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China border province says did not host Burma rebel leader

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The government of the Chinese border province of Yunnan has not played host to an ethnic Chinese Myanmar rebel leader and does not support him in fighting Myanmar’s [...]
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The myth of Modi’s Make in India campaign

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Six seconds a phone, the supervisor told her, 10 phones a minute, 600 an hour, eight hours a day. In 2009, 19-year-old R. Kalpana landed what seemed like the easiest job of [...]
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Mamata Banerjee in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi for debt waiver

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | PTI | 6:00 AM

West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will seek an interest waiver for her state on the repayment of huge debt during a meeting with prime minister Narendra Modi here [...]
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Saudi Arabia outpaces India to become top defence importer: IHS

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabia overtook India to become the world’s biggest weapons importer in 2014, a year when global defence trade rose for the sixth straight year to a record $64.4 [...]
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Australians sick of being lectured by UN: PM

Australians sick of being lectured by UN: PM

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott lashed out at criticism over Australia’s treatment of asylum-seekers on Monday, saying the country was “sick of being lectured” [...]
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Families visit Australians on Indonesian death row

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The families of two Australian drug smugglers facing imminent execution in Indonesia visited them Monday for the first time on a prison island where they will be put to [...]
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India channel protests rape documentary ban with blank screen

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indian news network ran a blank screen for an hour in protest at a controversial government ban on airing a documentary about the savage gang-rape of a Delhi student. NDTV [...]
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Both Indonesia and Australia believe they are right in the case of two men facing execution

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Inside a remote island prison in Indonesia, two Australians facing death by firing squad await word of their fate. To some, they are ruthless drug smugglers who deserve to [...]
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Forecasters warn of possible Australia cyclone

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A low pressure system off northeastern Australia holds up to a 50 percent chance of intensifying to cyclone strength over the next two days and slamming into a region [...]
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Mother killed in Australia while on phone to husband in India

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indian mother was fatally stabbed in a Sydney park during a brutal attack as she was on the phone to her distraught husband back home, police said Monday. Prabha Arun [...]
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China says progress being made on India border talks

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Progress is being made on drawn-out border talks with India, China’s foreign minister said on Sunday, likening the process to climbing a mountain that becomes harder [...]
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Vinod Mehta, editor of India’s Outlook magazine, dies at 73

Vinod Mehta, editor of India’s Outlook magazine, dies at 73

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vinod Mehta, founding editor of India’s Outlook magazine and a fearless and irreverent commentator on Indian politics, died Sunday. He was 73. Mehta died of multiple [...]
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Middle East-bound teens ‘stopped at Sydney airport’

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia Sunday said it stopped two teenage brothers at Sydney Airport believed to be heading to the Middle East to fight, amid growing concern in Western countries over [...]
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Fighting in Burma Kokang region intensifies

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Fighting in Myanmar’s Kokang region has intensified as the government forces launched six air strikes against the Kokang ethnic army Saturday afternoon in a bid to [...]
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Could Su-35S Deal Edge Out Rafale in India?

10-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

Moscow and New Delhi have agreed to perform design work in India on what Russia claims would be a “fifth generation” version of the Su-35, an agreement that may [...]
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