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Pakistan races against time to send aid to quake-hit areas

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pakistani authorities said Friday they are racing against time to send relief supplies, including blankets, tents and food to the country’s quake-affected rugged [...]
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Burma opposition candidate wounded in sword attack at rally

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition called for calm Friday after a party MP was wounded by a sword-wielding attacker while canvassing in Yangon, as tensions rise in the days [...]
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Xi’s Vietnam, Singapore trip to boost China-Asean ties

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming trip to Vietnam and Singapore will be a big boost to China-Asean ties, vice Foreign minister Liu Zhenmin said Friday at a media [...]
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Xi’s Vietnam, Singapore trip to help build foundation for China-Asean community of common destiny

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

President Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to Vietnam and Singapore is a crucial step for furthering involvement of the two countries in China’s ambitious plan to [...]
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Vietnam buys Israeli-made air defense missile system, radar

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has ordered an Israeli-made air defense missile system to enhance its air defense capacity, a senior military official said on the portal of the Vietnam [...]
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Australia not to join US operation in South China Sea: FM

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Australia has not been asked to join the United States in sailing warships near Chinese islands in the South China Sea and Australia has no plan to go beyond what it is doing [...]
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What’s Behind Indonesia’s South China Sea Rhetoric Amid US-China Tensions?

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Observers need to look past the words of a few to understand Indonesia’s approach. Over the past few days, much ink has been spilled about Indonesia’s rhetoric on [...]
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Cambodia opposition leader removed from legislative post

Cambodia opposition leader removed from legislative post

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A senior leader of Cambodia’s opposition party was stripped of his post as the vice-president of parliament in an unexpected vote Friday attended only by the ruling [...]
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Despite critics, support for Suu Kyi strong before election

Despite critics, support for Suu Kyi strong before election

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi’s star power has fallen among fellow Myanmar politicians critical of her management style and decision-making, and among fans abroad disenchanted with [...]
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Australia plans Chinese naval exercises despite US warship sail-by

Australia plans Chinese naval exercises despite US warship sail-by

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia said Thursday it would continue scheduled live-fire naval exercises with China, even after close ally the United States sent a warship into disputed South China Sea [...]
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Burma opposition candidate hurt in knife attack on rally

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A candidate for Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition was wounded in a knife attack while canvassing in Yangon, his party said Friday, just over a week before Myanmar holds key [...]
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UN rights expert warns of election turmoil in Burma

UN rights expert warns of election turmoil in Burma

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A UN rights expert warned Thursday of turmoil in Myanmar if next week’s landmark elections fall short of expectations for a credible vote. The November 8 vote is seen [...]
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Arbitration panel OKs jurisdiction in South China Sea case

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An international tribunal ruled Thursday that it can take on a case between China and the Philippines over disputed territory in the South China Sea, overruling objections [...]
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Advance voting kicks off in Burma

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Advance voting kicked-off in Myanmar on Thursday for those unable to cast a ballot in their constituencies on polling day next week, many of whom are soldiers and civil [...]
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SE Asia breathes sigh of relief as rains ease smog crisis

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Persistent rains have cleared the air across vast stretches of Southeast Asia that have choked for weeks on hazardous smoke from Indonesian fires, with officials expressing [...]
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