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US Vietnam War vet’s remains repatriated after 47 years

US Vietnam War vet’s remains repatriated after 47 years

01-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The remains of an American soldier who went missing in fighting near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam War have been identified and returned to his family, the US [...]
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Fitch: India and China Have Highest Remittances

01-Dec-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

India tops the list of remittances and China comes second, while as a percentage of gross domestic product, funds inflow is most important for Bangladesh, a Fitch study [...]
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India economic growth slows to 5.3pct, boosts rate cut hopes

01-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

India said Friday the economy grew 5.3 percent from July-September year-on-year, significantly slower than the previous three months, stirring hopes of interest rate cuts to [...]
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Singapore Court Orders Caning for Little India Rioter

01-Dec-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The Singapore High Court on Friday ordered caning of an Indian national for his role in a rare riot in the island nation last year. The High Court sentenced Samiyappan [...]
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Taiwan eyeing industrial partnerships with India

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is exploring opportunities for industrial partnerships with India under Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative to boost [...]
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Taliban attack Kabul guesthouse and British embassy car

Taliban attack Kabul guesthouse and British embassy car

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taliban militants attacked a foreign guesthouse in central Kabul on Thursday, hours after a suicide bomber targeted a British embassy vehicle in a blast that killed six [...]
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10 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between rebels, army

10 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between rebels, army

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Heavily armed militants fought a fierce gunbattle with soldiers in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir on Thursday, and four civilians were among the 10 dead, authorities [...]
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Militants attack Indian base in Kashmir region, 3 dead

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Militants dressed in army uniforms attacked an Indian army base in the disputed state of Kashmir on Thursday, killing one soldier and wounding two, as the leaders of India [...]
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Agreement to bring 5000 Burma workers to Macau

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Macau Daily Times | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar Overseas Employment Agency Association signed a memorandum of understanding with the Macau Overseas Employment Agency Association aiming to bring 5,000 Burmese [...]
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SAARC summit salvaged after handshake by leaders of India, Pakistan

SAARC summit salvaged after handshake by leaders of India, Pakistan

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A brief meeting between India’s prime minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart on Thursday salvaged a summit of South Asian leaders, with all eight [...]
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India’s Jaitley to meet Rajan Monday to urge rate cut – source

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indian Finance minister Arun Jaitley will meet Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on December 1 to urge a cut in interest rates when the central bank holds a [...]
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Much at stake as England, Australia resume rivalry

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

There’s far more at stake than just bragging rights between two long-time rivals in the rugby test between England and Australia on Saturday. The winner of the end of [...]
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India’s GDP growth set to weaken, business wants reforms more than rate cut

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Anticipating data out on Friday will show weakening economic growth, India’s finance ministry will argue for an interest rate cut, but bankers and company executives [...]
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Australian extradited to US in Silk Road online drugs bazaar case

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia has extradited a man to the United States to face trial for alleged involvement in Silk Road, a website where people bought illegal drugs like heroin using digital [...]
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India’s Dr Reddy’s says FDA raises concerns about plant

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indian drugmaker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd has received a letter from the US Food and Drug administration highlighting concerns about its manufacturing plant in the [...]
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