Category: RegionalSubscribe via RSS Feed

Obama raises human rights in Vietnam, calls for ‘peaceful resolution’ of South China Sea disputes

Obama raises human rights in Vietnam, calls for ‘peaceful resolution’ of South China Sea disputes

26-May-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama made a forceful case for human rights in Vietnam Tuesday during a speech in Hanoi and he called for the “peaceful resolution” of disputes [...]
» More

Burma army chief visits

26-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s armed forces commander-in-chief Senior general Min Aung Hlaing kicks off his three-day visit to Thailand today, where he will meet Privy Council president Gen [...]
» More

Russia unexpectedly loses India and Vietnam

26-May-2016 Intellasia | Pravdareport | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and India make a deal with the USA US President Barack Obama arrived in Hanoi to pay attention to issues of cooperation, economy and security between the two [...]
» More

Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate change

Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate change

26-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, US President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised the country’s next generation of leaders for being more conscious of the [...]
» More

Asean+3, EAS ties crucial to boost education: Mahdzir

26-May-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Education minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said today it is crucial for Asean+3 to establish a partnership with East Asia Summit (EAS) countries to expand cooperation in [...]
» More

On human rights, Obama finds Vietnam a work in progress

On human rights, Obama finds Vietnam a work in progress

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 8:42 AM

When President Barack Obama met with human rights advocates and other activists Tuesday, he spoke of the “remarkable strides” Vietnam was making on a range of [...]
» More

At least 11 dead in Burma jade mine landslide, many feared missing

At least 11 dead in Burma jade mine landslide, many feared missing

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Construction vehicles being used by workers at a jade mine in Hpakant, Myanmar’s Kachin State At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of [...]
» More

US lifts arms ban on old foe Vietnam as China tensions simmer

US lifts arms ban on old foe Vietnam as China tensions simmer

25-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States announced a complete end to its arms embargo on Vietnam on Monday, a historic step that draws a line under the two countries’ earlier enmity and [...]
» More

Obama to lay out vision for Vietnam ties after ending arms ban

25-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama is set to lay out more of his plan for a stronger alliance with Vietnam on Tuesday, after scrapping an arms ban that was the last big hurdle between [...]
» More

Obama pushes for better rights in Vietnam after arms deal

Obama pushes for better rights in Vietnam after arms deal

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama on Tuesday pressed Vietnam to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country’s [...]
» More

China Delivers Muted Response to US Lifting of Arms Embargo on Vietnam

China Delivers Muted Response to US Lifting of Arms Embargo on Vietnam

25-May-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

China says warmer US-Vietnam ties can be conducive to regional stability China reacted cautiously to US President Barack Obama’s promise on Monday to lift a [...]
» More

For Russia, US Lifting Vietnam Arms Embargo Will Not Affect Military Exports

For Russia, US Lifting Vietnam Arms Embargo Will Not Affect Military Exports

25-May-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A Russian official thinks that the lifting of the arms embargo will not ‘affect the export of Russian weapons Russia does not think that the United States’ [...]
» More

Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on US arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China’s growing influence in the region. Fellow Vietnam veteran Ned [...]
» More

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

25-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the US embargo on selling arms to America’s former enemy Monday and made the case [...]
» More

Gas-rich Burma still under sanctions pressure

25-May-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

With energy companies examining the reserve potential in a re-emerging Myanmar, the country’s foreign minister said she’s not afraid of sanctions. Foreign [...]
» More