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Burma: Release journalists facing prison over charges linked to reporting from Shan State

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar authorities must immediately and unconditionally release three journalists who were arrested in conflict-ridden northern Shan State last month, Amnesty [...]
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UK businesses keen to modernise Burma’s railways and airports

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

UK businesses are keen to leverage their strengths and expertise to support Myanmar’s transport and infrastructure development, the UK prime minister’s Business [...]
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What Will New Russian Tanks Mean for Vietnam’s Military?

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A deeper dive into a much-anticipated acquisition. After years of rumours and waves of expectations, it has finally been confirmed that Vietnam is going to acquire a total of [...]
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Pet cafe trend cat-ching on in Yangon

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It may be raining cats and dogs in Myanmar, but in Yangon two coffee shops are offering animal-lovers a chance to escape the monsoon as the global pet-cafe craze sweeps into [...]
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Mongolians’ best friend: saving herder dogs on the steppes

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The large stray with a lion-like mane and fur curled into dreadlocks looked no different from the mangy mutts roaming Mongolia’s capital when his future owner found him [...]
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Indian national security adviser in Beijing amid border spat

Indian national security adviser in Beijing amid border spat

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

India’s national security adviser was in Beijing Friday for discussions amid a standoff between Chinese and Indian forces over disputed territory high in the Himalayas [...]
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New Chair Appointed to UN Mission Probing Burma Abuses

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations’ Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar’s security forces, it [...]
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Can Oil Ease South China Sea Tensions?

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Oilprice.com | 6:00 AM

A year after the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favour of the Philippines in a case the country brought against neighbouring China about its territorial claims in [...]
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UK businesses keen to modernise Burma’s railways and airports

28-Jul-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

UK businesses are keen to leverage their strengths and expertise to support Myanmar’s transport and infrastructure development, the UK prime minister’s Business [...]
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Burma Floods Displace More Than 130000

Burma Floods Displace More Than 130000

28-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

More than 130, 000 people have been displaced by recent heavy rains and subsequent flooding across the country, with two deaths reported, according to the Ministry of Social [...]
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Burma Lawmakers to Open Discussion of Critical UN Rights Report

Burma Lawmakers to Open Discussion of Critical UN Rights Report

28-Jul-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Lawmakers in Naypyidaw have approved a motion by the ruling National League for Democracy party (NLD) to open discussion of a UN report that sharply criticises [...]
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Burma to receive revenues from China-Burma crude oil pipeline

28-Jul-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar will gain financially from the China-Myanmar crude oil pipeline, which began operations in early April after the two countries signed an agreement for the transport [...]
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Now showing at a disputed South China Sea island not very near you

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has opened its southernmost cinema on a dispute island in the South China Sea, state media said, part of on an on-going effort to build up civilian infrastructure and [...]
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Fears China, India conflict will boil over into all-out war over disputed territory

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

CHINA has warned India it is willing to defend territory “at all costs” and it should not harbour any “unrealistic illusions” over a border dispute [...]
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China reportedly threatens Vietnam into ending energy exploration in South China Sea

China reportedly threatens Vietnam into ending energy exploration in South China Sea

26-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Vietnam stopped a company from exploring for energy in contested waters of the South China Sea after taking threats from Beijing, the BBC reported early on Monday. [...]
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