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New Zealand trade delegation seeking stronger ties with Taiwan

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A visiting trade delegation from New Zealand said Wednesday in Taipei that it expects more opportunities for trade cooperation with Taiwan, including partnerships to explore [...]
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UPDATE 2-Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country’s carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative prime minister Tony Abbott [...]
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Assange fumes as Australia tells him to ‘man up’

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Thursday reacted angrily after Australia’s attorney-general said he should be “man enough” to face Swedish sexual assault [...]
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Australia repeals controversial carbon tax

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation’s worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure [...]
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Can Modi clean the Ganges, India’s biggest sewage line?

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Standing on the banks of the river Ganges a day after his election triumph, prime minister Narendra Modi vowed to succeed where numerous governments have failed: by cleaning [...]
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Lost text ‘stalled search’ for missing US yacht

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Satellite telephone service Iridium Communications failed to give New Zealand rescuers details of a dramatic final message from a missing yacht until the US State Department [...]
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Court approves S.Africa’s Woolworths takeover of Australia’s David Jones

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An Australian court on Thursday approved the takeover of Australia’s David Jones Ltd by South Africa’s Woolworths Holdings Ltd, clearing a final hurdle for the $2 [...]
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Afghanistan’s Kabul airport attacked by gunmen

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A gunfight between Afghan police units and insurgents who attacked Kabul International Airport has ended. Afghan officials said all of the gunmen were killed with one [...]
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Thailand to help launch investment bank for Asia

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

THAILAND has been invited by China to become one of the founding fathers of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is supported by this country’s [...]
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Action not words needed to boost growth, Australia tells G20

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott called Thursday for G20 economies to adopt more ambitious growth targets, urging leaders not to “waste each other’s [...]
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Indian companies favour Singapore for business expansion: Survey

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Companies from India favour Singapore as an excellent destination for their businesses to grow, a news channel today said citing a survey. About 41 per cent of the [...]
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Australian businesses confident about Indonesia’s new

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Australian businesspeople are confident that Indonesia’s new administration, resulting from the July 9 presidential election, will raise business cooperation between [...]
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Malaysian Tanker Hijacked on South China Sea

Malaysian Tanker Hijacked on South China Sea

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian-flagged oil tanker has been hijacked in the South China Sea and its cargo siphoned. It is the latest in a recent spate of such incidents blamed on sophisticated [...]
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In Pacific Drills, Navies Adjust to New Arrival: China

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

An unusual experiment in military diplomacy is under way in the waters off Hawaii, as the US incorporates China into the world’s biggest naval drills for the first [...]
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South America hails new BRICS bank

18-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South American presidents hailed on Wednesday the creation of a development bank by the BRICS group of emerging powers as an alternative to the Western-dominated global [...]
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