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45 dead, 11500 displaced by flooding in Cambodia since July

45 dead, 11500 displaced by flooding in Cambodia since July

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Flooding in Cambodia has killed at least 45 people since last month, officials said Thursday. About 11,500 people have also been forced from their homes by the flash floods [...]
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Climate change may force new designs in building construction

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Kansas City | 6:00 AM

With climate change raising sea levels and making storms more fierce, architects and builders will have to adjust in where and how they design and construct homes and [...]
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New live cattle market to open in Cambodia

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Cambodia is set to become Australia’s newest live cattle market, after health protocols were finalised between the two countries. The industry expects to ship an [...]
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Cambodia to See Biggest GDP Gain From AEC

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Cambodia Daily | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s gross domestic product is predicted to rise by nearly 20 percent over the next decade following its integration into the Asean Economic Community (AEC) [...]
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US opening to Burma timber could help save forests

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

The US Treasury Department earlier this month granted a 1-year waiver on the sanctions on timber trade of American companies with Myanmar. Under the waiver, timber trade is [...]
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Roundup: China’s 1st overseas airline established in Cambodia

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Cambodia Bayon Airlines, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), was established in Cambodia on Thursday and first flights [...]
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UPS expands networks in North America, extends freight services to Burma

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Post and Parcel | 6:00 AM

UPS has been expanding its operational networks in North America, and has launched freight forwarding services in Myanmar. The company said it is opening three operation [...]
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Vietnam renews lease of Indian oil blocks in South China Sea

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has renewed India’s lease of two oil blocks in the South China Sea for another year, on the eve of Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s first visit to [...]
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Australia defends detention of child asylum seekers

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s immigration minister defended his country’s tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial [...]
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Top Vatican figure in row over child abuse comments

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s leading Catholic cleric George Pell, a top Vatican official, came under fire Friday after drawing an analogy between the church’s response to child [...]
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After big win, India’s new leader faces backlash

After big win, India’s new leader faces backlash

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

When prime minister Narendra Modi swept to power in India’s most resounding election victory in decades, he promised to revive the sluggish economy, rein in rising food [...]
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New Zealand’s Spark almost doubles headline profit

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Spark, New Zealand’s largest telecommunications company, posted a 93.3 percent rise in annual net profit on Friday, with one-off items preventing the carrier slipping [...]
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Malaysia keen to take domestic workers from Nepal – Bernama

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has expressed its interest to take domestic workers from Nepal, already a second largest source country for migrant workers in Malaysia. Malaysian Human Resource [...]
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China and Mongolia target $10bn trade by 2020

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China and Mongolia set out plans to almost double trade to $10 billion by 2020 as Chinese President Xi Jinping began a two-day visit to the neighbouring state, Xinhua [...]
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Pakistan parliament rejects calls for PM to quit

Pakistan parliament rejects calls for PM to quit

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pakistan’s parliament on Thursday rejected calls for prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation as unconstitutional despite massive anti-government protests just [...]
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