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Burma: Rohingya trafficking victims nabbed in Yangon

25-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has called for transparency and accountability in economic systems to relieve the concerns entrepreneurs may have, an official [...]
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South China Sea Conflict: Chinese Naval Fleet Makes Vietnam Visit

South China Sea Conflict: Chinese Naval Fleet Makes Vietnam Visit

25-Oct-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

China sent its naval fleet to Vietnam to fortify relations between the two countries, amid growing tensions in the South China Sea region, according to reports Saturday. Both [...]
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US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

A US Navy warship on Friday passed through waters claimed by China near disputed islands in the South China Sea, the Defense Department said, drawing Chinese condemnation. A [...]
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Cambodia’s villagers lose ground – literally – to Singapore’s expansion

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CSmonitor | 6:00 AM

Singapore is a long way from this remote Cambodian fishing village – nearly a thousand miles across the sea. But as the bustling city-state grows, Koh Sralav and [...]
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Rights groups urge aid access to conflict-hit Burma region

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Trust | 6:00 AM

Rights groups urged Myanmar to allow humanitarian access to a troubled Muslim-majority region following the latest violence that has prevented aid agencies from delivering [...]
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US on edge over new powder keg in the South China Sea

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China and the Philippines could begin exploiting long-untapped energy reserves in the South China Sea, according to reports coming out of this week’s meeting between [...]
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Burma’s rice export to China fetches 123m USD in H1

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Myanmar exported 335,366 tonnes of rice to China in the first half of this 2016-2017 fiscal year, earning 123.093 million US dollars, according to statistics of [...]
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The Trouble with Vietnam’s Cyber Security Law

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s newly enacted cybersecurity law shows the legislative confusion of a government caught between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, Vietnam’s [...]
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Vietnam Backs US ‘Intervention’ In Pacific Amidst Dwindling Asian Pivot

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Sputniknews | 6:00 AM

Top defense officials from Hanoi and Washington met Monday to discuss the role of the US in the region and how Vietnam would respond to American “intervention” in [...]
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Asian brewers, KKR-led investors vying for East Europe beer brands-sources

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian brewers Asahi Group and China Resources and a consortium of KKR and Mid Europa Partners are among several parties preparing bids for a group of beer brands being sold [...]
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Asean leaders reject calls to be ‘more liberal’ on drugs

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Asean leaders have made a strong stand against suggestions for countries in this region to be “more liberal” on certain drugs. Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr [...]
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Calls for overhaul after 72 die in Burma ferry disaster

Calls for overhaul after 72 die in Burma ferry disaster

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A total of 72 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in central Myanmar, local officials said Thursday, calling for an overhaul of the creaking boats that ply the river as [...]
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Australia Discovers the Cost of Blocking China

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Australia just found out the price of blocking foreign investment. The New South Wales state government announced Thursday it had sold a 50.4 percent stake in power network [...]
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Burma: Lift restrictions immediately on humanitarian aid

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar government must urgently lift restrictions that are preventing access to humanitarian aid in Rakhine and Kachin states, Amnesty International said today. The [...]
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Chinese naval ships set for first visit to Vietnam’s Cam Ranh international port

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam will receive three Chinese warships from Saturday at its newly-opened Cam Ranh international port, a provincial government official said on Thursday, following a [...]
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