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British pilot with coronavirus in Vietnam wakes from coma

30-May-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A British pilot who was critically ill with Covid-19 in Vietnam has awoken from a coma and is showing signs of improvement, yet his long-term outlook remains ominous, doctors [...]
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Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia

30-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of panic buying, and a 2015 video of a police raid on a [...]
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Vietnamese cops bust $2.6bn online gambling ring

30-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese police have smashed a massive online card ring with revenues estimated at $2.6 billion, the biggest ever bust of its kind in a country where most gambling is [...]
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Cambodia risks being left behind while other Asean members announce reopening of economy

30-May-2020 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:02 AM

As the number of unemployed climb day by day and with limited employment opportunities, mounting debts and lack of economic opportunities, Cambodia risks being left behind by [...]
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Europe moves ahead with lockdown easing, but caution in Asia

30-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Several European countries including France and Britain on Thursday moved to further lift crippling coronavirus lockdown measures, but fresh restrictions in parts of Asia [...]
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Asia Today: S Korea virus cases make biggest jump in 50 days

29-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days, a resurgence that health officials warn is getting harder to track and risks [...]
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Asean military meet focuses on virus cooperation

29-May-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Asean Centre of Military Medicine (ACMM) discussed cooperation in the eradication of Covid-19 in the region and the prevention of a second wave of the outbreak in a video [...]
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China and India move troops as border tensions escalate

China and India move troops as border tensions escalate

29-May-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Thousands of Chinese troops reportedly move into sensitive areas along Himalayan frontier Tensions between China and India over their Himalayan border have escalated, with [...]
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Myanmar village destruction has ‘hallmarks’ of military: HRW

28-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:50 AM

At least 200 houses and other buildings were destroyed by fire in a conflict-ridden state in Myanmar in an incident that has “all the hallmarks” of previous [...]
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Vietnam stuns world with not a single COVID-19 death to date

28-May-2020 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:50 AM

Vietnam is one of those rare countries that maintains it is largely free of the scourge of the new coronavirus pandemic, asserting it has not had a single related death to [...]
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Asia virus latest: SKorean jailed for breaking quarantine, Indonesia deploys troops

28-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:50 AM

Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic: SKorea quarantine breaker jailed A South Korean man was jailed for four months on Tuesday for [...]
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Two journalists detained on anti-state charges in Vietnam

28-May-2020 Intellasia | CPJ | 6:50 AM

Vietnam should immediately release journalists Nguyen Tuong Thuy and Pham Chi Thanh, and drop all charges against them, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On [...]
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Asia Today: S. Korea cases rise, China weighs health changes

28-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:50 AM

South Korea reported 40 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, its biggest daily jump in nearly 50 days, causing alarm as millions of children return to school. Active [...]
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Riding to the rescue: Hanoi motorbike taxi drivers turn first aiders

27-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

On the tarmac of a dark Hanoi street, motorbike taxi driver Pham Quoc Viet mops the bloodied knee of a fellow rider, one of the hundreds of traffic victims he’s tended [...]
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Asia virus latest: Korean jailed for breaking quarantine; Indonesia deploys troops

27-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic: South Korean quarantine breaker jailed A South Korean man was jailed for four months on Tuesday [...]
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