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What’s With the New Russia-Vietnam Truck Deal?

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

A closer look at a new protocol between two old partners. Last week, Russia and Vietnam inked an intergovernmental agreement that was billed as facilitating cooperation on [...]
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Vietnam, Russia sign truck manufacturing deal

05-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The governments of Vietnam and Russia have signed an agreement to collaborate on manufacturing trucks in the Southeast Asian country for domestic and regional markets. The [...]
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Explosion in Vietnam kills 2, injures 6

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

A big explosion occurred in Vietnam’s northern Bac Ninh province early Wednesday morning, killing two kids and injured six people, provincial authorities announced. The [...]
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Friends of arrested Reuters reporter in Burma pour out hearts on social media

Friends of arrested Reuters reporter in Burma pour out hearts on social media

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

Ever since Reuters Myanmar reporter Wa Lone was arrested on December 12 on suspicion of violating the Official Secrets Act, friends and former colleagues have poured out [...]
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Air pollution at alarming level in Vietnam’s HCM City: expert

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

Smog that has appeared frequently in Vietnam’s HCM City, with the most recent recorded on Wednesday, shows that local air pollution is now at an alarming level. The [...]
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Msian producer released after 2 months in Burma prison

04-Jan-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A freed Mok Choy Lin called for everyone to pray for two Reuters journalists still being detained in a Myanmar prison, as she looked forward to New Year celebrations with her [...]
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Vietnamese fugitive detained in Singapore seeks passage to Germany

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

A Vietnamese tycoon detained in Singapore is seeking passage to Germany to avoid being sent back home where he could face the death penalty, his lawyers said on Tuesday. Phan [...]
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Is Mekong River set to become the new South China Sea for regional disputes?

04-Jan-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Foreign ministers from the six countries through which the Mekong flows met in southwestern China last month to approve a draft of a five-year development plan for the river. [...]
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Australia’s DuluxGroup says unit to sell China, HK coatings business

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

Australia’s DuluxGroup Ltd said on Wednesday its majority-owned joint venture company DGL Camel International has agreed to sell most of its coatings business in Hong [...]
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World’s awkward silence over Rohingya genocide warnings

World’s awkward silence over Rohingya genocide warnings

04-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A stark warning from the UN in mid-December that genocide may be taking place in Myanmar has been met by an awkward silence around the world, indicating a limited appetite [...]
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Businesses demand quicker reforms, policy clarity in 2018

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Mmtimes | 6:00 AM

After a somewhat “disappointing” 2017 for the private sector, during which key economic legislation failed to take shape as expected, leading businesspeople and [...]
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Msian producer released after 2 months in Burma prison

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A freed Mok Choy Lin called for everyone to pray for two Reuters journalists still being detained in a Myanmar prison, as she looked forward to New Year celebrations with her [...]
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Detained Cambodian opposition leader calls for free and fair vote

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

Cambodia’s detained opposition leader Kem Sokha called for free and fair elections in the Southeast Asian country in a New Year’s message on Monday. Kem Sokha, [...]
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A visual that shows just how many Rohingya villages have been burned

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

In the four months since the Myanmar military began a crackdown after Rohingya militants attacked an army base and police posts on August 25, around 655,000 members of the [...]
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Malaysian journalist detained in Burma arrives safely in Singapore

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Borneobulletin | 6:00 AM

Malaysian documentary producer Mok Choy Lin and Singaporean cameraman Lau Hon Meng arrived here Friday evening from Yangon, where they had spent two months in a Myanmar [...]
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