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Obama to bolster US ‘rebalance’ to Asia

Obama to bolster US ‘rebalance’ to Asia

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension. Obama is scheduled to [...]
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Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. George, [...]
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Kate Middleton starts summer wrap dress trend in DVF

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Handbag.com | 6:00 AM

Kate Middleton has returned to another favourite designer for her tour of Australia, this time it’s Diane Von Furstenberg. The Duchess and Prince William were visiting [...]
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Indonesia makes veiled criticism of Tony Abbott as Marty Natalegawa emphasizes human rights of asylum seekers

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Sydney Morning Therald | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Foreign minister has again made a series of implied criticisms of Australia’s asylum seeker policies, saying the problem “defies national [...]
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Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Five years after refashioning US foreign policy to emphasize Asia, President Barack Obama will face questions over his strategy’s content and staying power in the [...]
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Prince George ‘unimpressed’ with toy Bilby on Australia tour

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo in Sydney accompanied by their son Prince George. The young prince was [...]
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Living with loss from the Bangladesh factory disaster

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Minu Akhter has not slept properly for a year. Every time there’s a noise, she wakes up fearing the roof will cave in. She can’t go to the upper floors of a [...]
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Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats

Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that’s warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own [...]
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Burma army says 22 dead in clashes with rebels

Burma army says 22 dead in clashes with rebels

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fighting between the military and ethnic minority rebels in northern Myanmar has left at least 22 people dead this month, the army said Sunday, dimming hopes of a nationwide [...]
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White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The White House is focusing President Barack Obama’s upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns [...]
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Michelle Obama not joining husband’s trip to Asia

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it’s not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, [...]
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William and Kate hit the beach on Sydney visit

William and Kate hit the beach on Sydney visit

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate got to grips with Australia’s beach and bush lifestyles on Friday, watching a life-saving display and a sheep-shearing [...]
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Malaysia, Australia to ink deal on black box custody, says report

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial “black box” [...]
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Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese companies’ investments in Southeast Asia surged last year to almost three times the amount invested in China, after relations between Beijing and Tokyo soured [...]
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Australia’s Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

Australia’s Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened [...]
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