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Mumbai unveils arty airport revamp

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mumbai unveiled its long-awaited new airport terminal Friday, complete with a peacock-inspired design and huge art display, part of a lavish $2 billion revamp that aims to [...]
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US withdraws diplomat after India expulsion demand

US withdraws diplomat after India expulsion demand

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Friday it was withdrawing a diplomat from India in hopes it would end a bitter dispute that started with the arrest and strip search of an Indian [...]
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China defends South China Sea fishing rule

China defends South China Sea fishing rule

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing on Friday rejected US criticism of a measure requiring foreign fishing vessels to secure permission to enter much of the South China Sea, which it claims almost in [...]
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Thailand still top among travellers from India

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Political unrest in Thailand will not dampen Indian travellers’ enthusiasm for this country, a Thai diplomat has declared. In late November, Thailand was voted the [...]
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Egg might be the only accelerator in Asia with a pool, spa, gym, and bar

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam, several co-working spaces have opened up shop, with the WORK Saigon having just opened in Ho Chi Minh city, Hub.IT going strong in Hanoi, and, of course, the [...]
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Australia PM slams Sydney booze violence

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A “violent binge drinking culture” has turned parts of Sydney into “almost war zones”, Australia’s prime minister Tony Abbott said Friday, [...]
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India to seek foreign investment in giant, creaking rail network

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India will soon invite foreign businesses to help expand its once-mighty but now outdated railways, government sources said, in a move that would mark the opening up of one [...]
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Bangladesh at Risk

Bangladesh at Risk

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections on January 5, everyone lost. The vote was marred by bloodshed, boycotted by the opposition, and notable for a dearth of actual [...]
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Cambodians Risk Their Lives for $160 a Month

Cambodians Risk Their Lives for $160 a Month

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Phoung Sreymom, 23, is a seamstress in Building 32 of the massive Canadia Industrial Park outside Phnom Penh. She lives with her husband and 2-year-old son in a small room [...]
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Maid claims she suffered while working for Devyani Khobragade

Maid claims she suffered while working for Devyani Khobragade

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

As Devyani Khobragade heads back to India, her domestic worker Sangeeta Richard on Friday broke her silence and claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian [...]
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Three Indians allege police abuse in Singapore riot case

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Three Indians, facing charges in Singapore court for their alleged roles in December 8 riots here, have filed a formal complaint of police assault with the Internal Affairs [...]
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Shares of Indian gold lenders up on central bank rule change

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shares of India’s gold-based finance companies soared on Thursday after the central bank eased rules on amounts they could loan in return for gold deposits. The Reserve [...]
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US, India reach deal to end feud over diplomat

US, India reach deal to end feud over diplomat

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indian diplomat whose arrest in New York sparked an intense row was leaving the United States as she was hit with federal charges over treatment of her servant, officials [...]
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India to seek foreign investment in giant, creaking rail network

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India will soon invite foreign businesses to help expand its once-mighty but now outdated railways, government sources said, in a move that would mark the opening up of one [...]
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Canada’s Saputo keeps Australian dairy war alive with offer extension

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Canada’s Saputo Inc extended its offer for Australia’s Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Co on Friday, just hours before the bid deadline, ensuring [...]
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