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48 investment projects approved in Burma’s Rakhine state for local development

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A total of 48 investment projects have been approved in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, according to a report of the Implementation Committee for the Recommendations [...]
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Bangladesh says to meet with Burma on Rohingya trapped at border

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip of unclaimed [...]
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Burma vice president calls for cooperation to eradicate child labour as national duty

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s First vice President U Myint Swe has called for cooperation to eradicate child labour and carry out it as a national duty, saying that the project of its kind [...]
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Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court has dropped charges against all but one of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged last month with producing pornography at a party in the tourist town of [...]
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Factors and actors behind Beijing’s engagement with Burma

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

“China has been very hesitant to condemn the Myanmar government over the Rohingya crisis but instead has offered a brokering role.” TO view the vast array of [...]
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Burma’s first community radio goes on air

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s first community radioKhayae FM for Htantabin township community in Yangon has gone on air, adding to the number of FM line broadcasting from Myanmar Radio, [...]
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Burma seizes drugs and equipment worth $7 mn in lab raid

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar troops seized $7 million worth of narcotics, precursors and equipment in a raid on drug labs in the restive north, the army said Monday, as it continues a war against [...]
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Cambodia discovers nest of critically endangered ‘royal turtles’

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Wildlife experts in Cambodia have discovered a nest with 16 eggs built by the nearly extinct “royal turtle”, in the first such discovery this year, the non-profit [...]
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Burma army chief honoured by Thailand despite Rohingya crisis

Burma army chief honoured by Thailand despite Rohingya crisis

19-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s army chief received a royal decoration from Thailand on Friday, despite accusations his security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing against Rohingya [...]
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Uber plans to sell Southeast Asia business to Grab: CNBC

19-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] is preparing to sell its Southeast Asia ride-hailing business to Singapore-based Grab in return for a substantial stake in the company, CNBC [...]
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Bangladesh: Burma says it’s ready to take back Rohingya

Bangladesh: Burma says it’s ready to take back Rohingya

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Sacbee | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar minister told Bangladesh’s president that Myanmar is ready to take back Rohingya Muslims who fled violence, though Bangladesh said it wanted the hundreds of [...]
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Burma-China-Singapore Consortium Wins Yangon Central Railway Bid

Burma-China-Singapore Consortium Wins Yangon Central Railway Bid

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

A consortium including a Singapore-listed company has won the bidding for the Yangon Central Railways Station Area Comprehensive Development Project, Myanma Railways said. [...]
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Moderate Nepali communist Oli to ‘balance China, India’ as new PM

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Thursday appointed moderate communist K.P. Sharma Oli, who led an alliance with former Maoist rebels to a sweeping victory in recent [...]
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China angered as Narendra Modi visits Arunachal Pradesh

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China on Thursday expressed anger over a visit by prime minister Narendra Modi to Arunachal Pradesh, which China also claims, and said India should stop any action that might [...]
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Trump, Vietnam’s Quang discuss Asia security: White House

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and United Nations should work with Myanmar to facilitate the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh [...]
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