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Across China: China-Vietnam border business brings delicious cooperation

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Tran Thi Vui, from Vietnam, runs a Pho Cuon (rice starch roll) restaurant in Hekou in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Just across a riverand the bordersits her [...]
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Burma: Reuters journalists must be released

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar authorities must immediately release two journalists from the Reuters news agency who have been arbitrarily detained for investigating military abuses in [...]
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The Truth About Vietnam’s New Military Cyber Unit

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Task Force 47 needs to be understood as part of the regime’s broader cyber challenges and the limited options it perceives that it has. Recent commentary following the [...]
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Reuters Journalists Charged In Burma After Reporting On Rohingya Crisis

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar after reporting on “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims have appeared in court, with prosecutors formally charging [...]
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Burma prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters reporters

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years, the [...]
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Reuters journalists face court in Burma

Reuters journalists face court in Burma

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Reuters journalists were due in a Myanmar court Wednesday where they could be charged under a secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail, as calls escalate for their [...]
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Burma trial set to begin for 2 Reuters journalists

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is set to put two reporters from the Reuters news agency on trial this week after they were charged under a colonial-era state secrets act, in a case that highlights [...]
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Trishaws keep rolling on Burma’s clogged streets

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Yangon’s streets have transformed from sedate thoroughfares to car-choked arteries in just a few years Surrounded by a trove of tools and spare parts, trishaw maker Aye [...]
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EU raises concerns with Burma’s Suu Kyi over detention of Reuters reporters

EU raises concerns with Burma’s Suu Kyi over detention of Reuters reporters

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The European Union’s envoy to Myanmar has raised concerns about the arrest of two Reuters journalists in a letter to the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, [...]
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Vietnam Sets up Command centre for Cyberspace Defense

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam announced on Monday the creation of a cyberspace operations command to protect its sovereignty on the Internet, with prime minister citing risks related to the [...]
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What’s Next for Vietnam’s New Military Peacekeeping Role?

10-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A closer look at the context behind some key developments in Hanoi’s contributions in this realm. Last week, Vietnam held a ceremony that featured some key developments [...]
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EXPLAINERTwo Reuters journalists due to make second Burma court appearance

EXPLAINERTwo Reuters journalists due to make second Burma court appearance

09-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has accused Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, of breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act, a little-used law from colonial rule. They are [...]
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Friends of detained Reuters reporter pray for his release

09-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Friends of Reuters reporter Wa Lone gathered on Sunday at one of the main Buddhist pagodas in Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon to pray for his release from prison, [...]
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Cambodian PM leads huge rally on anniversary of Khmer Rouge’s fall

Cambodian PM leads huge rally on anniversary of Khmer Rouge’s fall

09-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian premier Hun Sen led a huge rally on Sunday marking the anniversary of the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, seizing the opportunity to burnish his image as [...]
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Rohingya insurgents say they have no option but to fight Burma

Rohingya insurgents say they have no option but to fight Burma

09-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Sunday they have no option but to fight what they called Myanmar state-sponsored terrorism to defend the Rohingya community, and they [...]
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