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Rohingya Muslims in Burma are suffering,the world mustn’t look away

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The buildings, lying between trees and set back from dirt roads, number more than 100. In the second set of images, taken in the past two months, the homes have vanished, and [...]
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbours in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters [...]
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Southeast Asia on terror alert after foiled bomb plots

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian security forces were on alert on Friday ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays after two bomb plots were foiled in Australia and Indonesia and the [...]
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Muslim man found dead after speaking to media in restive Burma state

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The headless body of a Muslim villager has been found days after he spoke to reporters on a rare government-guided media tour of restive northern Rakhine State, Myanmar [...]
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Burma farmers reap rewards from 3D printing

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Whizzing across a blue-lit platform with a whirr and a squeak, liquid plastic emanating from its chrome tip, the 3D printer seems a far cry from the muddy, crop-filled fields [...]
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World’s Worst Air Has Mongolians Seeing Red, Planning Action

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

If you think air pollution in China has been bad, just look at Mongolia. Levels of particulate matter in the air have risen to almost 80 times the recommended safety level [...]
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Survival of the unfittest: Vietnam’s disappearing elephants

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Baby elephant Gold has come a long way since he was found trapped in a well in central Vietnam earlier this year. Today, the one-year-old jumbo, whose tufts of jet black hair [...]
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Lifting US jade sanctions ‘a mistake’: Burma minister

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The minister in charge of mining in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden state of Kachin says it was a mistake for the United States to lift sanctions on the country’s [...]
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Cambodia seizes huge haul of ivory and animal parts

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian customs have seized some 1.3 tonnes of African elephant tusks and other exotic animal parts destined for China Cambodian officials have seized 1.5 tonnes of illegal [...]
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Lifting US jade sanctions ‘a mistake’: Burma minister

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The minister in charge of mining in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden state of Kachin says it was a mistake for the United States to lift sanctions on the country’s [...]
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Cambodia seizes huge haul of ivory and animal parts

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian customs have seized some 1.3 tonnes of African elephant tusks and other exotic animal parts destined for China Cambodian officials have seized 1.5 tonnes of illegal [...]
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‘Thousands may have fled to China’ due to fighting

22-Dec-2016 Intellasia | News agencies | 6:00 AM

As many as 15,000 people have fled across Myanmar’s border into China in the past month as fighting between the army and armed ethnic groups intensifies, the UN says. [...]
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Asean should keep engaging Burma on Rohingyas: Experts

22-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Those hoping for more concrete initiatives out of Monday’s meeting of Asean foreign ministers over the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state were duly [...]
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Malaysia talks tough on Burma’s treatment of Rohingya

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia, the most outspoken of Myanmar’s neighbours over its treatment of its Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, told a meeting of regional foreign ministers Monday of [...]
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Burma faces pressure over Rohingya crisis

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s top diplomat turned the screws on Aung San Suu Kyi at emergency talks in Myanmar on Monday, warning that an army crackdown on the Rohingya minority could [...]
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