Tag: featured

China stresses need for stability at first meeting of new security council

China stresses need for stability at first meeting of new security council

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping held the first meeting of a new national security commission on Tuesday, saying China needed a coordinated approach to domestic and foreign [...]
» More

Philippine rebels slam military killings despite peace deal

Philippine rebels slam military killings despite peace deal

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group on Tuesday denounced the killing of four of its members in clashes with soldiers, just two weeks after a peace deal was [...]
» More

One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One person was shot dead on Tuesday at the site of an anti-government rally in the Thai capital Bangkok, emergency services said, in the latest in a string of violent [...]
» More

Indonesia Sees Chance for Policy Easing in 2015: Southeast Asia

Indonesia Sees Chance for Policy Easing in 2015: Southeast Asia

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will have a chance to ease monetary policy next year as inflation slows, after maintaining a tight stance in 2014, Bank Indonesia deputy Governor Halim Alamsyah [...]
» More

Chinese claims in Malaysia plane hunt reportedly seen as slowing down search

Chinese claims in Malaysia plane hunt reportedly seen as slowing down search

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Officials from the US and other nations involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have expressed exasperation at claims of possible discovery made by [...]
» More

Mini-sub on second mission after first MH370 search aborted

Mini-sub on second mission after first MH370 search aborted

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A mini-sub searching for missing Flight MH370 was again sweeping the Indian Ocean seabed Wednesday after aborting its first mission, officials said, as Malaysia vowed to [...]
» More

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to take to the skies for some of the final [...]
» More

Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A nearly 20-hour gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir ended Monday after government troops killed two suspected rebels in the Himalayan region’s main city, a senior [...]
» More

Russia, China try to finish gas talks before Putin’s visit

Russia, China try to finish gas talks before Putin’s visit

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Moscow and Beijing plan to wrap up a decade of talks on supplies of Russian natural gas before President Vladimir Putin’s expected to travel to China next month, a [...]
» More

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As head of his village, Prajob Naowa-opas battled to save his community in central Thailand from the illegal dumping of toxic waste by filing petitions and leading villagers [...]
» More

Vietnam frees two high-profile dissidents

Vietnam frees two high-profile dissidents

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has released two political activists, the latest high-profile dissidents to be freed as the communist nation comes under increasing international pressure over its [...]
» More

161 killed during Songkran festival celebration in Thailand

161 killed during Songkran festival celebration in Thailand

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

At least 161 people have been killed and 1,640 others injured in a number of accidents caused by drunk driving and speeding during Thailand’s Songkran festival that [...]
» More

China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain

China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has cancelled this week’s bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, which David Cameron highlighted as one of the “important achievements” of his [...]
» More

Bird flu alert in Japan as deadly H5 virus is confirmed on farm

Bird flu alert in Japan as deadly H5 virus is confirmed on farm

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Japan is on bird-flu alert after two confirmed cases at a farm in the country’s south where more than 1,000 chickens have died. The slaughter of 112,000 chickens was [...]
» More

Taiwan hails first US cabinet-level visit for 14 years

Taiwan hails first US cabinet-level visit for 14 years

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday met Gina McCarthy, the first US cabinet-level official to visit the island in 14 years, and hailed her trip as important for ties with [...]
» More