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Burma government Adopts Wait-and-See Attitude Toward Kokang Cease-fire

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar government is taking a wait-and-see approach to a unilateral cease-fire declaration by armed ethnic Kokang insurgents to ensure the group will not launch any [...]
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Burma rebels announce unilateral ceasefire after 4 months of fighting

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The anti-government rebels in Myanmar have announced unilateral ceasefire with the army after four-months of intense fighting, which has killed hundreds and left thousands [...]
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India’s economic data brings cheer as monsoon worries mount

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India’s industrial production output grew more than expected in April, reaching a two-month high, and retail inflation edged up in May, easing concern over an economy [...]
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Vietnam Muddles China’s South China Sea Challenge

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

China’s recently revealed massive land reclamation activities in the South China Sea represent a particular threat to rival claimant Vietnam’s strategic position [...]
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India’s economic data brings cheer as monsoon worries mount

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India’s industrial production output grew more than expected in April, reaching a two-month high, and retail inflation edged up in May, easing concern over an economy [...]
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India takes first step towards regulating medical devices

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India plans to set up a regulator to oversee the country’s $4 billion medical device industry, according to a draft policy released this month, the country’s [...]
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Pakistan Warns Aid Groups to Follow Unspecified Rules

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

After the police shut down the offices of a major Western aid group, Pakistan’s interior minister warned Friday that other foreign organisations operating in Pakistan [...]
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Burma should leave Asean, says Tun M

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has called on Myanmar to leave the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) if it refuses to recognise the rights of [...]
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Tony Abbott refuses to say whether Australia paid people smugglers

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott has refused to say whether Australian officials handed over cash payments on the high seas to people smugglers, despite two cabinet ministers [...]
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Dr M calls for Burma to be expelled from Asean

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

It would be better for Myanmar to be excluded from Asean as genocide is unacceptable, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The former prime minister urged Asean as well as the [...]
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Indian operation in Burma has Pakistan fuming

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

The Indian army’s brief foray this week into Myanmar to hunt militants set alarm bells ringing in far-away Pakistan, Delhi’s arch-rival whom it blames for stoking [...]
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China welcomes ceasefire in Burma

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

China today welcomed the ceasefire in northeast Myanmar with an appeal to all sides to show restraint and halt hostilities. “We hope the conflicting sides can show [...]
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Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Australia

Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Australia

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Malaysia Airlines passenger flight made an emergency landing in Melbourne on Friday due to an engine problem, Australian authorities said. Flight MH148 departed Melbourne [...]
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N. Zealand man faces 18-year jail term in Bali for drugs

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian prosecutors Thursday recommended an 18-year jail sentence for a New Zealand man accused of trafficking crystal methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali. [...]
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Rebels declare ‘unilateral ceasefire’ with Burma army

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rebels who have fought Myanmar’s army along a rugged border area with China for four months declared a unilateral ceasefire Thursday, after fighting left scores dead, [...]
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