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UN chief likely to address Burma’s Panglong conference

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will probably address Myanmar’s upcoming 21st Century Panglong Ethnic Conference, sources quoted Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee [...]
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H&M factories in Burma employed 14-year-old workers

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Fashion retail giant says it has taken action against its two factories after new book in Sweden raises fears about working conditions in the country Swedish fashion chain [...]
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Suu Kyi government’s Economic Policy Still a Mystery

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Developer Bo San had already sold all the units in his 12-story high-rise in Yangon in Myanmar when he was forced to halt construction. Three months later he faces the task [...]
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Barrier to reform? Suu Kyi sticks with Burma central bank chief

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is standing by the country’s central bank governor, despite concerns from commercial bankers, government advisors and some of his own [...]
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Flooding in Burma ‘worsening’ as monsoon rains pour

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

As meteorologists warn of more flooding, young people in Yangon collect donations for over 500,000 affected Meteorologists in Myanmar have warned of more flooding as the [...]
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Vietnam war: Australia’s role misrepresented on ABC, Sky News

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Just when it seemed that the major myth concerning Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam war had been demolished, a replacement appears to have emerged. Last Thursday, [...]
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Australian treasurer formally rejects Chinese bids for state-owned Ausgrid

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison on Friday officially rejected bids by two Chinese companies in the A$10 billion ($7.67 billion) sale of the country’s biggest energy [...]
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China’s president pledges to support Burma peace talks

China’s president pledges to support Burma peace talks

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to support Myanmar’s peace process Friday as he met with the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Beijing ahead of [...]
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Burma doesn’t want geopolitical tangles

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:00 AM

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi started a five-day visit to China on Wednesday. Suu Kyi, the country’s democratic icon, also serves as chairperson of the [...]
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China, Burma to enhance trust

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Premier Li says Beijing willing to link strategies with its neighbour and advance major projects China and Myanmar vowed on Thursday to further enhance political trust with [...]
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China’s Xi says wants to ensure ‘correct direction’ of Burma ties

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday China wants to ensure relations develop in the “correct direction”, as Myanmar [...]
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India and China Vie for Greater Share in Oil Sales in Burma

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Sputniknews | 6:00 AM

Indian minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar next week. Apart from seeking action against members of militant organisations from India’s [...]
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Suu Kyi seeks ‘right balance’ in Burma’s ties with China and the West

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is in China to bolster political and economic relations with her country’s giant northern neighbour. Analyst Robert [...]
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Can drones help Burma flood relief? Not until the government says so

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Irin News | 6:00 AM

Floods have displaced more than 422,000 people in Myanmar this month. Drone enthusiasts say they want to help assess the damage from the air but are having a hard time [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi assures China of solution to stalled dam

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

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi told China’s premier on Thursday that her new government is willing to look for a resolution that suits both countries to a suspended [...]
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