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As China’s Xi visits Burma, ethnic groups rue ‘disrespectful’ investment

As China’s Xi visits Burma, ethnic groups rue ‘disrespectful’ investment

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw were festooned with banners celebrating 70 years of Myanmar-China relations ahead of the arrival of President Xi Jinping on [...]
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Xi Jinping says China, Vietnam should resolve their disputes ‘properly’

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

China and Vietnam should deepen their relationship and seek to resolve their disputes “properly”, Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Vietnamese counterpart, [...]
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China turns to Burma as the ‘friendly giant in the neighbourhood’

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

China’s president, on a visit to Myanmar, took in the sights with a tour of the Buddhist temples in Bagan and vowed to pour investment into the country even as the [...]
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Asean foreign ministers continue talks in Vietnam

Asean foreign ministers continue talks in Vietnam

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations in Vietnam for a two-day meeting continued talks on Friday, with South China Sea tensions and stalled Rohingya refugee [...]
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China’s Xi to tie up Belt and Road deals in ‘historic’ Burma visit

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar on Friday to ink massive infrastructure deals and extend influence in a neighbour whose ties with the West were frayed [...]
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China sees Burma as stepping stone to Indian Ocean, energy security

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming trip to Myanmar is expected to help Beijing boost its presence in the Indian Ocean, especially if a deal can be finalised on the [...]
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United States urges Cambodia to open politician’s treason trial to media

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

The United States urged a Cambodian court on Thursday to allow journalists to attend the treason trial of opposition party leader Kem Sokha, who is accused of plotting to [...]
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China’s Xi visits Burma to drive home Belt and Road plan

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar this week to nail down multi billion-dollar infrastructure deals in a country abandoned by many in the West appalled at [...]
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Treason trial opens for Cambodia opposition leader

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The treason trial of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha opened Wednesday, more than two years after his arrest in a case decried by his family as a “farce” and [...]
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Cambodia begins treason trial of opposition leader as criticism mounts

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian court convened on Wednesday to begin the trial of opposition party leader Kem Sokha on charges of treason in a case that has drawn condemnation from rights groups [...]
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High expectations for Xi Jinping’s visit to mark 70th anniversary of China-Burma relations

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will try to kick-start stalled Belt and Road Initiative projects and attempt to mediate in the Rohingya crisis during a two-day visit to Myanmar [...]
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Burma sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

Burma sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nearly 200 Rohingya Muslims arrested at sea last month by Myanmar’s navy after a voyage of hundreds of kilometres have been sent back to Rakhine state, officials said [...]
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

14-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 12:35 AM

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbours in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. [...]
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Cambodia casino staff strike over pay at billion-dollar gambling den

13-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of Cambodian workers at a Phnom Penh casino that turns over more than a billion dollars a year continued a strike Friday calling for better pay, in a country where [...]
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Xi Jinping to visit Burma next week seeking to boost ties and push China projects

Xi Jinping to visit Burma next week seeking to boost ties and push China projects

13-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar next week to boost ties and push investment projects, in a show of support for Aung San Suu Kyi’s government as it faces [...]
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