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Xi: China, Vietnam should value positive momentum in relations

Xi: China, Vietnam should value positive momentum in relations

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

President Xi Jinping said China and Vietnam should value the positive developments in their bilateral relationship, properly handle disputes and expand cooperation. Xi, who [...]
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Australian consortium buys power grid after Chinese bid blocked

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Half of Australia’s largest electricity network has been sold to two local firms for Aus$16.189 billion (US$12.35 billion), after Canberra blocked a Chinese bid citing [...]
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Burma military detains 11 more for Rakhine attacks

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

2 subsequently die in detention, although said to have been in poor health on arrest A further 11 people have been arrested in military clearance operations in [...]
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UN: Food aid for 80000 Rohingya blocked by Burma

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

Food aid deliveries planned for more than 80,000 people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state have been blocked because of a military clampdown in the area, according to the [...]
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India, Burma to enhance security, trade ties

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

As Myanmar embarks on a journey of democracy and development, India today assured it of unstinted support as the two traditionally close neighbours agreed to enhance ties in [...]
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Chinese Warships to Dock in Vietnam

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Planned visit comes after two US warships docked at Cam Ranh Bay in early October Three Chinese warships with 750 sailors on board will dock at Vietnam’s strategic [...]
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Vietnam backs US military intervention in region

Vietnam backs US military intervention in region

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

Vietnam supports US “intervention” in the Asia-Pacific if it helps keep peace and stability, the defense ministry has said, in a timely endorsement of a continued [...]
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137 Cambodian school kids fall ill after eating contaminated food

137 Cambodian school kids fall ill after eating contaminated food

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

At least 137 school children in Cambodia’s Takeo province fell sick after eating tainted food distributed by a local volunteer group, officials said on Wednesday. The [...]
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Suu Kyi says Burma struggling to establish democracy

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is struggling to establish full democracy after 50 years of military rule, de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday following a deadly military lockdown in [...]
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More than 80,000 not receiving aid in north Rakhine: WFP

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Food aid for more than 80,000 people in parts of northwest Myanmar has been suspended because of a military clampdown in the area, the World Food Programme said Wednesday. [...]
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US Navy Expanding Ability to Sustain Operations in South China Sea

21-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Agreements with partners and new at-sea capabilities will help ships repair and replenish locally. For decades, the United States has maintained major logistics and repair [...]
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Vietnam group seeks to sue Taiwan giant, says police halt convoy

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police thwarted an attempt by hundreds of Vietnamese to reach a court in a remote town on Tuesday to sue a Taiwanese company, group members said, in the second such bid in [...]
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Dozens killed as typhoons threaten Philippines, Vietnam

Dozens killed as typhoons threaten Philippines, Vietnam

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Weather Network | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is bracing for a potential direct hit from a major typhoon later this week, just days after another storm slammed the archipelago with deadly force. Typhoon [...]
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Hanoi Moves to Derail Drive to File Lawsuits Against Formosa in Vietnam

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese government is attempting to prevent Catholic parishioners from filing more lawsuits against the Taiwan-owned steel company responsible for a chemical spill [...]
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Burma ferry disaster toll nears 50

Burma ferry disaster toll nears 50

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a ferry disaster on a river in central Myanmar four days ago has risen to nearly 50, officials said Wednesday, with most of the deceased identified as [...]
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