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Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at The Hague to defend Burma genocide charges 28 years after winning Nobel Peace Prize

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheSun | 6:02 AM

AUNG Sang Suu Kyi has appeared at the UN’s highest court to defend Myanmar against charges it committed genocide against the Rohingya. The1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner, [...]
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UK to still fund Burma camps despite fears of ‘apartheid-like’ conditions

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The UK has broken ranks with the UN and will keep funding “closed” Rohingya camps inside Myanmar despite fears that doing so may entrench [...]
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95 Rohingya in Burma face jail as Hague hears ‘genocide’ case

95 Rohingya in Burma face jail as Hague hears ‘genocide’ case

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nearly100 Rohingya appeared in a Myanmar court Wednesday after being arrested for trying to flee persecution, their lawyer said, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi addressed the [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi defends Burma against genocide allegations

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has defended Myanmar’s military against genocide allegations made at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) amid accusations [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi to take the stand in genocide case

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi is set to speak out in Myanmar’s defence at the UN’s top court on Wednesday, a day after the former democracy icon was urged to “stop the [...]
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UN: Nearly a half billion in Asia-Pacific still going hungry

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nearly a half billion people in the Asia-Pacific are still malnourished and eliminating hunger by 2030 requires that millions escape food insecurity each month, according to [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi to lead genocide defence at World Court

Burma’s Suu Kyi to lead genocide defence at World Court

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi will lead Myanmar’s defence at the World Court on Wednesday, where her country faces accusations of genocide against its [...]
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High stakes: Burma’s Lady gambles image in Rohingya genocide lawsuit

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From democracy champion to defending Myanmar against genocide charges, the shock decision by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to face the UN’s top court risks further [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi arrives at UN court for genocide hearings

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the UN’s International Court of Justice on Tuesday to defend her country over charges of genocide against its [...]
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Swe Zin Htet on being the first openly gay Miss Universe contestant: ‘People in Burma are not accepting of this’

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle | 6:02 AM

Swe Zin Htet, the reigning Miss Myanmar, is making major progress for both her country and for the Miss Universe pageant as a whole. The 21-year-old told People who will [...]
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Timeline: How the crackdown on Burma’s Rohingya unfolded

Timeline: How the crackdown on Burma’s Rohingya unfolded

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

A brutal crackdown on the minority Rohingya has brought Myanmar to the UN’s highest court and charges of genocide. Aung San Suu Kyi, former political prisoner, Nobel [...]
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An icon’s journey: Aung San Suu Kyi’s life in troubled Burma

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

On Tuesday, World Human Rights Day, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will fight accusations of genocide brought against her country at the International Court of Justice at [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi to appear at ICJ as Burma faces genocide case

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Myanmar leader will defend country against charges of genocide over a 2017 crackdown on the Rohingya filed by Gambia. Aung San Suu Kyi will appear at the International Court [...]
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Vietnam’s richest man bets $2 billion to sell cars to US

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The billionaire behind six-month-old Vietnamese auto startup VinFast plans a feat even Toyota Motor Corp. and Hyundai Motor Co. couldn’t pull off during their early [...]
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Miss Universe celebrates its first openly gay contestant

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The Miss Universe beauty pageant has featured an openly gay contestant for the first timeand she hails from a country where homosexuality is criminalised. Twenty-year-old Swe [...]
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