million ecstasy haul

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Enca | 6:00 AM

Authorities arrested 15 men and seized the largest shipment of illegal drugs in Myanmar history, officials said Sunday. The navy intercepted a ship near southern town of [...]
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Police deny rumour that IS terrorists arrested in Burma

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

A senior police officer yesterday denied a rumour that terrorists from the Islamic State (IS) have been arrested in Myanmar and that this group was behind recent rioting in [...]
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UN Reports Increase in Boat People Fleeing Burma, Bangladesh

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A new UN report points to a sharp increase in numbers of boat people mostly from Myanmar, also known as Burma, and Bangladesh. Activists fear a further surge of refugee boat [...]
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‘Burma is Ready to Bust NE Militant Groups If Provided Inputs’

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Outlook | 6:00 AM

Promising all possible support to India’s fight against terrorism, Myanmar has said it will bust training camps of North East militant groups on its soil if India [...]
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Burma to sign more agreements to prevent transnational money laundering

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is talking with Japan and the UK about signing agreements on reciprocal exchanges of information on transnational money laundering, according to Police Colonel Kyaw [...]
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China’s military holds drill close to Vietnam: Report

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Amid its row with Vietnam over the disputed islands in the South China Sea, China’s military recently staged a drill in waters close to Vietnam simulating a scenario in [...]
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Australia wants to resettle refugees on remote Cambodian island

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | News.lk | 6:00 AM

Australia has considered sending up to 1000 refugees to live on a remote island off the coast of impoverished Cambodia under a controversial resettlement agreement, according [...]
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