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Q+A on Scarborough Shoal, a flashpoint in South China Sea

09-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines accused China on Wednesday of secretly preparing to build an artificial island on Scarborough Shoal, a tiny and remote outpost in a contested area of the [...]
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Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

09-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday met a survivor maimed by American bombs covertly dropped on Laos decades ago after pledging to help clean up a country he said was [...]
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Korean government to help Burma set up law information system

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Pulse News | 6:00 AM

The South Korean Ministry of government Legislation (MOLEG) will support Myanmar to establish a law information system in hopes that the latest project would expedite export [...]
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The Latest: Obama touring Buddhist temple in Luang Prabang

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Laos (all times local): 2 a.m. President Barack Obama says Southeast Asia means a lot to him and that driving [...]
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Australia Selling Farm to China Debunked as Myth, Morrison Says

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese investors hold just 0.38 percent of Australia’s agricultural land, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, citing a report which he said will allay concern [...]
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Britain, not China, top foreign landowner in Australia

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Contrary to perceptions, British investors own far more agricultural land in Australia than Chinese nationals, an inaugural foreign land register showed Wednesday as the [...]
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Hollande says France and Vietnam have ‘overcome’ difficult past

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | France24 | 6:00 AM

President Francois Hollande on Tuesday declared that France and Vietnam had “overcome” their conflictive past during a historic visit to the Southeast Asian [...]
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Duterte meets leaders of Singapore, Vietnam

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte met leaders of Singapore and Vietnam on the sidelines of the first day of the 28th and 29th Asean Summits in Vientiane, Laos on Tuesday. During the [...]
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80 million unexploded bombs: Obama pledges US help for Laos

80 million unexploded bombs: Obama pledges US help for Laos

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Declaring a “moral obligation” to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to clear away the 80 million unexploded bombs [...]
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Asean urged to close ranks in the face of complex challenges

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Laos President Bounnhang Vorachith today called on Asean to close ranks in the face of complex challenges faced by the grouping. He made the call in his keynote address at [...]
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Burma Buddhists jeer ex-UN chief on peace mission

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Buddhists jeered former UN chief Kofi Annan as he arrived in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state Tuesday to examine a bitter religious conflict that has [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi to visit US next week

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s newly installed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi will meet President Barack Obama in the United States next week, a senior White House official said Tuesday. [...]
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Obama says US is ‘here to stay’ in Asia

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Barack Obama, on his final visit to Asia as US president, insisted Tuesday renewed American engagement with the region would endure after he left the White House. [...]
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Pledging US help, Obama says Laos living in ‘shadow of war’

08-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Acknowledging the dark aftershocks of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to survivors maimed by some 80 million unexploded bombs America dropped [...]
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India sends arms, copters to Burma

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nagaland Post | 6:00 AM

In what may force Indian insurgent outfits to leave their bases in Myanmar, New Delhi has started supplying advanced weaponry and gadgets to the Myanmar Army to enable it to [...]
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