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Police raid in Vietnam finds more than 300,000 used condoms being packed for resale

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

Police in Vietnam said they found about 320,000 recycled used condoms that were being repackaged as new, local media reported on Thursday, according to the Associated Press. [...] » More

Asia Today: India’s daily new virus cases on declining trend

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

India reported another 86,052 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a declining trend with recoveries exceeding new cases this week. The latest update from the health [...] » More

Cambodian opposition activists sentenced for treason

25-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Seven Cambodian activists have been handed jail sentences for treason over comments posted online supporting an exiled opposition figure, their lawyer said Thursday, [...] » More

UN rights envoy to Burma says election will fail to meet standards

24-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United Nations human rights investigator to Myanmar said on Tuesday an election set for November would fail to meet international standards because of the [...] » More

Vietnam Sets 2021 Economic Growth Target Of 6.5pct, A Pre-Covid Normal

24-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s cabinet has targeted economic growth of 6.5 percent next year, signaling a return to the same growth pattern experienced before Covid-19, as the [...] » More

Vietnam homes sales, rents and supply all fell in first half, but its property sector remains attractive thanks to successful coronavirus response

24-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Home sales in Vietnam’s major cities fell by between 40 per cent and 60 per cent in the first half of this year, while rents retreated by 40 per cent, according to [...] » More

Residents of Chinese border city near Burma test negative after coronavirus cases

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Residents in a Chinese border city have all tested negative for coronavirus following two imported infections from neighbouring Myanmar, and the city-wide home quarantine [...] » More

Asia Today: Duterte extends virus calamity status by a year

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he has extended a state of calamity in the entire Philippines by a year to allow the government to draw emergency funds faster to fight the [...] » More

Pegatron plans to invest $1 billion in Vietnam plant: state media

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Pegatron 4938.TW is seeking to invest $1 billion in three phases in production facilities in areas such as computing, communication and consumer electronics in [...] » More

Father and son jailed over bomb blast at Vietnam police station

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Twenty people, including a father and son, were jailed Tuesday for the bombing of a police station in HCM City that injured three people, state media said. Authorities said [...] » More

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:51 AM

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, [...] » More

Lost World War II Submarine Is Found in Southeast Asia

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | The New York Times | 9:50 AM

In the murky waters of the Strait of Malacca, about 90 miles south of Phuket, Thailand, four divers discovered a World War II submarine that was scuttled 77 years ago, now [...] » More

Ousted and outspoken: the lady taking on The Lady in Burma

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Booted from Aung San Suu Kyi’s “chaotic and autocratic” party, one female MP is now taking on Myanmar’s national heroine in the upcoming election, [...] » More

Burma rejects calls to postpone election despite virus surge

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar plans to push ahead with a November general election despite calls from opposition parties to postpone it because of a surge in novel coronavirus cases, officials [...] » More

S. Korea, Vietnam look to ease COVID-19 travel curbs

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AA | 1:23 PM

South Korea and Vietnam may soon ease COVID-19 restrictions for business travellers, local media reported on Friday. Discussions on the matter were held between [...] » More