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China on track to develop Indian Railways as Xi heads to South Asia

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | India Today | 6:00 AM

China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India’s rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the [...]
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Ahead of Xi Jinping’s visit: A look at India’s Japan move vis-a-vis China

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | One India | 6:00 AM

Though prime minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Japan probably achieved less than what India desired, it did achieve handsome results. Japan promised $ 34 billion [...]
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With eye on China, Modi’s India to develop disputed border region

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

(Reuters) – India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as the new government seeks to close the gap on [...]
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US to Allow Adoptions From Vietnam After Ban in 2008

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

American parents will soon be able to follow celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in adopting Vietnamese children after alleged baby-selling led the US to halt [...]
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Pranab Mukherjee in Vietnam: Modi’s Asian Power Play

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Indian Express | 6:00 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee’s trip to Vietnam days before the Chinese strongman Xi Jinping’s visit to India might seem a carefully orchestrated diplomatic [...]
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President arrives in Vietnam for state visit

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | One India | 6:00 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on Sunday on a four-day state visit to strategically important Vietnam during which he will hold talks with the country’s top [...]
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Car quirk poses quandary for Burma

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Squads of new foreign cars ranging from rugged Ford four-by-fours to sleek Jaguars have landed on Myanmar’s streets in what could be the first steps in a revolution on [...]
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Korea eyes democratic Burma

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

There’s no doubt that Myanmar is a country in transition. Even its harshest critics admit that many game-changing political reforms have been implemented since the [...]
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Burma investment outreach forum to be organised in New York

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A first ever Myanmar investment outreach forum, involving Myanmar senior government officials and many Myanmar and foreign leading businesspeople, will take place in New York [...]
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Burma to curb human trafficking

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Business-Standard. | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is set to carry out an action plan to curb human trafficking, authorities said Sunday. Myanmar intends to initiate the plan for the period 2014-18 in collaboration [...]
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Burma imposes temporary ban on maids to Singapore

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s government has temporarily barred its women from working as maids in Singapore due to concerns over ill-treatment and abuse, the Myanmar Overseas Employment [...]
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Soryu submarine deal: Japanese insiders warn sub programme will cost more, hurt Australian jobs

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Former senior Japanese military personnel have spoken out for the first time against the submarine deal the Abbott government hopes to conclude with Japan. Australia is [...]
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Catastrophic gridlock if air traffic congestion not dealt with, warns expert

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Asia, including Malaysia and Singapore, may face massive flight delays in five years if countries in the region do not work together to deal with rising flight numbers, a [...]
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Malaysian girl dies after being flung from Australian funfair ride

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian authorities are investigating the death of a Malaysian girl who was flung “like a doll” from a spinning ride at the Royal Adelaide Show where showgoers [...]
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UNDP, Finland support Burma’s democratic governance

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Daily Times | 6:00 AM

The UN Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with Finland, will support Myanmar’s democratic governance, according to the UN organisation here Sunday. Under an [...]
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