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New Zealand PM says UN seat a win for small states

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

New Zealand’s election to the UN Security Council is a victory for small states that shows chequebook diplomacy is not needed to win a spot at the top table, prime [...]
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China, Vietnam pledge to ‘address and control’ maritime disputes

China, Vietnam pledge to ‘address and control’ maritime disputes

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

China and Vietnam have agreed to “address and control” maritime disputes, state media said on Friday, as differences over the potentially energy-rich South China [...]
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Japanese food companies hope to expand Asean presence through Oishii Japan fair

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

An increasing number of these companies are going the extra mile to get their products Halal-certified, food products from Fukushima are also hoping to find regional [...]
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Why India is planning a new road near the China border

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

India has unveiled plans to build a mountain road along the disputed border with China in the country’s remote north-east. The $6.5bn (GBP 4.06bn), 1,800km (1,118 [...]
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Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case

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

A UN-backed Cambodian tribunal began hearing the first genocide case against the country’s brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Friday, another step toward justice for an [...]
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Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29

Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29

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

Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas in northern Nepal early this week leaving at [...]
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Cambodia’s convicted Khmer Rouge leaders resume genocide trial

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

The genocide trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders resumed Friday at a UN-backed court in Cambodia, where they face charges over the mass murder of Vietnamese people and [...]
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‘Syria recruiter’ charged with preparing Australia terror attack

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

A man arrested in Australian counter-terrorism raids in September is facing fresh charges of preparing a terrorist attack on home soil, police said on Friday. Agim Kruezi, [...]
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Australia’s CSL, Ansell join global medical response to Ebola

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

Australian biotech firm CSL Ltd, the world’s second-biggest blood products maker, said on Friday it’s working on a plasma product to treat Ebola following a [...]
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Malaysia calls for Asean cooperation vs IS

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s defense minister has labeled efforts by a US-led coalition to push back the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria “ineffective” and called for [...]
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Convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide trial

Convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide trial

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

The genocide trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders will resume Friday at a UN-backed court in Cambodia to consider charges of mass murder, forced marriage and rape [...]
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DBS, ING, OCBC, Standard Chartered and Sumitomo Mitsui to Finance Burma’s Pamel

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Limited (Pamel), a provider of telecommunications infrastructure in Myanmar, will get a loan of $85bn from a group of banks, in what will be the first [...]
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Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 27

Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 27

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

Search teams rescued dozens of stranded foreign trekkers and recovered 10 more bodies Thursday in the wake of a series of blizzards and avalanches that battered the Himalayas [...]
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2 Haqqani leaders arrested by Afghan intelligence

2 Haqqani leaders arrested by Afghan intelligence

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

Two senior leaders of the al-Qaida-linked Haqqani network have been arrested in eastern Khost province, the Afghan intelligence service said Thursday, claiming a major blow [...]
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Exit polls: India BJP poised to win 2 state polls

Exit polls: India BJP poised to win 2 state polls

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

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party looked poised to win elections in two state legislatures where it has been on the fringes for many years, several exit polls [...]
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