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Shwe Taung-YCDC property development project launched

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

The joint property development between Shwe Taung Group and Yangon City Development Committee has kicked off. The development, known as Junction City Project, will comprise [...]
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Burma rejects Bangladesh claim on border incidents

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Authint Mail | 6:00 AM

Myanmar government on Sunday rejected the claim of Bangladesh government that the Myanmar side started two fire exchange incidents on the two countries’ border. A press [...]
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China wants to avoid court over maritime disputes, says Vietnam official

China wants to avoid court over maritime disputes, says Vietnam official

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Official claims Beijing made several requests not to take maritime dispute to arbitration China has repeatedly asked Vietnam not to take the two countries’ maritime [...]
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SuuKyi warned in accordance with the law: UEC

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

The Union Election Commission has cited the law to defend its decision to issue a warning on the charter change comments made by Aung San Suu Kyi. The UEC served the warning [...]
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IRD eyes income tax from property rentals

03-Jun-2014 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Yangon aims to increase the number of people paying taxes on income generated from rental properties, according to Ministry of Finance Internal Revenue Department (IRD) [...]
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Air India signs code sharing pack with HK Airlines

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Ailing national carrier Air India, which reported a whopping Rs 5000-crore net loss last fiscal, today signed a code sharing agreement with Hong Kong Airlines, a Skytrax [...]
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Search Area to be Widened in Indian Ocean

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Search Area to be Widened in Indian Ocean

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

With still no trace of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean search zone, the hunt is to be widened over a larger area spanning 60,000 sq km (23,166 sq [...]
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Kangaroo brains on menu as first Aussie cookbook goes on show

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

If you have ever wanted to prepare a meal of kangaroo brains fried in emu fat with a side dish of roasted wombat, there’s a cookbook in Australia just for you. The [...]
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Abe to speak about Japan’s security role in Asia

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will outline his vision for Japan’s defense contribution to regional security to promote peace and prosperity amid tension over [...]
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Japan aid widens Burma factories vs farms divide

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Tin Hsan and her husband lived modestly in the outskirts of Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon, growing rice and betel leaves on their 22 acres and peddling [...]
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Rape of Teens in India Reignites National Outrage

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Pressure built on the Indian government to respond to the alleged rape and murder of two village girls – an attack that jolted the world after photographs of the dead [...]
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Cambodian Garment Workers Go Free After Convictions for Strikes

Cambodian Garment Workers Go Free After Convictions for Strikes

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

In late December and early January, hundreds of thousands of Cambodian garment workers joined a union-led strike calling for the minimum monthly wage to be raised to $160. [...]
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Foreign Companies Hold Sway in Cambodia’s Minimum Wage Politics

Foreign Companies Hold Sway in Cambodia’s Minimum Wage Politics

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Companies don’t usually want to be seen pressuring the countries they operate in. They might note what they need, attend meetings to discuss their concerns, and offer [...]
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In dig at China, Japan PM says supports SE Asia on freedom of sea, air

In dig at China, Japan PM says supports SE Asia on freedom of sea, air

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe, pushing for a greater role for Japan in regional security, said on Friday that Tokyo would offer its “utmost support” to Southeast [...]
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Strained relations with Australia as Indonesia votes

02-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

As Indonesia prepares for presidential elections in July, questions are being raised over what the new Indonesian leader’s attitude will be to relations with Australia. [...]
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