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South China Sea Update: Vietnam, India Call for Peaceful Means in Resolving Territorial Disputes Between China and Other Claimants

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Chinachristiandaily | 6:00 AM

A joint statement was issued by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Vietnamese Premier Nguyen Xuan Phuc, calling for a peaceful resolution of the disputes over the South [...]
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Myanmar Buddhists boo ex-UN chief on peace mission

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Buddhist hardliners booed former UN chief Kofi Annan as he arrived in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state Tuesday to probe religious conflict that has [...]
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1,000 in Myanmar protest Annan examining religious conflict

1,000 in Myanmar protest Annan examining religious conflict

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than 1,000 Buddhists in a Myanmar state wracked by religious and ethnic strife protested Tuesday’s arrival of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, saying the [...]
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Obama meets Laotian president in first US presidential visit

Obama meets Laotian president in first US presidential visit

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Barack Obama on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to step foot in the isolated Southeast Asian nation of Laos, opening a three-day visit meant to rebuild trust [...]
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Hundreds protest in Myanmar over Suu Kyi’s panel on Rohingya Muslims

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hundreds in Myanmar rallied on Tuesday against an advisory commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan to find solutions to the conflict between the country’s [...]
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India-Vietnam Relations After Modi’s Visit

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Modi’s trip to Hanoi was a step in right direction. What’s next for India-Vietnam ties? Amid the changing regional and global political tides, the India-Vietnam [...]
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Obama becomes first sitting US president to visit Laos

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama on Monday became the first sitting US president to step foot in the isolated Southeast Asian nation of Laos, opening a three-day visit meant to rebuild [...]
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Rare focus on little-known Laos as it hosts major summit

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The light was fading over Vientiane on a cool December evening when a Jeep was stopped at a traffic light. CCTV video later showed the occupant of the car being pulled out [...]
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Asean summit may bow to Chinese pressure on South China Sea

Asean summit may bow to Chinese pressure on South China Sea

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian leaders are likely to avoid any official mention at a summit this week of an arbitration ruling that shot down China’s expansive territorial claims in [...]
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G20 agrees refugees a global issue: statement

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The G20 group agreed at their summit in China that refugees are a global issue and the burden must be shared, the leaders declared in a joint communique Monday. [...]
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G20 warns against slide into protectionism

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The world’s leading economies spoke out against a return to protectionism and defended the unfashionable concepts of free trade and globalisation Monday, warning the [...]
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G20 to set up forum to combat world oversupply: EU diplomat

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Group of 20 leading economies will set up a global forum to combat world industrial oversupply, a senior European Union diplomat said Monday at a summit in China. The [...]
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Typhoons striking China and Southeast Asia have become much stronger

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

Over the past 40 years, typhoons that strike East and Southeast Asia have become stronger – and presumably will only continue gathering strength, thanks to climate [...]
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Violence in northern Burma overshadows peace process

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The comprehensive peace process, led by the government and supported by donor countries, which aims to end the decade-long conflicts with Myanmar’s ethnic minorities, [...]
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Chinese premier to attend East Asia Summit, cement ties with Asean

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Immediately after the Group of 20 (G20) Hangzhou summit on September 4-5, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit Laos from September 6 to 9 to attend the 11th East Asia Summit [...]
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